APWU: Leave Entry via eRMS Directive in Violation of Lead Clerk and TACS 2018 Settlement Agreement

From: Lamont Brooks <lbrooks@apwu.org> Date: September 1, 2022 Subject: USPS LR RESPONSE to APWU. Fwd: [EXTERNAL] HQ Unilateral 8/11/22 Leave Entry via eRMS Directive in Violation of the Lead Clerk and TACS 9/5/2018 Settlement Agreement Please disseminate to the field. The 9/5/2018 and related documents are still controlling. I will send out that TACS guidance…

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USPS OIG Report: Springfield, MO, P&DC Grievances

Objective Our objective was to review and assess grievances paid from October 1, 2017, through March 31, 2021, at the Springfield, MO, Processing and Distribution Center (P&DC). The Postal Service defines a grievance as a dispute, difference, or disagreement between parties or a complaint lodged by a party regarding wages, hours, or conditions of employment….

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Postal Service’s Policy on Workplace Harassment, Equal Employment Opportunity

Effective July 1, 2021, the Postal Service™ reissued its Memorandum of Policy (MOP) HR-07-01-2021-2, Postal Service’s Policy on Workplace Harassment (see blue.usps.gov/cpim/ftp/policy/hr/hr070120212.pdf). MOP HR-07-01-2021-2 must be posted prominently in the following locations: All personnel offices; Equal Employment Opportunity offices; On the agency’s internal website; and Throughout the workplace. This policy reaffirms the Postal Service’s commitment…

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USPS: Tulino appointed Deputy PMG, becomes member of BOG

May 12, 2021 Douglas Tulino, a 41-year veteran of the Postal Service, has been appointed deputy postmaster general, reporting directly to Postmaster General Louis DeJoy. The appointment was announced May 12 and took effect immediately. Tulino, who also becomes a member of the USPS Board of Governors, will continue in his current role as chief…

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APWU: Clerk Seniority List Issues – Logistics Reorganization – General Expeditors, Ramp Clerks, and Dock Clerks

From: Lamont Brooks <lbrooks@apwu.org> Sent: Wednesday, April 28, 2021 Subject: High Importance-Clerk Seniority List Issues – Logistics Reorganization-General Expeditors, Ramp Clerks, and Dock Clerks Please share with your local officers and stewards. Retain a copy of this e-mail response from the Postal Service on my inquiry, for future reference. Please share this workaround with your…

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USPS Handbook EL-312 Revision: Sex Discrimination Policy

Effective January 28, 2021, the Postal Service™ is revising Handbook EL-312, Employment and Placement, Chapters 2, 5, 6, and 7, to change the wording pertaining to USPS® policy prohibiting sex discrimination in personnel hiring and placement so that the handbook is consistent with a U.S. Supreme Court decision issued June 2020. In the decision, the…

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USPS: COVID 19 Decision Tree – Updated to Reflect Termination of FFCRA Coverage

From: Works, Anita – Denver, CO <anita.works@usps.gov> Sent: Friday, January 22, 2021 10:15 AM Subject: COVID 19 Decision Tree – Updated to Reflect Termination of FFCRA Coverage Regional Unions/Management Associations; Attached is an updated COVID-19 Decision tree that reflects termination of FFCRA coverage. We are aware that COVID-19 MOUs for non-career is still effective. Thank…

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APWU: Questions & Answers for the MOU, Re: Additional Function 1 Staffing

APWU Web News Article – January 12, 2021 Below, we reproduce the Q&A document signed by APWU President Mark Dimondstein and USPS Vice President, Labor Relations, Katherine Attridge on January 8, 2021, regarding the Function 1 Staffing Memorandum of Understanding, dated December 24, 2020. 1. Question: Will the conversions to career status provided for in…

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