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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USPS Plans for Reduction of AFCS, DBCS, AFSM100 and FSS

From: Lamont Brooks <lbrooks@apwu.org> Sent: Friday, June 26, 2020 To: APWU National Officers Subject: First Notice for USPS Plan Reduction for AFCS, DBCS, AFSM100 and FSS and Second Notice for AFCS Replacement APWU President Mark Dimondstein was notified of a reduction in letter and flat mail volume via a general correspondence dated 6/17/2020, received with…

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APWU: Extension of Temporary MOUs and Liberal Leave Policy

From: Vance Zimmerman <vzimmerman@apwu.org> Sent: Tuesday, May 19, 2020 3:52 PM Subject: Extension of Temporary MOUs and Liberal Leave Policy Please see the attached documents signed by USPS VP of Labor Relations Doug Tulino. The temporary MOUs attached to the letter and the Liberal Changes of Schedule and Leave policy have all been extended through…

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APWU: Extension of COVID-19 Temporary MOUs

From: Vance Zimmerman <vzimmerman@apwu.org> Sent: Tuesday, May 12, 2020 5:01 PM To: APWU National Officers Subject: Extension of COVID-19 Temporary MOUs Today, President Mark Dimondstein and USPS VP of Labor Relations Doug Tulino agreed that all temporary MOUs related to the COVID-19 pandemic will be extended to May 25, 2020. This gives all the MOUs…

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UPMA receives letter regarding Pay-for-Performance 

Below you will find a letter received by United Postmasters and Managers of America President Daniel M. Heins from Doug Tulino, Vice President of Labor Relations at USPS Headquarters regarding Pay-for-Performance. Source: United Postmasters and Managers of America

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USPS: 2019 Penalty Overtime Exclusion Period Announced

As referenced in Article 8, sections 4 and 5, of the USPS-NALC and USPS-APWU national agreements, the December period (during which penalty overtime regulations are not applicable) consists of 4 consecutive service weeks. This year, the December period begins Pay Period 25-19, Week 2 (November 30, 2019) and ends Pay Period 01-20, Week 1 (December…

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USPS: Cronkhite appointed acting chief human resources officer

Isaac Cronkhite has been appointed acting chief human resources officer, where he will lead all aspects of workforce management and development for the Postal Service. He’ll oversee labor relations, employee resource management, leadership and career development, compensation and benefits, the HERO platform, the Human Resources Shared Service Center and the Employee Assistance Program, among other…

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USPS: Penalty Overtime Exclusion

As referenced in Article 8, sections 4 and 5, of the USPS-NALC and USPS-APWU national agreements, the December period (during which penalty overtime regulations are not applicable) consists of 4 consecutive service weeks. This year, the December period begins Pay Period 25-17, Week 2 (December 2, 2017) and ends Pay Period 01-18, Week 1 (December…

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