APWU National Agreement Provides Uniform Allowance for Postal Clerks in POStPlan Offices

APWU National Agreement Provides Uniform Allowance for Postal Clerks in POStPlan Offices

APWU – 06/16/2017 – On June 14, the APWU and the Postal Service reached an agreement resolving a Step 4 National Dispute that career Clerk Craft employees assigned to a POStPlan office are entitled to a uniform allowance. The parties agreed that career Clerk Craft employees who staff POStPlan offices will be considered eligible to participate in […]

Postal Union Geared Up to Fight Back Against USPS Reductions in Service and Jobs

Postal Union Geared Up to Fight Back Against USPS Reductions in Service and Jobs

APWU Geared Up to Fight Back Against USPS Reductions in Service and Jobs 06/16/2017 – Throughout the country, the Postal Service has launched an all-out assault on our jobs and is blatantly violating the Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA) in their staffing of post offices.  The USPS is reducing service to the community and disrupting the lives of […]

Arbitrator Goldberg found USPS violated ‘POStPlan’ MOU

Arbitrator Goldberg found USPS violated ‘POStPlan’ MOU

APWU Wins Another National Level Arbitration Award Arbitrator Goldberg found USPS violated ‘POStPlan’ MOU 06/07/2017 – The APWU scores another victory today, defending postal employees in the union’s bargaining unit. Arbitrator Goldberg issued an award in a national-level case over what remedy was due for the Postal Service’s failure to staff ‘POStPlan’ offices following an […]

Maintenance Craft Agreement with USPS Resolving Line H Dispute

Maintenance Craft Agreement with USPS Resolving Line H Dispute

AWU News – 05/19/2017 –  The Postal Service and the Maintenance Division of the APWU signed an agreement resolving a national level dispute regarding custodial hours on line H of Form 4852 (case number Q15T-4Q-C 17274095). The issue in the case is the determination of compliance with item 6 of the July 9, 2014 TL-5 […]

APWU: PSEs Getting a Pay Raise

APWU: PSEs Getting a Pay Raise

APWU – 05/16/2017 – Starting May 13, Postal Support Employess (PSEs) will get a pay raise of 20 cents an hour. The increase will be reflected in the June 2 paychecks. Click here for updated payscales. PSEs are not eligible for COLA increases, including the most recent increase of 16 cents per hour all career […]

Miners Win Permanent Funding for Retirement Health Care

Miners Win Permanent Funding for Retirement Health Care

APWU News – 5/5/17 – On May 4, Congress passed legislation providing for 22,600 retired coal miners, widows and dependents to have the health care they were promised by the federal government and earned through going into the mines for decades to power the country. The members of the United Mine Workers of America (UMWA) […]

‘Enough is Enough’ – APWU Members Take it to the Streets

‘Enough is Enough’ – APWU Members Take it to the Streets

APWU News – 5/1/17 – Members of the Barre Local [VT] were joined by their APWU brothers and sisters from across New England – including National President Mark Dimondstein and Northeast Regional Coordinator John H. Dirzius – for an informational picket outside the South Main Street post office on Friday, April 28. Vermont State Labor […]

Workers Memorial Day is April 28

Workers Memorial Day is April 28

APWU News – 4/24/17 – The labor movement will observe Workers Memorial Day on April 28, to commemorate those who have been killed or injured on the job and to revitalize the fight for workplace safety. Each year, thousands of workers die and millions more are injured or sickened from dangerous working conditions. Many employers […]

APWU Receives Favorable Arbitration Ruling – Clerk Craft Gains 362 Administrative and Technical Jobs

APWU Receives Favorable Arbitration Ruling – Clerk Craft Gains 362 Administrative and Technical Jobs

04/24/2017 – APWU News – Arbitrator Goldberg ruled that the Postal Service failed to make a good faith effort to return 362 administrative and technical jobs to the Clerk Craft. The arbitration award was issued on April 21, 2017 and settles a long-standing dispute over the Clerk Craft Jobs Memorandum of Understanding in the 2010 […]

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