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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

Charlene ButlerApril Updates

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.

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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

APWU health news

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.

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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.

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Say no to mail delays

Management is planning to make permanent delays to our mail delivery and it’s up to us to stop it. As postal workers, we know better than anyone how postal customers depend on fast and reliable service.

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Alliance for Retired Americans Friday Alert – 4/30/21

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Workers Memorial Day

Today, we are marking Workers Memorial Day by taking action together to protect our health and safety at work.

Workers Memorial Day marks the anniversary of the passage of the Oc­cupational Safety and Health Act (OSHA), which came into effect fifty years ago today. It is a day to remember workers killed or injured at work and to redouble the labor movement’s fight to secure safe workplaces for all.

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John Lewis Voter Advancement Day Votercade

John Lewis Voter Advancement Day Votercade

Date and Time: May 8, 2021,  2:00pm – 4:00pm

Venue: MORGAN LEVY PARK | 5300 NW 102nd Ave | Doral, FL 33178

Organizers: Broward For Progress and Labor Community Alliance

The voting rights of America’s Voters of Color and Youth Voters are under attack nationally by state legislators introducing and passing laws to suppress their participation in elections. Meanwhile, big business and billionaires are able to spend unlimited amounts of funding to buy our elections.

Join us as we mobilize as a CAR PARADE on May 8 in the name of John Lewis as part of 100 events across the nation to pass the For the People Act (H.R. 1), the John Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act (H.R. 4), D.C. Statehood and address the filibuster to do so.

Together, we can build a better nation and a stronger democracy.


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Alliance for Retired Americans Monday Alert – 4/26/21

GOP voting reforms would hurt FL voters in nursing homes and ALFs, but that could change

Residents in nursing homes and assisted-living facilities have long cast their paper ballots on-site, getting help from various people who could bring them blank ballots to be completed and then delivered to authorized sites.

But residents may not realize that lawmakers in the Florida Legislature would no longer allow that practice if controversial voting-reform measures get approved in Tallahassee.

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