Temporary Holiday Supervisors Violated CBA

Via Sam Wood, President – Southwest Florida Area Local / APWU This is an excellent Award by Arbitrator Morris in this Fort Myers case. APWU Advocate Jim DeMauro did an outstanding job in arbitrating this case. Our local’s witnesses (Dan Gray & Dave Grant) assisted in this important win. I am sure this case can…

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APWU / NLRB Settlement on AOI Arbitration Award payments

Web News Article #: 252-2016 – December 14, 2016 Source: APWU See: NLRB Orders Postal Union to Pay Back Members Related: APWU to answer labor charges of $1 million being withheld from AOI Settlement  

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APWU: Landmark Arbitration Decision Upholding Craft Assignments and Job Posting Rights

Web News Article #: 251-2016 12/12/2016 – Arbitrator Stephen Goldberg issued a decision on Dec. 8, 2016, holding that the Postal Service violated the Collective Bargaining Agreement when it failed to assign Sales Retention Team (SRT) center work to the Clerk Craft and post the positions for bid. In October 2012, the USPS set up…

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APWU Receives Favorable Arbitration Award: Hundreds of SPSS Clerk Craft Jobs Preserved

Web News Article #: 250-2016 12/09/2016 – The APWU prevailed in an arbitration that keeps hundreds of Clerk Craft jobs in the union’s bargaining unit. The decision clarifies what ability the Postal Service has to change craft work assignments for new machinery. When the new Small Parcel Sorting System (SPSS) machines were installed, the Postal…

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‘Right to Work’ Foundation-Backed Employees Force Postal Union Bosses to Disgorge $1 Million Diverted from Backpay Award

*Site Administrator’s Note: The web site where the following article is shared from is anti-union. The information and related links are provided for informational purposes and in the interest of greater transparency. Washington, DC (Nov 22, 2016) In a significant victory for workers, the American Postal Workers Union (APWU) has chosen to avoid going to trial and…

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APWU: District Court Orders Clarification in Arbitration Award on BMC Staffing

Web News Article #: 065-2016 03/24/2016 – The Postal Service sidestepped a fight in federal court on March 16 over enforcement of an Oct. 19, 2015, arbitration award on staffing at Bulk Mail Centers (BMCs). After the USPS filed a “consent motion,” Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson ordered interpretation of the award to be returned to…

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SWFAL-APWU Settles $5.2 Million RI-399 Arbitration Award

Via Sam Wood, President – Southwest Florida Area Local / APWU: This morning the Southwest Florida Area Local – American Postal Workers Union signed a $5.2 million settlement from the 2013 Arbitrator Hales award (Fort Myers P&DC). The award sustained the SWFAL-APWU’s position that the USPS took Flats Preparation work away from the Clerk Craft…

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