Updated RI-399 Training

Updated RI-399 training will take place immediately following the APWU National Convention in Pittsburgh on Thursday, August 23, 2018 from 4:30 to 7:00 pm for APWU local officers responsible for implementation of the new MOU on RI-399 at the local level. “It is crucial that you attend this training.” RI-399 national officers and national business…

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USPS Agrees to Provide NPMHU With All F-1 Scheduler Information

July 5, 2018 The National Labor Relations issued a Complaint and Notice of Hearing against the U.S. Postal Service, based on an unfair labor practice filed by the NPMHU alleging that the Postal Service had illegally refused to respond to a series of information requests about the F-1 Scheduler that were filed by the NPMHU…

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NPMHU, APWU and USPS Reach Agreement to Update RI-399 Dispute Resolution Procedures

We are pleased to provide a linked copy of a tripartite Memorandum of Understanding – executed earlier today by the NPMHU, the American Postal Workers Union, and the U.S. Postal Service – that updates the RI-399 Dispute Resolution Procedures that were originally signed in 1992. The parties have been negotiating and discussing the terms of…

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Mail Handlers to Perform Duties Associated with SPSS Operation

On June 2, 2015, the Union received the Postal Service’s determination of craft jurisdiction for employees operating the Small Parcel Sorter System (SPSS), which is currently deployed in five pilot test locations, and will be deployed shortly in twenty-six other facilities around the country. As set forth in the captioned letter, the Postal Service has…

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NPMHU Prevails in Lead Clerk National Arbitration

November 7, 2014- We are extremely pleased to announce that the NPMHU has prevailed in its National arbitration against the Postal Service over the ability of the Postal Service to allow Lead Clerks to supervise or in any way to assign or direct the work of members of the Mail Handler craft. Arbitrator Das’ Award…

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NPMHU: All Mail Handlers to Receive Guaranteed Wage Increase Effective Nov 15, 2014

Effective on November 15, 2014, all career Mail Handler craft employees are scheduled to receive the second of three guaranteed wage increases, as outlined in Article 9.1 of the 2011 National Agreement. Specifically: “the basic annual salary schedule, with proportional application to hourly rate employees, for all grades and steps for those employees covered under…

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