Bizarre Memo on Postal Attendance Concerning Philadelphia Papal Visit

Apparently, a Papal Visit trumps the collective bargaining agreements of all unions as it relates to seniority, requests for leave and basic employee privacy. The following is a reprint of the memo posted at employee entrances at the Philadelphia P&DC on August 19, 2015 (the picture below is a bit blurred) Date: August 19, 2015…

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USPSĀ proposing to eliminateĀ 3 clerk positions at Decatur, ALĀ Post Office

By Keith Clines – August 19, 2015 The U.S. Postal Service proposed the elimination of three clerk positions at the Decatur post office in an effort to improve its financial footing, a move a union official said could result in longer lines. A July 16 letter from Doug Lane, manager of labor relations for the…

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APWU: Hearing on USPS-Staples Deal Dominated by Legal Wrangling, Proceedings to Resume Nov. 2

Web News Article #: 165-2015 08/18/2015 – A hearing on charges that the Postal Service illegally subcontracted work to Staples was dominated by procedural wrangling on Aug. 17 and 18. The hearing before Administrative Law Judge Paul Bogas of the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) will resume on Nov. 2. Region 5 of the NLRB…

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NPMHU: Agreement Reached on Procedures to Fill Residual Vacancies

August 17, 2015 The National Office is pleased to report that the parties have come to an agreement on the procedures for filling residual vacancies. On August 17, 2015, the USPS and NPMHU entered into a Memorandum of Understanding providing for a specific pecking order when filling residual vacancies. The MOU only applies to those…

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