APWU: Ten Sites Identified for Initial Conversion into Sorting and Delivery Centers

From: Lamont Brooks <lbrooks@apwu.org> Sent: Wednesday, August 3, 2022 Subject: Fwd: Notification GCCC20220274 Ten Sites Identified for Initial Conversion into Sorting and Delivery Centers We just received the following notification to APWU President Mark Dimondstein and are in the process of making a Request for Informations based on the subject matter. Director of Industrial Relation,…

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USPS tests new “rapid drop-off station”

August 3, 2022 The Postal Service is testing a new “rapid drop-off station” concept to help customers expedite Label Broker and prepaid mail acceptance transactions. Through the Label Broker service, customers who need to return a retail purchase but don’t have access to a printer can have a shipping label printed at a participating Post…

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USPS OIG Report: Free Matter for the Blind

Background Free Matter for the Blind or Other Physically Handicapped Persons (Free Matter) is a legally mandated program that allows eligible participants to receive and send mail for free. Mail that qualifies as Free Matter includes large-type (14-point or larger) documents, braille, audio recordings, and talking book players. When Free Matter is mailed domestically, it…

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Experience Matters – Re-elect Sonia Canchola, NBA Clerk “A” San Francisco Region

I am humbly asking for you to support my Re-Election to the NBA Clerk “A” San Francisco Region. I have the experience, knowledge, and integrity for the job. I have trained with National Officers at National Conventions and All Craft Conferences and state and local level as well. I have the direct line and access…

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Elect Charquita Rainey as San Francisco Region Clerk Division NBA “A”

Sorry, I’m late, I had work to do. Hello all, it is that time again to put my best foot forward and solicit your support to drive the vote and back my campaign. I learned earlier on my ABC’s (#Always Be Campaigning!).  Our campaign shows in the work we do daily, and how we treat…

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USPS: Special Handling — Fragile delivery option ended July 10

July 18, 2022 The Postal Service has discontinued the Special Handling — Fragile delivery option, as of July 10. Special Handling — Fragile was an extra service that offered preferential handling of packages for a fee but did not include insurance. After a thorough study, USPS concluded that operational concerns warranted ceasing the service entirely….

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APWU: Problems with the new Step-GG implementation for PSEs

From: Charlie Cash <CCash@apwu.org> Sent: Monday, July 18, 2022 Subject: Problems with the Step-GG implementation Union Family, It was brought to my attention late Friday afternoon that it appeared that the programming for the new step-GG for PSEs converted under the 24-month provision had a glitch. As a reminder-only PSEs who are converted under the…

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APWU: Telework Program Twelve Month Pilot MOUs

From: Lamont Brooks <lbrooks@apwu.org> Date: June 24, 2022 Subject: Telework Program Twelve Month Pilot MOUs for Customer Care Center Clerks, Customer Retention Team Clerks, and Mailing Requirement Clerks at MSSC On June 24, 2022, APWU Clerk Craft Director Lamont Brooks and the Postal Service signed two agreements that will allow Mailing Requirements Clerks (MRCs) and…

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