APWU Atlanta Metro: Back to Basics – Safety First

Let’s get get back to the basics of what the Union is all about…. advocating for and protecting our members!! First Name: Kenyon Last Name: Beasley Email: kenyonbeasley@yahoo.com Union/Local: Atlanta Metro Area Local #32 Office held if any: Secretary Treasurer

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USPS Mandatory Stand-up Talk: COVID-19 supplies — purchasing updates

If you need to reimburse employees for COVID-19 supplies they provided, use PS Form 2551, Non-Goods and Non-Services — Payment Authorization. It can be found by going to the Accounting home page on Blue and selecting the e-IWS Online Forms Toolkit. On the Toolkit page, scroll down to the PS Form 2551 Job Aid and…

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USPS is Hiring Temporary COVID-19 Clerks

The USPS has posted lots of temporary “Clerk Assistant” and “Mail Processing Assistant” jobs (aka Casuals) to help out during the COVID-19 pandemic. Very few are being posted for annuitants. Attached are some examples. The MOU Temporary Exception Period – Clerk Craft Staffing says career clerks and PSEs “will be utilized up to the maximum…

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Hypocrisy From USPS HQ

During interest arbitration hearings the USPS sent a Union busting law firm in to denigrate Postal Employees and diminish our abilities and dedication. It was appalling to be compared to low wage uneducated workers as if we do not bring any special talents to the workplace. Now fast forward a few months and the PMG…

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APWU: Families First Coronavirus Recovery Act expands postal leave benefits (4/2/20)

APWU – April 2, 2020 The Families First Coronavirus Recovery Act (FFCRA) extends to postal employees some additional leave benefits due to the Coronavirus and the illness it causes–COVID-19. APWU represented employees, both career and non-career, are entitled to the leave provisions enacted by the FFCRA. Two new leave types are now extended to postal…

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USPS: Families First Coronavirus Response Act FAQs (3/31/20)

Related: USPS Mandatory Stand-Up Talk: Taking leave during COVID-19 (4/2/20)

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USPS Mandatory Stand-Up Talk: Taking leave during COVID-19 (4/2/20)

Effective April 1, 2020, the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) provides employees with two additional types of leave. These new leave entitlements are in addition to leave you are already entitled to under the Employee and Labor Relations Manual (ELM) and any applicable Memorandum of Understanding (MOUs). As a postal employee, you have certain…

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USPS has millions of surgical masks on hand — Order them!

From: Dean, Rickey R – Washington, DC <rickey.r.dean@usps.gov> Sent: Thursday, April 2, 2020 10:31 AM To: Vance Zimmerman <vzimmerman@apwu.org> Cc: Mills, David E – Washington, DC <david.e.mills@usps.gov> Subject: RE: masks Topeka now has millions of surgical masks on hand. They just need to order them. Rickey Rickey R Dean Manager Contract Administration (APWU) U. S….

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