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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Is USPS Performing Preventive Maintenance on Roofs of all Their Owned Facilities?

Project Title: Postal Service Roofing Preventive Maintenance Program Start Date: Tuesday, November 28, 2017 Estimated Report Release Date: May 2018 The Postal Service is responsible for approximately 195 million square feet of roofing across 8,300 owned facilities. That’s $3 billion worth of roofing. The Postal Service launched the Roof Asset Management Program to reduce the…

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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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