Boston Clerk seeks mutual swap to South Florida

Looking for mutual swap from Boston, MA GMF to South Florida, any Clerk position. Current seniority is 10/08/2016. Email me at takirah.hylton@gmail.com First Name: Takirah Last Name: Hylton Email: takirah.hylton@gmail.com Union/Local: APWU – Boston Metro Area Local 100

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USPS: New chart shows first-class parcel differences

November 22, 2021 With the holiday peak season around the corner, the Postal Service has created a chart to help employees quickly sort out the requirements for First-Class Package Service-Retail and First-Class Package Service-Commercial parcels. The one-page chart details the similarities and differences between the products. For instance, the maximum size for a for First-Class…

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APWU: Extension of Bulk Mail Tech and MRC Position Qualification MOU

October 7, 2021 On October 1, 2021, Clerk Craft Director Lamont Brooks signed another extension with the Postal Service of the original April 3, 2020 Memorandum of Understanding (MOU), Re: Bulk Mail Tech and Mailing Requirements Clerk (MRC) Position Qualification. This MOU was agreed to by the parties in 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic…

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APWU: Das Issues Remedy Award on PM End of Day Button Case

September 24, 2021 On December 8, 2017, Arbitrator Shyam Das found that the Postal Service was in violation of the parties’ Article 1.6.B Global Settlement Remedy Agreement (GSRA) in Level 18 offices when it created the Postmaster End of Day (PMEOD) button in the Retail System Software (RSS). The PMEOD button allowed postmasters to enter…

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USPS OIG Report: Manual Mail Processing Efficiency

Objective Our objective was to assess the efficiency of the Postal Service’s manual mail processing operations. Mail is processed manually when its dimensions or address quality prevent it from being processed on mail processing equipment or to meet service standards when machines are at capacity. Processing mail manually is less productive (which is calculated by…

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USPS: Mandatory Business Reply Mail training

September 13, 2021 A training course on Business Reply Mail procedures and invoicing will soon be available in HERO. The course, titled Business Reply Mail, is mandatory for Level 18 Postmasters, lead retail associates, retail associates, sales and service distribution clerks, postage due clerks, postage due technicians, mailing requirements clerks, bulk mail clerks, bulk mail…

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USPS: Postcard rate now includes larger size

September 7, 2021 Mailers spoke, USPS listened. On July 28, the Postal Regulatory Commission approved an increase in the maximum size limit for postcards that fall under the Commercial Presorted or Automation First-Class Mail postage rate. The new limit took effect Aug. 29. The move is a response to business mailers who sought more room…

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