USPS OIG: Is the Postal Service Saving Maintenance Workhours as Planned?

Project Title: Effectiveness of the U.S. Postal Service’s maintenance optimization initiative in the Southern Area Start Date: Wednesday, June 27, 2018 Estimated Report Release Date: November 2018 The Postal Service’s Five-Year Strategic Plan – Fiscal Year (FY) 2017 to 2021 outlines an initiative to evaluate, right-size, and equip the mail-processing infrastructure and transportation networks to…

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Appointments in APWU Maintenance Craft

Web News Article #: 68-2018 07/13/2018 – President Dimondstein has announced in accordance with Article 21 of the American Postal Workers Union Constitution & Bylaws, Idowu Balogun has assumed the position of the Maintenance Division Director, which became effective after the untimely passing of Director Raymer on June 16th.  Brother Balogun has been an activist…

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Let’s Show Steve some APWU Spirit

The Family just set up a GoFundMe page. Click below to contribute: Please forward to your List. https://www.gofundme.com/memory-of-steven-g-raymer?sharetype=teams&member=338946&rcid=r01-152961438998-425b965361c04ab0&pc=sm_co_campmgmt_m The funeral service for Steve Raymer will be held Thursday, June 28, 2018 at Adams-Green Funeral Home, 721 Elden Street, Herndon, VA 20170 [PH: (703) 437-1764]. Viewing: 10am – 12pm (EST) Service: 12pm – 1pm (EST) Condolences…

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USPS OIG Report: Maintenance Optimization – Northeast Area

Objective The objective of our audit was to evaluate the effectiveness of the U.S. Postal Service’s maintenance optimization initiative in the Northeast Area. The Postal Service’s Five-Year Strategic Plan – Fiscal Year (FY) 2017 to 2021 outlines its maintenance optimization initiative to standardize, upgrade, and realign maintenance operations across field offices efficiently and effectively in…

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APWU: Agreement Reached on MS 1 Remand

Web News Article #: 20-2018 02/28/2018 – On February 27, 2018, the Postal Service and the APWU Maintenance Division signed an agreement resolving national level disputes in case numbers (Q10T-4Q-C 14171644 and Q10T-4Q-C 16481407). The outstanding issue revolves around Arbitrator Goldberg’s REMANDED Decision of September 13, 2017: “The issues of whether the revisions to the…

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