FREDERICK — The American Postal Workers Union, AFL-CIO, has announced its endorsement of the re-election of Rep. Beverly B. Byron, D-6th.
The APWUis the largest postal union in the world, with 360,000 members. Its endorsement is the first formal declaration of organizational supportin the March 3 primary.
"I'm pleased with the continued endorsement of the American Postal Workers," Byron said. "It says that working people are in basic agreement with my views and voting record in Congress. I value their trust and support."
APWU National Legislative Director Patrick Nilan told Byron the postal workers appreciated her support on such critical issues as removing the postal service from the federal budget, and reform of the Hatch Act and the Workplace Fairness Act.