NJ Postal worker sentenced to three years in prison for mail theft, bank fraud

NEWARK, N.J. – An Essex County, New Jersey, woman was sentenced today to 36 months in prison for stealing checkbooks and credit cards from the mail while employed as a U.S. Postal Service (USPS) clerk and filing fraudulent applications for loans intended for small businesses experiencing disruptions due to the COVID-19 pandemic, U.S. Attorney Philip R. Sellinger announced. Continue reading

APWU: It’s time for Medicare for All

The healthcare system in the United States is profoundly broken. While insurance and pharmaceutical companies post record profits, 28 million people in the country are still uninsured and millions more are forced to forego necessary care because of unaffordable costs. Today, Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT), introduced a bill, the Medicare for All Act of 2022, that reimagines healthcare as a fundamental human right. Continue reading