Grievance Time Limit Deadlines Extended For All-Craft Conference

Web News Article #: 91-2017 09/26/2017 – In preparation for the 2017 All-Craft Conference, the APWU has requested an extension for all grievance time limit deadlines, for all levels. In response, the Postal Service has issued, “a one-week moratorium on grievance time limits at the local, regional and national level.” The extension period is effective…

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APWU Members and Officers Participate in CLUW Convention

Web News Article #: 90-2017 09/26/2017 – The Coalition of Labor Union Women (CLUW) had their 19th Biennial Convention in Detroit, Michigan from Sept. 6-9. Over 400 union delegates from across the country attended, representing 27 national unions. CLUW is a national women’s organization within the labor movement. Its goals are to empower women in…

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USPS OIG Report: Assessing Postal Service Employee Engagement Activities

Background In March 2015, February and October 2016, the U.S. Postal Service administered Postal Pulse surveys to evaluate employee engagement. These surveys replaced the Voice of the Employee survey used since 1998 and included Gallup, Inc. Employee Engagement Survey questions as well as one additional question about employee satisfaction. The surveys’ results indicated that postal…

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USPS OIG Report: Retail and Customer Service Ops in Philadelphia Metro District

Background The U.S. Postal Service has a substantial network of about 35,000 retail facilities, including post offices, stations, and branches. The Philadelphia Metropolitan District includes over 250 retail units with a combined retail revenue of over $175 million for fiscal year (FY) 2016. Retail and customer service operations are integral parts of the Postal Service’s…

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Heitkamp: New PO in Watford City is Needed Step toward Improving ND Mail Service

Senator First Announced Postal Service’s Intention to Build Facility in July 2016 – Just Three Months after Receiving a Commitment from Postmaster General to Quickly Improve Chronic Mail Issues in Watford City and Across the State Press Release – Sep 25, 2017 WASHINGTON, D.C. – Following her continued efforts to improve mail delivery and service…

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Postmaster’s Removal for Unacceptable Conduct Upheld by Federal Appeals Court

“The United States Postal Service removed Ramon Canarios from the position of Postmaster based on a charge of unacceptable conduct, supported by numerous specifications of particular incidents. Mr. Canarios appealed the removal decision to the Merit Systems Protection Board, which upheld the removal. We affirm.” Mr. Canarios began working for the Postal Service on July…

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USPS Job Fairs – Now Hiring CCAs in San Francisco District

Invest in Your Future with the USPS The United States Postal Service has ongoing employment opportunities in your local area. We are currently hiring CITY CARRIER ASSISTANTS (CCA) for Post Offices throughout San Francisco and the Peninsula. If you are looking for a challenging but rewarding job with opportunities for advancement, the United States Postal…

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