NLRB Decision on USPS Delaying Central Michigan Area APWU Requests For Information

July 21, 2021 CONCLUSIONS OF LAW 1. The Board has jurisdiction over Respondent, the United States Postal Service, and this case by virtue of Section 1209 of the Postal Reorganization Act (PRA). 2. Local 300, Central Michigan Area, American Postal Workers Union (APWU), AFL–CIO, is a labor organization within the meaning of Section 2(5) of…

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USPS Reports Ongoing Service Performance Improvements Across All Mail Categories

USPS News Release – July 22, 2021 WASHINGTON, DC — The U.S. Postal Service reported fourth-quarter service delivery performance data through the first half of July that showed ongoing improvement across all First-Class, Marketing and Periodical mail categories from the third quarter ended June 30. Fourth-quarter service performance for July 1 through July 16 included:…

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APWU: Lead Clerk and TACS Settlements are Final and Binding – Compliance is Mandatory

From: Lamont Brooks <lbrooks@apwu.org> Sent: Wednesday, July 21, 2021 Subject: Lead Clerk and TACS and Directive to the Field that Settlements are Final and Binding with Mandatory Compliance SETTLEMENTS ARE FINAL AND BINDING- COMPLIANCE IS MANDATORY Please refer to the July 16, 2021 signoff from the USPS Vice Presidents (first attachment). I commend the USPS…

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APWU: Deployment of SDUS – Some Delivery Units Will Not Receive the Equipment

From: Lamont Brooks <lbrooks@apwu.org> Sent: Wednesday, July 21, 2021 Subject: Notification No. GCCC20210273 Further Reference to Deployment of SDUS – Some Delivery Units Will Not Receive the Equipment Please disseminate to the field and save a copy for future reference. Dear Mark: This is in further reference to the Postal Service’s February 12 correspondence concerning…

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Two Nonbargaining Employees Offered Placement By Way of SRNs Into APWU Bargaining Positions

From: Lamont Brooks <lbrooks@apwu.org> Sent: Tuesday, July 20, 2021 Subject: FW: [EXTERNAL] Fwd: Notification No. GCCC20210290 Two Nonbargaining Employees Offered Placement By Way of SRNs Into APWU Bargaining Positions Please disseminate to the field. Dear Mark: As you are most likely aware, the Postal Service is currently conducting a reduction in force (RIF) for certain…

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APWU: Correspondence Concerning Establishment of Package Support Annexes

From: Lamont Brooks <lbrooks@apwu.org> Sent: Tuesday, July 20, 2021 Subject: FW: Notification No. GCCC20210288 Further Reference to Correspondence Concerning Establishment of Package Support Annexes HIGH IMPORTANCE – PLEASE READ IN ITS ENTIRETY FOR GUIDANCE Please disseminate to the field, especially the APWU local presidents where the current 46 annexes are located. Please retain a copy…

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USPS updates security policies

July 22, 2021 The Postal Service has updated Handbook AS-805, Information Security, which details the organization’s security policies for technology assets and information resources. The updates include several new topics, including: The Executive Cyber Risk Committee, which evaluates and monitors cyber risk management activities and their alignment with the overall corporate risk profile; Contractual security…

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NALC: USPS revises face covering policy

July 20, 2021 On July 16, the Postal Service unilaterally issued a revised face covering policy for employees. Under the revised policy, fully vaccinated employees are not required to wear face coverings. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), people are considered fully vaccinated…

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