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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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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