APWU: Check out the Contract NOW Armband

Wear Your Solidarity on Your Sleeve Web News Article #: 118-2015 06/05/2015 – APWU members can literally wear their solidarity on their sleeve with the new Contract NOW armband. The horizontal armband, bearing the slogan, “Good Service! Good Jobs! Contract Now!” is available at the APWU store for $6 each. Click here to purchase. Source:…

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APWU: Custodial Implementation Schedule Updated June 5, 2015

An update to the custodial implementation schedule has been posted.  The APWU and USPS settled Custodial Staffing MS‐47 TL‐5 on July 9, 2014.  One of the requirements is a staged gradual implementation.  See below for the staged implementation of MS‐47 TL‐5.  Contact maintstaff@apwu.org for questions. Custodial Implementation Schedule Updates June 5, 2015 May 21, 2015…

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USPS OIG: How Can the Postal Service Best Manage Building Occupancy Costs?

Project Title: Reliability of Postal Service Building Occupancy (Cost Segment 15) Data Start Date: March 17, 2015 Estimated Report Release Date: September 2015 The U.S. Postal Service needs to keep track of all the costs that contribute toward its overhead and groups them according to function. One of these groups, called Cost Segment 15, Building…

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OPM: Information About the Recent Cybersecurity Incident

June 4, 2015 The U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM) recently became aware of a cybersecurity incident affecting its systems and data that may have compromised the personal information of current and former Federal employees. Within the last year, OPM has undertaken an aggressive effort to update its cybersecurity posture, adding numerous tools and capabilities…

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USPS Sick Leave and LWOP Goals for FY 2015 – Philly is Number 1, sort of….

USPS Management recently posted the following charts throughout the Philadelphia P&DC.  As is now evidenced by these charts, the USPS has publicly acknowledged what their national attendance goal agenda is for FY 2015: National Sick Leave – Goal 5.05% National LWOP – Goal 2.99% National SL + LWOP – Goal 8.04% Apparently, Philadelphia leads the…

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New FMLA Forms Are Here Just in Time for Summer!

By Kamran Mirrafati – June 3, 2015 You can sleep a little easier tonight — you no longer have to worry about using expired Family and Medical Leave Act of 1993 (FMLA) forms. On May 27, 2015, the United States Department of Labor (DOL) quietly updated its FMLA forms with a new expiration date of…

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