The Houston Area Local #185 welcomes you to our new site. Our goal is to always keep you informed of the current issues being addressed by the American Postal Workers Union (APWU), the United States Postal Service and particularly our local. We hope to provide you with pertinent and informative information along with important links that will assist in encouraging you to explore more.
When APWU Local Members login you will have access to all information listed under Members Resources. "Important Links" cover a wealth of information from the National and Local level, Postal Employee Info., Health, Music, Education for Children, etc. for you to enjoy.
By joining APWU e-Team you will receive updates which are important to all union members.
Contact your representative's DC office.
Go to the "Congressional Information Center" in the left-hand column for information about your representative.
Contact Your Senators Now!! Click "Congressional Information Center" in the left-hand column of our website. A letter has been prepared for your representative, simply type in your zip code and complete the required information to send the letter to your representative.
PSE's who have completed their 360 days of service become illegible for Health Insurance.
Code 474 for Self coverage and 475 for Family and Self coverage for Consumer Driven. You can fax or mail in the forms once they are completed.
"Although it is true that only about 20 percent of American workers are in unions, that 20 percent sets the standards across the board in salaries, benefits and working conditions. If you are making a decent salary in a non-union company, you owe that to the unions. One thing that corporations do not do is give out money out of the goodness of their hearts." Molly Ivins