APWU: PSE Compliance Report for Pay Period 11 2020

On Tuesday, June 2, 2020, 8:59 AM, Lynn Pallas-Barber <lpallas@apwu.org> wrote: Brothers and Sisters, Please find attached the latest PSE compliance report for PP 11 2020 – 05/22/20. The number of PSE has decreased during this pandemic period. The Function 4 NTFT cap is at 5.4%. The Function 3A PTF report and “new work” PSEs…

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USPS introduces safety form for tractor-trailer drivers

May 20, 2020 – The Postal Service has introduced PS 4584-T, a form that managers and supervisors can use to help tractor-trailer operators improve their driving behavior and safety. The form can be accessed on USPS-issued mobile devices through the Informed Mobility Safety Observation Tool (IMSOT). PS 4584-T is specifically designed for tractor-trailer drivers, who…

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APWU MVS: What do you think about the new lift gates?

The USPS Office Inspector General (OIG) recently announced a solicitation for postal employee comments on the lift gates of the latest purchased Peterbilt 18’ and 24’ cargo trucks. On April 30, MVS Director Michael Foster and Assistant Director Javier E. Piñeres teleconferenced with the OIG regarding their concerns with the cargo truck lift gates and…

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APWU: FMCSA Waives Regulations that Includes PVS CDL Holders in Response to COVID-19

April 29, 2020 Due to the COVID-19 national emergency, there is a high public need for transportation professionals. In response, the Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA), recently announced a waiver from certain regulations applicable to all interstate and intrastate commercial driver’s license (CDL) and commercial learner’s permit (CLP) holders and to…

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USPS: Use Voyager credit cards appropriately

The Postal Service has a reminder for employees: Voyager credit cards are to be used only to purchase fuel for postal vehicles. If you have a USPS-issued Voyager card, don’t use it to buy food, drinks, or fuel for a personal vehicle. Doing so violates the misuse of property provision of the standards of ethical…

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USPS OIG Report: Accuracy of Surface Visibility Scans and Reporting

Objective The objective of our audit was to evaluate the accuracy of Surface Visibility scans and reporting for Highway Contract Route (HCR) and Postal Vehicle Service (PVS) trips. This audit was requested by the Postal Service’s Surface Logistics group. The U.S. Postal Service’s surface transportation network is managed locally and transports mail and equipment to…

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APWU: DOT Drug and Alcohol Clearinghouse for CDL Holders

Congress creates a “Clearinghouse” impacting MVS Operators with CDLs By notice dated, February 20, the USPS informed APWU of its compliance with a recent act of Congress which has established a Drug and Alcohol Clearinghouse. The Clearinghouse is a secure online database providing employers, state licensing agencies, and enforcement officers with real-time information about commercial…

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