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Benefits at a Glance

HERE ARE SOME EXAMPLES OF WHAT FIRST-CLASS REPRESENTATION

BY THE APWU MEANS FOR UNION MEMBERS

American Postal Workers Union, AFL-CIO

1300 L Street NW, Washington DC 20005



www.apwu.org

Originally produced by the APWU Organization Department



Wages
* Regular pay increases
* Cost-of-living adjustments
* Sunday premium pay
* Night differential
* Time-and-a-half for overtime
* Double time for excessive overtime
Benefits
* Health insurance - 84% paid by the  USPS
* Life insurance - fully paid by the  USPS
* 10 paid holidays
* Generous sick-leave and vacation  benefits
* Flexible spending accounts for  healthcare and dependent-care  expenses
* Flexible spending accounts for  healthcare and
 dependent-care expenses
* LifeCare referral services
* Postal Employee Relief Fund
Job Security
* Excellent job security
* Protection against layoffs after six  years of continuous service
* Jobs awarded by seniority, not  favoritism
* Training program to upgrade skills,  opportunities
Representation
* Outstanding representation in contract negotiations
* An effective grievance procedure to adjudicate disputes with management
* An active legislative program that fights for postal workers on Capitol Hill
Union Democracy
* Direct election of all union officers
* Membership ratification of contracts
* Access to a wealth of information - at union meetings, through the union’s magazine, news bulletins and Website
* Opportunities to participate at all levels of the organization
Members Only Privileges
* APWU Mastercard
* Union Plus discounts
* Union Plus mortgage program
* APWU Health Plan, which provides comprehensive coverage at a reasonable cost
* College and vocational scholarship programs
* Voluntary Benefits Program, including term life insurance, supplemental hospital cash, disability income, group legal services, accidental death and dismemberment insurance, dental coverage, basic care hospital plan
* Accident Benefit Association
* The American Postal Worker magazine

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