USPS OIG Report: Property Condition Reviews – Massachusetts 

Background The Cochituate, Winchester, and John F. Kennedy Post Offices are in the Massachusetts-Rhode Island District. The Postal Service is required to maintain a safe and healthy environment for both employees and customers in accordance with its internal policies and procedures and Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) safety laws. Our objective was to determine…

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USPS Will Discontinue and Dismantle FSS Machines In Several Facilities Across the Country

From: Lamont Brooks <lbrooks@apwu.org> Sent: Saturday, May 8, 2021 Subject: Notification No. GCCC20210149 USPS Will Discontinue and Dismantle FSS Machines In Several Facilities Across the Country We have requested several meeting on the Postal Service shift from letter/flat automation equipment to package sorting equipment under the ten-year plan. The problem has been we have been…

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APWU/USPS concluded ET-11 Virtual LMOU Negotiations

May 3, 2021 The Maintenance Division recently concluded the negotiation for National Support Technicians Local Memorandum of Understanding on April 19, 2021, after several months of delays due to the COVID pandemic. The parties agreed to continue to explore Modified Work Week, even after the conclusion of the Negotiation timeframe. The only item that was…

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APWU Maintenance Webinar Presentation – 3/10/21

From: Maintenance Webinar <maintwebinar@apwu.org> Date: Wed, Mar 10, 2021 Subject: Maintenance Webinar March 10, 2021 Presentation Brothers and Sisters, Thank you registering and or participating in our Maintenance Council presentation of today. I’m delighted to inform you that over 450 of you participated today (login and phone combined). We hear you loud and clear with…

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USPS OIG Report: Property Condition Reviews – Gateway District

Introduction The Postal Service is required to maintain a safe and healthy environment for both employees and customers in accordance with its internal policies and procedures and Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) safety laws. Our objective was to determine if Postal Service management is adhering to building maintenance, security and safety standards, and employee…

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USPS OIG Report: Elevator Modernization Program

Objective Our objective was to determine whether the U.S. Postal Service is managing its elevator modernization program to minimize equipment downtime and the cost of repairs. The Postal Service operates about 1,200 elevators at over 500 facilities, which includes passenger and freight elevators of various types and sizes. In November 2015, the Postal Service established…

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