USPS asks to expand test of grocery delivery: Some CCAs about to get even busier

July 9, 2016 The U.S. Postal Service wants to expand and extend its test of same-day grocery deliveries but isn’t ready yet to take the venture nationwide. The agency asked the Postal Regulatory Commission on Friday to extend the two-year test for another year, to October 31, 2017, and for permission to enter new markets….

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New labor contract: USPS, APWU arbitration process concludes

An arbitration panel informed the Postal Service July 7 of an interest arbitration decision and award.The award is intended to resolve the differences between USPS and the American Postal Workers Union (APWU) that resulted from an inability to reach a negotiated collective bargaining agreement after the prior agreement expired. The award, which was the result…

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APWU: We Have a New Union Contract!

Web News Article #: 140-2016 07/08/2016 – The big news is in – 200,000 postal workers represented by the APWU have a new union contract! On July 8th, Arbitrator Stephen Goldberg issued his arbitration award that sets the wages, hours and conditions of employment in our new union contract. This award concluded a two-year struggle…

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