SWFAL-APWU Settles $5.2 Million RI-399 Arbitration Award

Via Sam Wood, President – Southwest Florida Area Local / APWU: This morning the Southwest Florida Area Local – American Postal Workers Union signed a $5.2 million settlement from the 2013 Arbitrator Hales award (Fort Myers P&DC). The award sustained the SWFAL-APWU’s position that the USPS took Flats Preparation work away from the Clerk Craft…

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Maine man gets $150,000 after US Postal Service failed to accommodate disability

By Judy Harrison – November 13, 2015 PORTLAND, Maine — A federal jury on Tuesday awarded a former Auburn postal worker $150,000 after it determined that the U.S. Postal Service had failed to accommodate his disability. Steven Heath of Gray suffered from depression, anxiety and post-traumatic stress disorder, according to court documents. He sued the…

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Postal supervisor stole sports cards from mail, sold them for thousands

John Bu, 38, was busted Thursday and charged with possessing stolen mail, which carries a maximum sentence of five years behind bars. Neither snow, nor rain, nor hail could stop a Brooklyn postal supervisor from hawking valuable baseball, basketball and football cards taken from the mail, prosecutors claim. John Bu, 38, was arrested Thursday and…

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