USPS revises RCE survey due to social distancing concerns

From: Lamont Brooks <lbrooks@apwu.org> Sent: Friday, June 5, 2020 4:48 PM To: APWU National Officers Subject: HIGH IMPORTANCE Notification No. GCCC20200214 USPS to Resume RCE Shops May 26 – Reassigned PLEASE SHARE WITH YOUR APWU LOCAL LEADERS AND RETAIL CLERKS. In anticipation of a national grievance the postal service made revisions under COVID-19 and included…

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USPS: Staying safe during public demonstrations

The Postal Service is reminding employees to stay safe during public demonstrations. The security of employees, facilities, vehicles and the U.S. Mail is important to the organization and the Postal Inspection Service. Vigilance is especially important during times like these, where large numbers of people may be in the streets, in front of buildings and…

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USPS to start sticker program in effort to stop dog attacks

By Conner Farrell – June 7, 2020 LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Beginning tomorrow, the United State Postal Service is starting a new program to try to stop their carriers from getting bitten by dogs. They’ll put a paw print sticker on mailboxes of houses where they know about a dog living there that could attack, so…

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USPS OIG: Postal Service Elevator Repair Program

Project Title: Postal Service Elevator Repair Program Start Date: Monday, May 11, 2020 Estimated Report Release Date: November 2020 The Postal Service operates over 1,400 elevators and escalators in approximately 470 of its owned facilities. These include passenger, service, and freight elevators of various types and sizes, as well as platform lifts and dumbwaiters. Each…

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NALC: Consolidated Casing Grievance Settled

(6/4/2020) NALC and the Postal Service have settled a national-level grievance regarding the Postal Service’s unilateral testing of Consolidated Casing. This settlement (M-01923) requires that half of the 62 test sites to be returned to their original route structure by July 31, 2020. The remaining 31 test sites will continue through November 27, 2020. The…

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USPS tops survey on pandemic performance

A new survey ranks the Postal Service first for its overall performance during the coronavirus pandemic, topping many of the nation’s best-known companies. The poll asked consumers to rank a wide-ranging list of 100 businesses on four key measures: resolve, integrity, responsiveness and permanence. USPS ranked No. 1 in the overall composite score, leading companies…

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APWU: State Conventions and Locals Zoom Meeting Training

On Thursday, June 4, 2020, 11:24 AM, Liz Powell <epowell@apwu.org> wrote: To avoid a conflict with the Duty of Fair Representation training on June 25, 2020, the time for the below training on the 25th is being changed to 4:00pm EST From: Liz Powell <epowell@apwu.org> Sent: Thursday, June 4, 2020 11:23 AM Subject: State Conventions…

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USPS Mandatory Stand-Up Talk: Employee safety during public demonstrations

Mandatory Stand-Up Talk June 5, 2020 Employee safety during public demonstrations The security of our employees, facilities, vehicles and the U.S. Mail is of the utmost importance to the U.S. Postal Service and the U.S. Postal Inspection Service. Postal employees are always reminded to be aware of their surroundings to protect themselves and each other….

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