APWU: Arbitrator Goldberg Award on APPS Installation

Web News Article #: 109-2017 11/09/2017 – Arbitrator Stephen Goldberg issued an award on November 7, 2017 stating: The work of installing the APPS systems was not bargaining unit work. Hence, the Postal Service did not violate Article 32.1.A or Article 32.1.B in allowing Lockheed to perform that work, rather than assigning it to Maintenance…

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APWU: Electronic Technician Level 11 LMOU Completed

Web News Article #: 108-2017 11/03/2017 – The Electronic Technician, level 11 (ET-11) LMOU was completed and signed on Nov. 2, 2017. This is the result of the new language in Article 38.7.F and is our attempt to providing complete contract protection and rights to our highest paid category of employees. Because of the unique…

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USPS OIG: Is the Northeast Area reducing maintenance expenses as planned?

Project Title: Maintenance Optimization – Northeast Area Start Date: Friday, September 22, 2017 Estimated Report Release Date: March 2018 The U.S. Postal Service’s Five-Year Strategic Plan ― Fiscal Year 2017 to 2021 outlines a maintenance optimization initiative to standardize, upgrade, and realign maintenance operations across field offices efficiently and effectively in order to reduce operating…

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