APWU: Das Issues Remedy Award on PM End of Day Button Case

September 24, 2021 On December 8, 2017, Arbitrator Shyam Das found that the Postal Service was in violation of the parties’ Article 1.6.B Global Settlement Remedy Agreement (GSRA) in Level 18 offices when it created the Postmaster End of Day (PMEOD) button in the Retail System Software (RSS). The PMEOD button allowed postmasters to enter…

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USPS provides APWU additional information on Reorganization Structure

From: Vance Zimmerman <vzimmerman@apwu.org> Sent: Monday, May 3, 2021 Subject: Additional Information on Reorganization Structure This afternoon management sent the attached documents with the email below: Additional information regarding the Reorganization Structure has been announced today. Attached is a Memo from Doug Tulino regarding the reorg and a presentation that provides flow charts for the…

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USPS OIG Report: Salary and Wage Rate Retention

Objective U.S. Postal Service pay administration policies establish conditions and procedures for setting the salaries of Postal Service employees. Salary and wage rate retention provisions exist for employees involuntarily assigned to lower pay grade positions due to management action. The three rate retention types are: Saved grade – an employee receives saved grade status when…

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USPS OIG Blog: More than Bargained for

May 30, 2016 With many lengthy disputes that are eventually settled, differences between parties sometimes linger. That seems to be the case with the 40-year-old dispute between Postal Service management and labor over the number of hours a postmaster or supervisor can spend performing work typically reserved for bargaining unit employees. In late 2014, the…

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APWU, Management Settle Disputes on Use of 204bs

Web News Article #: 079-2015 04/10/2015 – The APWU and USPS reached two pre-arbitration settlements on April 9, resolving disputes over the use of acting supervisors (204bs) in Bulk Mail Entry Units and in Office-in-Charge assignments, Clerk Craft Director Clint Burelson has announced. According to the settlement involving Bulk Mail Entry Units (BMEUs), Section 2.D…

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