NALC Says “Trump administration’s 2019 budget targets letter carriers and their families”

NALC Says “Trump administration’s 2019 budget targets letter carriers and their families”

2/24/18 – Yesterday the National Association of Letter Carriers released the following statement regarding President Trump’s proposed 2019 proposed: Yesterday, the Trump administration released its Fiscal Year (FY) 2019 budget proposal. If enacted, the budget (outlined in a document called “Efficient, Effective, Accountable – An American Budget”) would add at least $7.1 trillion to the […]

NALC statement on USPS Q1 financial report for FY 2018

NALC statement on USPS Q1 financial report for FY 2018

NALC News – 2/9/18 – NALC President Fredric Rolando’s statement on the Feb. 9 release of the U.S. Postal Service’s financial statement for the first quarter of Fiscal Year 2018, covering the months of October, November and December of 2017: Today’s financial report for Fiscal Year 2018’s first quarter shows the Postal Service’s underlying business […]

Clerk Craft and USPS Agree on $36 Million Remedy Settlement for Violations Regarding Sales Retention Teams

Clerk Craft and USPS Agree on $36 Million Remedy Settlement for Violations Regarding Sales Retention Teams

APWU News – 01/16/2018 – On Jan. 12, the Clerk Craft and the USPS agreed on a $36 million remedy settlement for the Postal Service’s violations regarding the Sales Retention Team (SRT) Pilot Program. The money will be distributed among Clerk Craft employees to be identified by the National APWU. The Postal Service is required to cooperate […]

APWU Says “WARNING! Voluntary Early Retirement has Potential Side Effects”

APWU Says “WARNING! Voluntary Early Retirement has Potential Side Effects”

APWU News – 01/11/2018 – The Voluntary Early Retirement (VER) recently announced for eligible Clerk Craft employees by the Postal Service has generated many questions from the members of the APWU. The Postal Service published a list of 93 questions and answers shared with our members in an earlier Web article. Many are asking, “Should I accept early-out retirement?” It is […]

Letter Carrier Union Responds To Trump Tweet

Letter Carrier Union Responds To Trump Tweet

NALC – 1/9/18 – Over the holidays, the president mentioned the Postal Service in the following tweet: While it is clear that the intended target was Amazon’s founder Jeff Bezos (who is also owner of The Washington Post), what is less clear is the reason for the sudden interest in the pricing of packages. It’s probably […]

NAPS and Postal Service Agree To Extend Pay Talks

NAPS and Postal Service Agree To Extend Pay Talks

12/21/17 – The U.S. Postal Service and the National Association of Postal Supervisors have been engaged in EAS Pay Consultations for FY2016-2019 since September 21, 2017. Under Title 39, USPS is supposed to provide NAPS with a final pay package within 90 days from the start of pay talks – that is, by today. However, […]

Clerk Craft Successfully Stops “End of Day” Button

Clerk Craft Successfully Stops “End of Day” Button

Arbitrator Das sides with union for arbitration victory APWU News – 12/12/2017 – Arbitrator Shyam Das found in favor of the APWU again in the union’s on-going efforts to enforce the Global Settlement Memorandum of Understanding (GSMOU) and the Global Settlement Remedy Agreement (GSRA) for implementing the GSMOU. In an award issued December 8, 2017, Das found that the “End of […]

APWU Clashes with Postal Management on New 3971 Language

APWU Clashes with Postal Management on New 3971 Language

12/01/2017 – APWU News – The Postal Service’s Request for or Notification of Absence (Form 3971) has been amended to include a new section applicable to those going on leave without pay (LWOP) for official union business.  This new section states: LWOP – Union Official (Required Certification) By signing this form, I certify this request is not for […]

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