USPS: Penalty Overtime Exclusion

As referenced in Article 8, sections 4 and 5, of the USPS-NALC and USPS-APWU national agreements, the December period (during which penalty overtime regulations are not applicable) consists of 4 consecutive service weeks. This year, the December period begins Pay Period 25-17, Week 2 (December 2, 2017) and ends Pay Period 01-18, Week 1 (December…

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APP created for APWU 2017 All Craft Conference

Something new this year for the APWU All Craft Conference was an app for Android and iTunes devices (see the links below). This app provides information such as schedules of events, floor plans and additional information regarding the 2017 All Craft Conference to APWU Members and Retirees. Presentations and documents presented during the All Craft…

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APWU: Address for Local LMOU Impasse Appeals

Web News Article #: 248-2016 11/30/2016 – Per the attached agreement of the parties, LMOU Impasse Appeals are to be sent to: Labor Relations Service Center, P. O. Box 23788, Washington, D.C. 20026-3788, no later than December 12, 2016. Mail all LMOU Impasse Appeals to this address. Source: APWU

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New labor contract: USPS, APWU arbitration process concludes

An arbitration panel informed the Postal Service July 7 of an interest arbitration decision and award.The award is intended to resolve the differences between USPS and the American Postal Workers Union (APWU) that resulted from an inability to reach a negotiated collective bargaining agreement after the prior agreement expired. The award, which was the result…

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Audio: Why the U.S. Needs Postal Banking, and How We Get It

APWU Postal Banking Campaign Coordinator Katherine Isaac joins us to talk about what is Postal Banking, and the opportunities it can bring to consumers. Source: Why the U.S. Needs Postal Banking, and How We Get It  

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Omaha Area Local APWU Wins Major Subcontracting Decision

On December 3, 2015, Arbitrator Harry MacLean ruled that the Postal Service violated Article 32 when it failed to provide notice to the APWU and give due consideration to the five factors listed in Article 32.1.A prior to subcontracting work with New Breed to operate the Mail Consolidation Center (MCC). On March 27, 2013, management…

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APWU: 2015 Penalty Overtime Exclusion, New Leave Year

Web News Article #: 222-2015 11/30/2015 – In accordance with Article 8 of the Collective Bargaining Agreement, penalty overtime rules are not applicable for a four-week period each year during December. This year, the period starts with Week 2 of Pay Period 26-15 (Dec. 5, 2015) and stops at the end of Week 1 of…

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