NPMHU Appeals USPS Craft Determination of Small Delivery Unit Sorter (SDUS) and Single Induction Parcel Sorter (SIPS)

December 6, 2022 Please find linked, copies of two separate appeals recently filed by the NPMHU to challenge the Postal Service’s November 14, 2022 determination of craft jurisdiction for employees operating the Small Delivery Unit Sorter (SDUS) and Single Induction Parcel Sorter (SIPS). These machines have been deployed in facilities throughout the country and are…

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NPMHU: Craft Determination, Single Induction Process Sorter (SIPS), Small Delivery unit Sorter (SDUS)

November 17, 2022 We enclose a copy of a November 14, 2022 letter, just received in the National Office, that sets forth the Postal Service’s determination of craft jurisdiction for employees operating the Single Induction Parcel Sorter (SIPS) and the Small Delivery Unit Sorter (SDUS). The SIPS and SDUS are currently deployed throughout the country…

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APWU: 2022 Peak Season Exception Period MOU

November 8, 2022 On November 7, 2022, the parties agreed to the Peak Season Exception period MOU for 2022. The MOU identifies the time when Holiday Clerk Assistants (HCAs) may be hired. HCAs are hired for three (3) consecutive pay periods. In 2022, that is either November 5 through December 16 or November 19 through…

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APWU: Emily Weber Appointed to New NBA Position in Wichita Region

On October 28, 2022, Emily Weber was appointed by Clerk Craft Director Lamont Brooks to the new post of National Business Agent (NBA), Wichita Region. The Wichita Region represents clerks in Oklahoma, Kansas, and Nebraska. This position was created by vote of the delegates to the 2022 APWU National Convention in August. In accordance with…

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USPS Labor Relations Manager Jeff Conway affirms all TACS work to be done by Lead Clerk

APWU Maintenance Craft NBA Curtis Walker, Clerk Craft NBA Todd Elkerton, and Industrial Relations Director Charlie Cash participated recently in a Labor Management Meeting in Green Bay, Wisconsin with USPS Labor Relations Field Manager Jeff Conway. Green Bay Local President Kelly Heaney did not attend as he is out on removal pending arbitration. The workroom…

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USPS: Orders of packaging supplies to be faster

September 27, 2022 Victory Packaging, the fulfillment company for the Postal Service’s expedited packaging supplies, will now process and ship orders within one business day from the date of receipt. Previously, the interval between order and processing could be as much as 72 hours. The change is effective Oct. 1. The update applies to the…

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Agenda Item for 9/29/22 USPS/APWU Retail Meeting: Lack of Stamps or Postal Products on Retail Window

From: Lamont Brooks <lbrooks@apwu.org> Date: September 23, 2022 Subject: High Importance: Lack of Stamps or Postal Products on Retail Window -Agenda Item HQ USPS/APWU Retail Meeting 9/29/22 Please disseminate to the field! Please forward me a copy of any e-mail or scanned written correspondence as documentation to management of instances where you are unable to…

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