APWU: Update on National Arbitration “End of Day” Case

September 1, 2020 In the July/August 2020 issue of the American Postal Worker magazine, the Clerk Craft reported that the remedy settlement hearing for the Article 1.6.B “End of Day” button (PMEOD) case was scheduled for August 12-13. However, the Postal Service requested a postponement from the arbitrator at the beginning of the August 12…

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Das Award upholds USPS position on Article 37 language

Excerpts: “This interpretive dispute was referred to the national level by the Postal Service. The dispute involves the meaning of the sentence: “Every effort will be made to create desirable duty assignments from all available work hours for career employees to bid.” This sentence was added to Article 37, Section 3.A.1 of the National Agreement…

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NALC: Case Consolidation Lawsuit Dismissed

The federal district court in Washington D.C. today issued a decision dismissing NALC’s lawsuit that sought to halt the Consolidated Casing Initiative. U.S. District Judge James E. Boasberg concluded that the court lacked jurisdiction to issue the preliminary injunction that NALC requested, which would have halted the Initiative pending the outcome of the national-level arbitration….

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NAPUS: USPS Provides Clarification On Recording Bargaining Unit Work Hours

Postal Service has updated NAPUS and the League on a number of questions concerning the administration of terms of the global settlement between the Postal Service and the APWU. The settlement stems from the national arbitration award concerning Article 1.6.B., performance of bargaining work. The following are the questions and responses received; How are hours…

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