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    • COVID-19 CORONA VIRUS INFO CENTER

      We hope all are getting the proper saftey supplies and information regarding the COVID-19 CORONA VIRUS. We will be adding all Stand-Ups, MOU updates and anything else we receive from the USPS regarding the COVID-19 CORONA VIRUS. Please be safe, use common sense, and above all, demand that your safety be the priority for the Postal Service through this current pandemic. Take care of yourselves and eachother.

      Here is a link to the National APWU website: APWU PUSHES FOR POSTAL WORKERS. Towards the bottom of the page will be a LATEST RESOURCES section with 4 drop downs. These contain all the updates, stand-ups, temporary MOUs and more to assist working members through the COVID-19 pandemic.

      2020 POSTAL WORKER WEST

      Here is the newest info & news from POSTAL WORKER WEST issued by Omar Gonzalez, Wester Regional Coordinator
       

      APRIL 2020 COVID-19 SPECIAL EDITION

      MARCH 2020 EDITON

      APIS

      POSTAL/FEDERAL EMPLOYEE BENEFITS SPECIALIST

      APIS...ONE STEP AHEAD SINCE 1988

      American Payroll Insurance Services provides APWU members with valuable benefits and services including CSRS and FERS retirement calculations, TSP counseling, financial planning, FEGLI evaluation and retirement applications review (Blue book).

      APIS also provides TSP Counseling Workshops for APWU Locals as well as individual off the job benefits such as Dental and Vision Plans, Life insurance, Cancer policies, IRA’s and Annuities.

      For more information about APIS services or to schedule a workshop for your local, Please, contact:

      - Alain Gatignol (619) 887-3510 – ag@feasc.com or
      - Kenny Gatignol- (619) 709-3258 –
      kennyg@feasc.com or
      -
      Office: 1-888-647-8777
      - Website:
      www.feasc.com

      2020 CAL STATE CONVENTION UPDATE!

      2020 APWU CALIFORNIA STATE CONVENTION
      POSTPONED



       

      UPDATE!:
      After the 03/25/20 Executive-Board meeting the E-Board members of APWU of California State agreed to hold a teleconference meeting on 08/05/20 to determine if rescheduling is possible for a future date in the 2020 year based on COVID-19. Results and updates will be posted here after the meeting on 08/05/20.

      Due to current impact of the COVID-19 "Corona" virus, this years 2020 state convention is cancelled. There will be an Executive Board Telecon meeting held Wednesday 03/25/2020. 

      CONTACT CALIFORNIA STATE PRESIDENT GAARE DAVIS FOR MORE DETAILS AT CALSTATEGD@ATT.NET OR 626-487-4366.

      A WORD FROM OUR LEGISLATIVE DIRECTOR



      California Postal Voters Have Impact

       

      APWU Sisters and Brothers:

      I am reaching out to you regarding our efforts in the upcoming primary election in March and the general election in November 2020.  Also, we include the mechanics of the registration process because our families and friends should be encouraged to gain eligibility and vote in California elections.

      Please check this website in the days and weeks ahead for voter guides and other information to enlighten our crucial expression of citizenship, your vote, and why we must take concrete actions to voice our prerogatives. 

      Voting in the 2020 elections provides the ability to elect public officials who express our values and offer the opportunity to improve the quality of life for ourselves, our families, and our communities.  The ballot box can be used to advocate on behalf of disadvantaged and marginalized people including Union members.

      Two indisputable facts illustrate why California Postal Workers must vote in 2020:

      1. Since the California Congressional delegation has a 46 to 7 advantage in favor of Democrats, it is crucial that this political superiority be used to benefit working people generally and Postal Workers specifically.
      2. The California State Legislature in Sacramento has been sympathetic to issues important to Postal Workers such as consolidation.  To the extent we engage the State Legislature, we open a new arena where Postal Workers can contest the Postal Service on grounds unexplored by APWU.  In the interest of brevity, many other reasons compelling us to vote could have been included.

      In order to vote on March 3, 2020, your registration must be postmarked or electronically submitted by February 17, 2020.  A person is eligible to vote in California if: they are a citizen of the United States and a California resident, and they will be at least 18 years old on Election Day.  If a person has not currently mentally incompetent to vote as determined by a Court, the person is eligible.  A person is not eligible to vote if they are in Federal or State prison, or on parole for the conviction of a felony.

      Our participation in these elections cannot be overemphasized.  When we vote, our clout extends to Congress and the California Legislature.  We must fully exercise our power to benefit our families and communities.


      Phillip M. Warlick, California APWU Legislative Director

      MIKE EVANS SCHOLARSHIP

       DEADLINES:
      2020 school year deadline has passed.
      Applications for 2021 school year must be received by April 22,2021

      In honor of our late California State President Mike Evans, a scholarship was presented and passed by the APWU of California Executive Board on May, 18th 2019.
      There will be two scholarships awarded. One for Members-At-Large (MALs) and the other for all locals within California.

      For any questions or info feel free to contact President Gaare Davis @: 626-487-4366 or CALSTATEGD@ATT.NET.

      APPLICATION FORMS AND GUIDLINES:

      MAL Application form

      State Local Application form

      Scholarship Rules & Guidlines

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