NALC files national-level grievance regarding Post Office Sortation Equipment Reconciliation

August 17, 2020 Today, pursuant to Article 15, Section 3.F of the National Agreement, NALC initiated a national-level grievance regarding the Postal Service’s unilateral implementation of the delivery initiative called Post Office Sortation Equipment Reconciliation (SER). On July 31, 2020, USPS notified NALC of the SER initiative and characterized it as a “review” which would…

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APWU files disputes over 299 USPS facility name changes

From: Lynn Pallas-Barber <lpallas@apwu.org Sent: Tuesday, February 18, 2020 5:47 PM To: Regional Coordinators; NBAs Cc: Lamont Brooks; Sam Lisenbe; Michael Foster; Idowu Balogun; Javier Pineres; Terry Martinez; Vance Zimmerman; Debby Szeredy; Mark Dimondstein Subject: Initiating disputes Article 19 and Article 15 – Name change 299 facilities. Brothers and Sisters, Please find attached the Notification…

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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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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: Important Arbitration Win in Fight Against Plant Closures and Consolidations

Web News Article #: 225-2015 12/04/2015 – Arbitrator Shyam Das ruled on Dec. 3, 2015, that the American Postal Workers Union and the National Postal Mail Handlers Union may now go forward with their Step 4 grievances challenging the Postal Service’s decision to close or consolidate approximately 82 mail processing facilities starting January of 2015….

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