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    Veterans' Day Observed on Saturday November 11: Postal Retail and Delivery Closed

    Chris Smith
    By Chris Smith,
    Web News Article #: 99-2017

    Each year, Veterans' Day is celebrated on Nov. 11. For 2017, the holiday falls on a Saturday. 

    There has been some confusion about when the Postal Service will observe the holiday because it has a six “business” day week. For clarification, USPS Retail and Delivery will be closed on Saturday, November 11, 2017. It will be business as usual on Friday, November 10, 2017.

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    2018 Social Security COLA to Health Care Executive Order

    Chris Smith
    By Chris Smith,

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    HEADLINES: 2018 Social Security COLA will be 2.0%: Not Enough to Offset Medicare Part B Premiums; House Slashes Medicare to Fund Children’s Health Insurance Program; President Trump Signs Health Care Executive Order, Ends Affordable Care Act Subsidies; CNN: Investigation Finds Drug May Be Inappropriately Prescribed Pill to Nursing Home Residents; Nebraska Alliance Elects Officers, Wisconsin Alliance Draws Gubernatorial Candidates.

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    2017 Penalty Overtime Exclusion Period

    Chris Smith
    By Chris Smith,
    Web News Article #: 98-2017

    penalty-overtime-exclusion.pngThis year, the December period begins December 2, 2017 (Pay Period 25-17- Week 2) and ends December 29, 2017 (Pay Period 01-18 - Week 1).

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    Update on the House Budget Resolution

    Chris Smith
    By Chris Smith,
    Web News Article #: 97-2017

    2017-10-13-capitol-building-blue-sky.pngOn Thursday, Oct. 5, the U.S. House of Representatives voted to advance its 2018 budget resolution... "The budget fight is far from over," said Legislative & Political Director Judy Beard.

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    Secretary-Treasurer Powell Receives Labor & Social Justice Leadership Award

    Chris Smith
    By Chris Smith,
    Web News Article #: 96-2017

    Spirit-of-Democracy-Award-10-4-17.jpgAs the first female executive officer in APWU history, Liz Powell was recognized for her consistent support, education and guidance in increasing representation of workers in communities in state and local unions.

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