APWU: Jim DeMauro Appointed Atlanta Region Clerk NBA

Web News Article #: 72-2018 07/20/2018 – Jim DeMauro has been appointed Atlanta Region Clerk National Business Agent (A). Brother DeMauro will be replacing Robert Bloomer, Jr. upon his much-deserved retirement on July 21. Jim was originally hired by the Postal Service as a clerk in 1993. From 2001-2013, he held various union positions at…

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Updated RI-399 Training

Updated RI-399 training will take place immediately following the APWU National Convention in Pittsburgh on Thursday, August 23, 2018 from 4:30 to 7:00 pm for APWU local officers responsible for implementation of the new MOU on RI-399 at the local level. “It is crucial that you attend this training.” RI-399 national officers and national business…

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NPMHU, APWU and USPS Reach Agreement to Update RI-399 Dispute Resolution Procedures

We are pleased to provide a linked copy of a tripartite Memorandum of Understanding – executed earlier today by the NPMHU, the American Postal Workers Union, and the U.S. Postal Service – that updates the RI-399 Dispute Resolution Procedures that were originally signed in 1992. The parties have been negotiating and discussing the terms of…

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APWU Reaches Agreement on an Updated RI-399 Process

Web News Article #: 62-2018 06/26/2018 – After decades of jurisdictional disputes, the American Postal Workers Union (APWU) reached agreement with the National Postal Mail Handlers Union (NPMHU) and the Postal Service on an updated RI-399 procedure for jurisdictional work assignments to Clerks and Mail Handlers. In a tripartite Memorandum of Understanding, the APWU improved…

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Work Force Fund Settlement – Newly Signed Memo For PSEs

PSEs will be given a 4 hour guarantee, (2 hours previously) in the 200 or more man year offices. PSEs will receive a clothing allowance and will have enhanced health insurance benefits. PSEs will now receive overtime for work over 8 in a service day, and penalty pay for work over 10 and 56. Source:…

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USPS OIG Report: Refunds and Voids – Bluebonnet Station, Austin, TX

Objective The objective of this audit is to determine whether refunds and voids for spoiled/unused customer meter stamps were valid and properly supported at the Bluebonnet Station, Austin, TX. The OIG’s data analytics identified that Bluebonnet Station had a 202 percent increase in dollars for stamp and meter revenue refunds from July 1 to December…

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USPS: New package tracking system saves time

Need to quickly determine the whereabouts of a customer’s package? There’s an app for that. The Postal Service has introduced Single Package Look-Up (SPLU), a tool that simplifies the parcel location process by combining multiple tracking systems into one application. “Package look-up can be a timely and inefficient process,” said SPLU Program Manager Jude Mossman….

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