APWU: National Grievance Numbering System Activated

Web News Article #: 001-2016 01/06/2016 – The APWU has activated a national numbering system for locals using the Electronic Grievance System (EGS), Industrial Relations Director Tony D. McKinnon Sr. has announced. The system is designed to track all grievances that are appealed to Step 2 for locals that are using EGS. “When a grievance…

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APWU to Members: Don’t Focus on ‘Postal Pulse’

Web News Article #: 200-2015 10/21/2015 – The APWU is urging union members to refrain from participating in “focus groups” on Postal Pulse employee opinion surveys. The union opposes the Postal Pulse and other employee opinion surveys because management has a history of using the results of such surveys against workers during contract negotiations and…

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APWU: Ramping Up for Safety Campaign

APWU News Service Bulletin 12-2015 10/05/2015 – Declaring that “there are far too many serious safety problems at post offices and facilities,” APWU President Mark Dimondstein and Industrial Relations Director Tony D. McKinnon Sr. are calling on union members across the country to launch a Safety Awareness and Enforcement Campaign in mid-October. “Even the Postal…

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APWU Obtains Extension for the Electronic Grievance System

Web News Article #: 225-2014 12/05/2014 – After several months of negotiating with the USPS, the APWU was successful in obtaining a five-year extension for the Electronic Grievance System (EGS). Although the USPS and APWU have agreed to meet every five years to review the program’s results and make necessary modifications, the program is now…

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APWU: Settlement Addresses Grievance Numbering Problem

Web News Article #: 211-2014 11/18/2014 – The APWU and USPS reached an agreement in August to address a problem associated with grievance processing, Industrial Relations Director Tony D. McKinnon Sr. has announced. “After hearing countless horror stories of management denying grievances or refusing to discuss them because cases had no grievance number, I began…

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