NPMHU Urges All Members to Support NALC Food Drive – MAY 9, 2015

NALC National Food Drive – May 9, 2015 (March 27, 2015) For more than 20 years, the National Association of Letter Carriers (NALC) has conducted an annual nationwide food drive on the second Saturday in May. Using the unparalleled postal networks, letter carriers collect non-perishable food donations on that day as they deliver mail along…

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Berkeley post office: Judge asks USPS to rescind documents

By Judith Scherr – March 27, 2015 SAN FRANCISCO — The fight to save the historic downtown Berkeley post office has moved from raucous rallies on the post office steps to the hushed 19th-floor courtroom of United States District Court Judge William Alsup. On Thursday morning, the judge considered a motion by the United States…

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Update on Amazon Fresh and Consolidation in the Santa Ana District

The following was sent to www.21cpw.com for informational purposes. It is from an APWU MVS member (verified) who wishes to remain anonymous: There is a big difference between the 2 offices that are doing the Amazon Fresh in our district.  First off, Orange, Ca., is only averaging 250 orders a day, while Irvine Ca., is averaging…

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UPDATED (3/27/15): USPS Network Rationalization Consolidations

Date changes for South Bend, Fort Wayne, Houston, North Houston, Central Mass, Boston, Norfolk, Richmond, Augusta and Columbia: Click Here for March 27, 2015 Network Rationalization Consolidation Update [XLSX]  

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The doctor will see you now: The Postal Service takes the pulse of employees

March 27, 2015 The Postal Service has replaced the Voice of the Employee (VOE) survey with a new one called Postal Pulse. The survey is being administered by Gallup from March 16 to April 3…. …The APWU objects The APWU, which didn’t like the VOE, has criticized the Pulse and encouraged its members not to…

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APWU: Arbitrator Sustains Grievance on Motor Vehicle Craft Subcontracting

Web News Article #: 067-2015 03/27/2015 – Arbitrator Stephen B. Goldberg has sustained the MVS Craft Step 4 dispute in Case # Q10V-4Q-C 14125953, regarding contracting out Postal Vehicle Service work. The MVS Craft initiated the dispute in response to the USPS April 26, 2013, notice to the APWU that management was “considering subcontracting the…

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