NAPUS: Postal Service Clarifies Evaluation Policy

NAPUS: Postal Service Clarifies Evaluation Policy

The following information was received from Postal Service clarifying PMG, Megan Brennan’s announcement at the National convention regarding implementing Post Office evaluations. “Until further notice, the decision has been made to implement Post Office evaluations only in vacant offices. The result of this decision is that no office will be downgraded or upgraded unless vacant. […]

Letter Carriers to Be Recognized as Heroes of the Year

Letter Carriers to Be Recognized as Heroes of the Year

WASHINGTON, Sept. 19, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Letter carriers who rescued residents from burning homes, saved a young boy who had darted onto a busy highway and stopped an assault and robbery targeting several women will be honored Wednesday in Washington DC. Other carriers being recognized on Sept. 21 brightened the lives of children with disabilities, […]

Video: NALC 2016 Letter Carrier Heroes of the Year

2016 Letter Carrier Heroes of the Year Letter carriers who saved a girl from a vicious dog attack, stopped and assault and robbery, rescued patrons from house fires, formed special bonds with their customers and used their personal story to help educate others about mental illness and addiction are the 2016 Letter Carrier Heroes of the […]

Attention Retirees: Applications for Holiday Temp Jobs Due Sept. 11

Attention Retirees: Applications for Holiday Temp Jobs Due Sept. 11

APWU – 09/01/2016 – Time is running short for APWU retirees who are interested in applying for temporary positions as Holiday Clerk Assistants: Applications are due Sept. 11. The Peak Season Exception Periods memo signed by President Mark Dimondstein and the USPS Vice President of Labor Relations in September 2015 has been carried forward into the new contract.  Therefore, […]

APWU: Two Settlements Address DBCS Staffing And Employee Orientation Disputes

APWU: Two Settlements Address DBCS Staffing And Employee Orientation Disputes

09/01/2016 – The APWU and USPS signed two important Step 4 settlements recently, Industrial Relations Director Tony D. McKinnon Sr. has announced. On Aug. 24, with the help of Assistant Clerk Craft Director Lynn Pallas-Barber, McKinnon reached agreement with the Postal Service on the issue of whether the “normal staffing” of two clerks per machine on Delivery […]

APWU: MVS Wins Important Ruling on Subcontracting Notification

APWU: MVS Wins Important Ruling on Subcontracting Notification

09/02/2016 – The APWU won an important arbitration case on Aug. 18, when Arbitrator Shyam Das ruled that the Postal Service violated the Collective Bargaining Agreement by notifying the union of subcontracting awards after they have been let. Arbitrator Das ordered the Postal Service to cease and desist from such violations and to comply with provisions of Article 32.2.B […]

PMG Addresses NAPUS and Postmasters At National Convention – People Move The Mail

PMG Addresses NAPUS and Postmasters At National Convention – People Move The Mail

Postmaster General Megan Brennan addressed NAPUS and League of Postmasters members at their national convention in New Orleans on Monday. Aug. 29. She thanked Postmasters for their efforts in achieving tremendous service performance for the Postal Service. She asked the veterans in the audience to stand and thanked them for their service, reminding everyone the […]

MVS Continues to Fight Subcontracting

MVS Continues to Fight Subcontracting

08/31/2016 – The Motor Vehicle Service Craft has won some major battles in the fight against subcontracting, but challenges still lie ahead, MVS Craft Director Michael O. Foster said at the craft conference prior to the National Convention. “We continue as a union as a whole, to try to get the Postal Service to see the value […]

APWU Says Loud and Clear: ‘We Don’t Want No TPP!’

APWU Says Loud and Clear: ‘We Don’t Want No TPP!’

 Convention News Service Bulletin 02-16 (2.01 MB) 08/24/2016 – APWU delegates held a spirited rally protesting the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) on the second day of the union’s National Convention. With Secretary-Treasurer Liz Powell serving as emcee, and the APWU Labor Chorus singing loud and proud, speakers outlined the damaging effect the trade deal between the US and 11 […]

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