Former St. Louis NPMHU president gets probation, house arrest for embezzling union funds

June 28, 2022 ST. LOUIS – U.S. District Judge Rodney W. Sippel on Tuesday sentenced the former president of a local postal workers union to five years of probation and six months of house arrest for embezzling $80,000. Scott E. Rodgers, 51, was also ordered to repay the money. Rodgers embezzled a total of $80,756….

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National Contract Negotiations Begin for NPMHU and USPS

2022 No. 1 – June 10, 2022 You are reading the first Contract Update produced and distributed by the NPMHU during the course of 2022 negotiations. These updates, along with the Union’s magazine and monthly bulletins, will keep mail handlers throughout the country informed and involved in the issues raised during this round of bargaining….

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APWU: Arbitrator upholds USS should be assigned to Mail Handlers

APWU News Article – May 27, 2022 On May 24, 2022, Arbitrator Joseph M. Sharnoff issued a lengthy award on the APWU-NPMHU jurisdictional dispute over the Universal Sorting System (USS). Arbitrator Sharnoff upheld the Postal Service’s 2019 determination that all operations on the USS should be assigned to the Mail Handlers, except for the Scan Where You…

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NPMHU 2020 National Convention rescheduled for August 8-11, 2022

 May 11, 2022 Planning is well underway for the rescheduled 2020 National Convention, which is set to take place at the Hyatt Regency Denver-Convention Center in Denver, Colorado during the week of August 8, 2022. The theme for our rescheduled 2020 National Convention is “NPMHU – Believe and Achieve!” This theme reflects on the…

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NPMHU: USPS to Cease Operations of COVID Command Center

May 3, 2022 During the last 2 years the NPMHU and the USPS negotiated a series of MOUs to address COVID-19 and the impact that it had on all postal employees. These MOUs included the following: SLDC-Childcare Additional MHA Leave Temporary MHA Exception Periods Transfer MOU-COVID-19 Step 3/Arbitration Extensions A Liberal Leave Policy was also…

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USPS Employees: Reset Self Service Profile (SSP) password after April 24, 2022

April 18, 2022 All employees will be required to reset their Self Service Profile (SSP) password after the April 24, 2022 effective date, see the attached notification. If changed prior to April 24, 2022, it will have to be changed again as the system will require a reset of all passwords on April 24th. The…

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APWU: Arbitrator Sharnoff award on AFCS Jurisdiction

From: Vance Zimmerman <vzimmerman@apwu.org> Sent: Thursday, February 3, 2022 Subject: Sharnoff award on AFCS Jurisdiction On January 31, 2021, Arbitrator Sharnoff issued a lengthy award on the APWU-NPMHU jurisdictional disputes over the AFCS and AFCS 200. The APWU successfully prevailed in protecting Clerk Work when Arbitrator Sharnoff affirmed that Clerks should be assigned to work…

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