One thought on “Steward work for APO’s and RMPO’s

  1. Union and NAME of Local/Branch
    APWU - Auburn WA Local
    Office held, if any
    Retired President

    The Goldberg POStPlan arbitration award converted tens of thousands of non-bargaining unit PMR jobs to bargaining unit PSE, PTF, NTFT and FTR positions. That was wonderful for those folks, but it resulted in a tremendous increase in grievance workload in those offices. Most have no domiciled stewards. A steward appointed under Article 17.2.C is not entitled to travel time, mileage or time on the clock to represent them at pre-disciplinary interviews or to investigate, present, or adjust grievances. The national APWU should create and compensate stewards for MAL offices in the field like the NRLCA does for their members. Find Your NRLCA Steward
    Retired APWU stewards would be the cheapest source of labor.

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