The objective of the Miami Area Local Retiree Chapter of the American Postal Workers Union shall be to support legislative and political activity that will benefit retirees and to assist the American Postal Workers Union (APWU) to achieve its legislative goals outlined by the local, state, and national.
Congratulations to Our New Officers
- Charlene Butler, President / Director of Legislature
- Kevin Baker, Vice President
- Gaynell Al-Maruf, Treasurer
- Thomas Al-Maruf, Recording Secretary
- Robert T. Alicea, Trustee
Message from the President
By: Charlene Butler, President
Greetings Fellow Retirees,
Welcome to the month of April. I hope each of you are well. Thank you for casting your vote in our last election for me to serve as your President for another term. I am eternally grateful for your vote of confidence in me and my ability to represent our APWU Retirees chapter. I am excited to bring you the latest important updates.
Upcoming Meetings & Events
Miami APWU Retirees Meeting Suspension Notice
The Miami APWU Retirees chapter meetings are suspended due to corona virus. We will send updates as the spread of this virus is brought under control or completely eliminated. Until then, please do not to put your health or that of others at risk.
Special Announcements & Latest News
Alliance for Retired Americans Monday Alert – 7/26/21
As Florida becomes U.S. epicenter of covid-19, it reports a wrong death count
Florida recorded more coronavirus cases this week than California, Texas, New York and Illinois combined, a Palm Beach Post analysis of state and federal data shows. The state logged 73,199 more infections in this week’s state Department of Health report. That’s the biggest one-week surge since Jan. 27.
U.S. COVID Infections, Deaths Drop to Levels Not Seen Since Last Summer
Fewer than 30,000 new coronavirus cases are now being reported daily in the United States, with deaths as low as they have been since last June.
Infection and death rates are dropping dramatically as nearly 50 percent of Americans have now received at least one vaccine shot, Times reported.
Anton Hajjar Confirmed to Postal Board of Governors
We are writing with the exciting news that Anton Hajjar, President Biden’s third nominee, was just confirmed by the Senate to serve on the Postal Board of Governors!
Anton is the former General Counsel of the American Postal Workers Union and a strong advocate for workers’ rights and the public service mission of the People’s Post Office.