DBCS Staffing, Safety and Grievance Strategies

Via Jeff Kehlert, NBA – Philadelphia Region Clerk Division: “This Handbook – number 21 in the ongoing Strategy Book Series – combines for the first time the Collective Bargaining Agreement and JCIM provisions with necessary evidence, arbitral reference, interview illustrations and applicable remedial remedies to formulate an overall strategic plan to combat the U.S. Postal…

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Is your Supervisor the Real Safety Hazard?

Postal Tsunami by Mel Carriere – April 11, 2015 Excerpts: “Speeding and not wearing a seat belt were admittedly both very poor decisions on the part of this letter carrier, who is paying the price for his recklessness. But it is not surprising to me that he did it, because we see this sort of…

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Retail Robberies: Staying Safe

May 1, 2014 – (This article appears in the May-June 2014 issue of The American Postal Worker magazine.) Mike Gallagher, Eastern Regional Coordinator There has been a rash of armed robberies of retail clerks recently in the Eastern Region, including a number of situations where clerks were confronted while having guns pointed at them. In…

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Monday, April 28 is Workers Memorial Day – Plan Your Observance Now

APWU Web News Article #075-14, April 22, 2014 Monday, April 28 is Workers Memorial Day Plan Your Observance Now Every year on April 28, the APWU and other unions observe Workers Memorial Day to remember those who have suffered and died on the job — and to renew our commitment to safer workplaces. Four decades…

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