APWU: New MS-1 Settlement and Implementation

August 12, 2019 On Aug. 8, the Maintenance Craft reached a settlement with the USPS regarding Handbook MS-1, TL-5 and TL-6 Revisions and Related Maintenance Management Orders, originally grieved by current Maintenance Division Director Idowu Balogun. On Sept. 13, 2017, Arbitrator Goldberg remanded the MS-1 revisions case nos. Q10T-4Q-C-14171644/ Q10T-4Q-C-16481407 back to the APWU and…

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Can someone explain APWU Maintenance Craft seniority?

I am confused as how maintenance seniority works. There seem to be three lists: In Service, Installation and Preferred assignment seniority. Some people tell me the list is by Preferred Assignment Seniority. So, the list has ‘A’ employees (pre 1992 exam) grandfathered ahead of ‘B’ employees who actually may have longer Installation seniority. Others tell…

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APWU: RMSS Implementation Case Settled for $2 Million

In resolution of this matter, the parties are in agreement that: 1) Employees entitled to remedy are those Maintenance Craft employees who had their eligible MSS (RMSS) rating changed to ineligible on or about August of 2009.  These 671 employees shall each receive a lump sum payment of $2,950 less applicable deductions.  Such payments to…

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