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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USPS: Board of Governors adds three members

July 20, 2021 The USPS Board of Governors recently added three members: • Anton Hajjar, former general counsel of the American Postal Workers Union; • Amber McReynolds, chief executive officer of the National Vote at Home Institute; and • Ron Stroman, former Deputy Postmaster General. The U.S. Senate confirmed the new members after their nomination…

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USPS OIG Report: “As Needed” Highway Contract Routes

Objective Our objective was to assess the Postal Service’s use of the “as needed” transportation on Highway Contract Routes (HCR). The Postal Service uses contracted, supplier-operated routes to transport mail and equipment between plants, post offices, and other designated points. These routes include “as needed” services that allow suppliers to travel anywhere within the continental…

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