NPMHU Prevails in National Arbitration Regarding MHA Discipline

We are extremely pleased to announce that the NPMHU has prevailed in its National Arbitration against the Postal Service over whether the Postal Service may consider or rely upon discipline issued to an MHA if that employee is later being disciplined after he or she has been converted to career. The key conclusion of Arbitrator…

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NALC: CCAs with 30 months of relative standing on 9/1 to be converted to career status

July 30, 2018 In all offices, CCAs who have at least 30 months of relative standing on 9/1 to be converted to career status NALC and USPS have settled a national level grievance regarding CCAs hired over the contractual caps. This settlement (M-01892) provides that all city carrier assistants in all size offices with 30…

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More ‘postal support employees’ have been attaining permanent status at USPS

Lorraine Mirabella – January 9, 2016 For Ashley Worthington, life as a Postal Service worker used to come with too much uncertainty.  As a “postal support employee,” she said she never knew when she’d work or how many hours. She never knew if her pay would cover her bills. To make ends meet, the single…

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APWU: Residual Vacancies, PSE Conversions in MVS

Web News Article #: 016-2015 01/27/2015 – According to USPS statistics, approximately 320 Motor Vehicle Craft employees have been converted to career status as a result of residual vacancies since a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on Filling Residual Vacancies was signed in March 2014 and a set of Questions and Answers on the issue was…

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APWU: Remedy for Violations of PSE Cap – Conversions, Not Terminations!

Web News Article #: 182 10/09/2014 – The APWU and USPS have settled a dispute over the proper remedy for violations of contractual limits on the number of PSEs that can be on the rolls at any given time. Under the terms of the Oct. 3 agreement, any future violations in the Clerk and Motor Vehicle…

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Signed MOU Regarding Pecking Order for Newly Created Positions in POStPlan Installations

From: “Clint Burelson” <cburelson@apwu.org> Subject: Signed MOU Regarding Pecking Order for Newly Created Positions in POStPlan Installations Date: 10/9/2014 Sisters and Brothers, Attached is a recently signed MOU [PDF] regarding the Pecking Order for Newly Created Positions in POStPlan Installations. The parties agreed to release the document at 9:00 a.m. today. The pecking order agreed upon…

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