APWU: Interest Arbitration Hearings Scheduled in September and October

APWU Web News Article – August 26, 2019 The location for the interest arbitration’s opening hearings has been set. The hearings will take place at the Washington DC National Mall Hilton, located at 480 L’Enfant Plaza SW, Washington, DC 20024. Interest arbitration will determine the terms of the next contract. The hearings will begin at…

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Postal Worker West: Contract Fight Heats Up In D.C.!

Postal Worker West – August 2019 Edition via Omar M. Gonzalez, APWU Western Region Coordinator: “Listen, these hearings will not be a piece of cake. We intend to and will show them our members deserve to maintain the rights and benefits they have already earned and also a decent pay raise and extended protections, said…

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APWU: #PostalSlam Video Challenge 

August 20, 2019 #APWU’s gearing up for a tough national contract arbitration & we need that #APWUnited support. Show your labor solidarity & tell us what you love about the union. Post your own #PostalSlam video & tag us! Here’s Maintenance Craft Director Idowu Balogun, Clerk Craft Director Clint Burelson, Support Service Craft Director Stephen…

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APWU: Interest Arbitration Panel for New Contract Appointed

APWU Web News Article – August 19, 2019 Arbitrator Stephen B. Goldberg has been appointed as the impartial chair of the tri-partite interest arbitration panel and scheduled the opening day of the hearings for September 4, 2019. When the APWU and USPS are unable to reach a new collective bargaining agreement through negotiations, the law…

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NRLCA: General Wage Increases and Cost-of-Living Raises

The USPS will bring all salary schedules current (both GWI and COLA adjustments) required under the 2018-2021 National Agreement on August 17, 2019 PP 18-2019 and will be reflected in the paycheck received on September 6, 2019. In accordance with Article 9, Section 1.A of the 2018-2021 National Agreement, the basic annual salary schedules (Tables…

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APWU Requests 10 Maintenance Employee Witnesses for Interest Arbitration

A regular Full time Maintenance employee that is not on limited or restricted duties. A Maintenance employee who is not a Steward or Local Officer. A Maintenance employee who will be participating for the first time at the National Level Arbitration. The Individual must be available to Travel to DC within next two weeks to…

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NALC, USPS formally open 2019 bargaining talks

(June 26, 2019) The leaders of the National Association of Letter Carriers and the United States Postal Service formally opened negotiations for a new collective-bargaining agreement today. In his opening statement, NALC President Fredric Rolando told Postmaster General Megan Brennan that, “As always, we will seek to preserve and improve the standard of living for…

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NRLCA Reaches Tentative Agreement with USPS for Three-Year Contract

The National Rural Letter Carriers’ Association and the United States Postal Service have negotiated a Tentative Agreement to cover the 3-year period from May 21, 2018 to May 20, 2021. This Tentative Agreement must be ratified by a majority of the voting membership of the NRLCA to become effective. The highlights of the Tentative Agreement…

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