APWU MVS Division Settles Step-4 Grievance on FMCSA Drug and Alcohol Clearinghouse

December 1, 2020 Earlier this summer, MVS announced a National Dispute on the Postal Service’s unilateral implementation of Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) Clearinghouse Consent Form and Program. During the Step-4 meeting, the parties discussed the form, program and issues involved including the Article 1, 5 and 19 violations of the Collective Bargaining Agreement…

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APWU: MVS New Hire Salary Dispute Settled

Web News Article #: 13-2018 02/05/2018 – On Jan. 26, the MVS Division and the USPS settled Class Action Grievance USPS NO. Q15V-4Q-C17473798/APWU No. HQTV20170179. In the settlement, the parties agreed that when an external posting to hire contains an incorrect salary for the position in question, the Postal Service may correct the error pre-employment….

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USPS OIG Report: Accuracy of Grievance Settlement Payments

Background Under its national agreement with the American Postal Workers Union (APWU), the U.S. Postal Service must make every effort to promptly pay monetary grievance settlements and arbitration awards. The Postal Service uses the Grievance Arbitration Tracking System (GATS) database to manage grievance payments and conduct labor relations activities, such as researching appeals, disputes, and…

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