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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APWU: Article 19 National Dispute on USPS Proposal to Create a SSA (Government Services) PS-06

From: Lamont Brooks <lbrooks@apwu.org> Date: June 24, 2022 Subject: FW: Article 19 National Dispute on USPS Proposal to Create a SSA (Government Services) PS-06 Standard Position Description and Qualification Standard Please disseminate to the field. In union solidarity, the struggle continues. Lamont Brooks Director Clerk Division APWU, AFL-CIO From: Lamont Brooks <lbrooks@apwu.org> Sent: Friday, June…

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APWU Clerk Craft Telework MOU Extended Through July 1, 2022

June 16, 2022 Clerk Craft Director Lamont Brooks reached an agreement with the Postal Service to extend the MOU, Re: Telework for Clerk Craft Employees at Customer Care Centers (CCCs), Customer Retention Teams (CRTs), and the Mailing Shipping Solution Center. The extension, dated June 10, 2022, was agreed to in an effort for the parties…

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Arbitrator enforces USPS compliance in prior APWU Lead Clerk TACS settlements

Award The Service violated the National Agreement when it failed to comply with the September 5, 2018 Step 4 Settlement Agreement and the September 9, 2021 Settlement Agreement. Accordingly, the Arbitrator issues the following: Remedy 1) The Service is ordered to comply with the National Agreement, specifically, the September 5, 2018 Step 4 Settlement Agreement…

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Q&As on 2021-2024 USPS/APWU National Agreement

From: Lamont Brooks <lbrooks@apwu.org> Sent: Thursday, June 9, 2022 Subject: High Importance – Q&As on 2021-2024 USPS/APWU National Agreement Please disseminate to the field as soon as possible. Special thanks to APWU President Mark Dimondstein for assigning me to these issues and DIR Charles Cash for his much valued assistance in completing the assignment. Thanks…

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USPS HQ Post Office Strategy and Optimization – SCF and Hub Operations

From: Lamont Brooks <lbrooks@apwu.org> Sent: Thursday, June 2, 2022 Subject: Fwd: Notification GCCC20220158 HQ Post Office Strategy and Optimization SCF and Hub Operations Please disseminate to the field. Lamont Brooks Director Clerk Division Begin forwarded message: From: Lamont Brooks <lbrooks@apwu.org> Date: June 2, 2022 To: dion.n.mealy@usps.gov Subject: Fwd: Notification GCCC20220158 HQ Post Office Strategy and…

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APWU: Arbitrator upholds USS should be assigned to Mail Handlers

APWU News Article – May 27, 2022 On May 24, 2022, Arbitrator Joseph M. Sharnoff issued a lengthy award on the APWU-NPMHU jurisdictional dispute over the Universal Sorting System (USS). Arbitrator Sharnoff upheld the Postal Service’s 2019 determination that all operations on the USS should be assigned to the Mail Handlers, except for the Scan Where You…

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