APWU: Maintenance Craft Defeats Improper Excessing

Web News Article #: 173-14 09/19/2014 – The APWU and USPS settled an important dispute, Maintenance Craft Director Steve Raymer has announced, stipulating that the Postal Service cannot declare an installation “non-maintenance capable” and use the designation to justify excessing Maintenance Craft employees who work on Building Equipment. The work at issue is primarily that…

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USPS OIG Audit Project: Oversight of the Approved Shippers Program

Business expansion is a business strategy used by companies to increase access to their products and services by opening stores in different physical locations while maintaining current business locations. The U.S. Postal Service® expands its business by providing a multitude of mailing and shipping options for consumers through various Approved Postal Provider® agreements like Approved…

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USPS found to be at fault in metro mailman’s heat death from 2012 (video)

  INDEPENDENCE, Mo. — When a mail carrier died on the job, his wife blamed the Post Office for not taking his concerns about excessive heat seriously. The widow finally has closure two years after his death. All Kay Watzlawick has of her husband John are memories. They would’ve been married 35 years this year…

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APWU: Stay Up-to-Date on the Fight Against Consolidations, Closures

Web News Article #: 170-14 09/19/2014 – To keep up with the latest developments in the fight against the consolidation and closure of mail Processing & Distribution Centers, check out the union’s website, www.apwu.org. Click on the Issues tab in the blue bar and select Fighting Consolidations. “We plan to utilize this page to share our…

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