APWU Maintenance Craft Q&A: In-Service Examinations, Register & Eligibility Ratings

January 23, 2023 On January, 18, 2023, the parties signed off National questions & answers on the In-Service Examinations, Register and Eligibility Ratings MOU. As a reminder, on an annual basis during the month of March, all career employees have the opportunity to request to be tested for Maintenance Craft eligibility ratings and placement on…

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USPS OIG Report: Efficiency of Operations at the Philadelphia P&DC

Background This report presents the results of our audit of efficiency of operations at the Philadelphia Processing and Distribution Center (P&DC) in Philadelphia, PA. We conducted this audit to provide U.S. Postal Service management with timely information on operational risks at this P&DC. We selected the Philadelphia P&DC based on a Congressional request from Senator…

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APWU: Per Diem Update – Effective Date November 7, 2022

October 18, 2022 After meeting with the Postal Service again and scheduling an NCED site visit, we can announce that the implementation date of the per diem MOU is November 7, 2022 and will be piloted for three years for all Crafts. The current GSA rates control the per diem amount, currently at $59.00 per…

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APWU negotiated OSHA Arc Flash Training is now International Standard

Not sure if this web posting falls in line with the rules. Having made that claim I must state the issue of the post is Arc Flash. The protection against an Arc Flash has been expanded into the UK. The relevance of the Article, in my opinion is my involvement with the APWU’s protest involving…

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Information on ADUS/SDUS work for APWU Clerk and Maintenance Crafts

On Monday, September 19, 2022, Lynn Pallas-Barber <lpallas@apwu.org> wrote: To all APWU family, On Saturday, 9/17/22 Director Lamont Brooks shared a notification concerning the USPS plan to deploy additional SDUS machines to various facilities (copy attached). In addition to the information please find below an attached information on SDUS Distribution Clerk Position. We were notified…

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APWU Receives Notification USPS is Planning to Deploy Additional SDUS to Various Facilities

From: Lamont Brooks <lbrooks@apwu.org> Date: September 17, 2022 Subject: Fwd: Notification GCCC20220329 USPS Planning to Deploy Additional SDUS to Various Facilities Throughout the Country Please disseminate to the field. Please contact your respective Clerk NBA RI-399 representative or Clerk Assistant Lynn Pallas-Barber in the event you need further assistance. I have assigned Lynn Pallas-Barber as…

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APWU: FULL Per Diem Target date for NCED is November 1, 2022 for three years

From: Idowu Balogun <ibalogun@apwu.org> Sent: Thursday, September 15, 2022 Subject: FULL Per Diem Target date is November 1, 2022 for three years This year, we met three times, twice via zoom and once in person at Norman, OK. USPS has been working on renovating the Training Center to facilitate the transfer to per diem, with…

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APWU: Small Office Craft Complement – Level 18 Offices / PTPO and RMPO Offices (Week 50, FY22)

From: Lynn Pallas-Barber <lpallas@apwu.org> Date: 9/10/22 Subject: FW: Small Office Craft Complement – Level 18 Offices / PTPO and RMPO Offices (Week 50, FY22) To all APWU family, Please find attached the latest complement report for the Level 18 APOs and AOs as of 09/09/22. There is a lot of valuable information in this report…

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