APWU: USPS Issues Contact Tracing Policy Update

From: Vance Zimmerman <vzimmerman@apwu.org> Sent: Monday, July 26, 2021 Subject: July 24, 2021 USPS Contact Tracing Policy Update Please see the attached Contact Tracing Policy update the Postal Service issued. There are two changes of significance: On Slide 3 the fourth bullet has added that employees who are close contacts must be identified within three…

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USPS OIG Report: The Postal Service’s Secure Destruction Program

Objective Our objective was to assess the effectiveness of the Postal Service’s Secure Destruction program. The Secure Destruction program is one of the Postal Service’s key environmental sustainability initiatives. The Postal Service developed the program with commercial mailers (mailers) in 2014 to facilitate more efficient, secure, and environmentally responsible handling of undeliverable as addressed (UAA)…

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USPS OIG Report: Mail Delivery and Customer Service – Newark, DE

Background The Newark Post Office is in the Delaware-Pennsylvania 2 District of the Atlantic Area. The delivery unit has 61 city routes which are delivered by 72 full-time carriers and 25 city carrier assistants. The delivery unit also has one rural route which is delivered by one regular rural carrier, one rural carrier associate, and…

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Custodian needs help with transfer to Akron, Ohio

I’m trying to help a Custodian transfer to Akron, Ohio. He was told he is being considered from HR and looking for someone in that area since he’s getting no response. Hopefully a steward from there sees this. Thanks First Name: Andy Last Name: Penza Email: penzoil302@gmail.com Union/Local: APWU – Boise, Idaho Local 650 Office…

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NALC: Four National-Level Grievances Settled

July 23, 2021 A settlement (M-01954) has been reached between NALC and USPS regarding national-level grievance Q01N-4C-C 07098868 concerning the assignment of deliveries to Contract Delivery Service (CDS) prior to the effective date of the 2006 collective bargaining agreement. The parties agree to close this interpretive case without prejudice to the position of either party…

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NALC: 2021 JCAM electronic version released

July 23, 2021 An electronic version of the 2021 USPS-NALC Joint Contract Administration Manual (JCAM) has been released and is available under Workplace Issues in the resources section of our website. Source: National Association of Letter Carriers AFL-CIO

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USPS: Retail and Delivery Operations to hold virtual job fair July 27

Retail and Delivery Operations will hold a virtual job fair on July 27. There will be a morning session at 11 a.m. EDT and an afternoon session at 3 p.m. EDT. The fair will allow Postal Service employees to explore retail and delivery career opportunities as the organization continues to align itself to achieve the…

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USPS OIG Report: Online Priority Mail Express Refunds

Objective Our objective was to determine if the Postal Service properly processed and supported online refund requests for Priority Mail Express (PME). We conducted this audit in response to concerns raised by the U.S. Postal Inspection Service and our Office of Investigations. The concerns related to potential erroneous payments with online PME refunds issued by…

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