Temporary Holiday Supervisors Violated CBA

Via Sam Wood, President – Southwest Florida Area Local / APWU This is an excellent Award by Arbitrator Morris in this Fort Myers case. APWU Advocate Jim DeMauro did an outstanding job in arbitrating this case. Our local’s witnesses (Dan Gray & Dave Grant) assisted in this important win. I am sure this case can…

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Western PA Postal Workers: A World Turned Upside Down

Imagine this – life is going along in a very routine manner. Then out of the blue, you are ordered out of your home by the authorities and relocated to another locale. The authorities justify their actions because of a pending disaster. Several days later you are released from custody into a world never seen…

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USPS Using VR to Train Drivers

October 26, 2017 The U.S. Postal Service has begun using a virtual reality-based simulator to train drivers in its Brooklyn, New York, and Tampa, Florida, districts, according to the company that provides the equipment. The USPS, which implemented the program in 2015, has seen a 7% reduction in accidents in New York and has reduced…

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APWU: 2018 Contract Campaign Slogan Contest Winner Announced!

Web News Article #: 104-2017 10/27/2017 – After the 2018 Contract Campaign Slogan Contest was announced in the middle of August, slogans came pouring into headquarters with over 1,500 members taking action. Concern for the future, unity, respect and support for the union’s general bargaining goals were recurring themes. At deadline, more than 2,500 entries…

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Postal board finally receives three nominees to fill vacant posts

Washington Postal Scene — By Bill McAllister October 27, 2017 President Donald Trump finally has come to the aid of the United States Postal Service by announcing he will soon nominate three individuals, including the agency’s former inspector general, to serve on the agency’s long vacant board of governors. The White House disclosed the three…

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APWU: eWHEP BMC Settlement Reached

Web News Article #: 100-2017 10/26/2017 – After several meetings with the Postal Service, we are happy to inform you that we were able to SETTLE the outstanding issue of using the newly created eWHEP in a BMC environment. The attached Step 4 Settlement, N19T20160356, dated October 19, 2017 states: After reviewing this matter the…

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President Trump Announces three nominees to USPS Board of Governors

October 26, 2017 President Donald J. Trump announced his intent to nominate the following individuals to key positions in his Administration: The following individuals to be Members of the Board of Governors of the United States Postal Service: Calvin R. Tucker of Pennsylvania, for the remainder of a term expiring December 8, 2023. Robert M. Duncan…

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