APWU and USPS Agree on $36M Remedy Settlement for Violations Regarding Sales Retention Teams

Web News Article #: 7-2018 01/16/2018 – On Jan. 12, the Clerk Craft and the USPS agreed on a $36 million remedy settlement for the Postal Service’s violations regarding the Sales Retention Team (SRT) Pilot Program. The money will be distributed among Clerk Craft employees to be identified by the National APWU. The Postal Service…

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USPS: Automated Package Drop machines being tested

The Postal Service is continuing to test new equipment that makes it easier for customers in retail lobbies to drop off packages for shipment. The Automated Package Drop (APD) self-service machines allow customers to mail pre-paid and merchandise return parcels at their convenience. Customers press a button on the APD to start the transaction and…

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APWU: MOU Designates Official Start Day for Newly Hired PSE Clerks

Web News Article #: 4-2018 01/09/2018 – On Jan. 5, the APWU and USPS signed a Memorandum of Understanding Re: Clerk Craft PSE Hiring and One Day Break. The new MOU designates Saturday, the first day of the pay period, as the hire date of all Clerk Craft Postal Support Employees (PSEs). “The MOU accomplishes…

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APWU: USPS Announces Voluntary Early Out Retirement (VERA)

Web News Article #: 2-2018 01/04/2018 – Today, January 4, 2018, the APWU was notified by letter that the USPS is offering voluntary early out retirement (VERA) for eligible clerk craft employees. This letter was received with no advance notification to the union or negotiations with the APWU over who the VERA applied to and…

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USPS goes all-in for busiest week of the year

By Christie Ileto – December 20, 2017 PHILADELPHIA (WPVI) — Post office employees are in the middle of their busiest mailing week of the year, with many working overtime to help Santa get those packages delivered before the 25th. “We’re the first people to touch the mail,” said Sherisse Harris, USPS employee. “So we have…

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