West Palm Beach ‘Premium Forwarding Service’ Arbitration Win

Via Sam Wood, President – Southwest Florida Area Local Congratulations to President Gary Hamrick and the Palm Beach (Florida) Area Local for fighting back on the issue of Premium Forwarding Service. Congratulations as well go to APWU Advocate Jim DeMauro for another outstanding win for the APWU. Jim DeMauro has not received (in my opinion)…

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NPMHU Appeals SPSS Decision to Arbitration and NLRB

August 11, 2015 The NPMHU National Office has filed an appeal to arbitration concerning the disputed work on the Small Parcel Sorting System (SPSS), as well as an unfair labor practice charge with the National Labor Relations Board. The latter seeks injunctive relief under Section 10(j) of the National Labor Relations Act. Click Here for…

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NPMHU: Postal Service Reneges on SPSS Craft Determination

Unprecedented Reversal to Be Met With Fierce Opposition From NPMHU On August 7, 2015, the USPS notified the NPMHU of their decision to reverse the craft determination for operation of the Small Parcel Sorting System (SPSS). • For comparison, you may access a copy of the original and properly implemented jurisdictional craft determination dated June…

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Mail Handlers to Perform Duties Associated with SPSS Operation

On June 2, 2015, the Union received the Postal Service’s determination of craft jurisdiction for employees operating the Small Parcel Sorter System (SPSS), which is currently deployed in five pilot test locations, and will be deployed shortly in twenty-six other facilities around the country. As set forth in the captioned letter, the Postal Service has…

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