In current negotiations, the management trustees of the union's pension propose to radically change the union's pension plan.
Hundreds of retirees and their supporters rallied in connection with hearings held by the White House Commission on Aging.
The two cases show that unions can defend their pensions - pensions which often make up for artificially lowered pay.
The nation's four postal employee unions are uniting for the Nov. 14 protest against planned Jan. 2015 shutdown of 82 more distribution centers.
Delegates adopted a multi-point action platform for coming years to battle what President Gerard called "shrewd, greedy and powerful" forces out to destroy workers.
Workers from many walks of life will join picket lines a day after Tories threatened to impose new anti-union laws if they win the next election.
The LA pension case affects 20,000 present municipal workers and the Illinois case affects 621,000 workers and retirees.
Why is the Postal Service pretending it is losing money when, in fact, it is making a profit?
Hundreds of AFGE members marched on Capitol Hill on Feb. 11 campaigning for national and union causes.
Thousands of elementary and secondary school teachers in Puerto Rico carried out a two day strike to protest a raid on their pension plans.