NLRB: APWU Detroit District Area failed to bargain in good faith with Teamsters Union

ORDER The National Labor Relations Board orders that the Respondent, Local #295, Detroit District Area, American Postal Workers Union (APWU), AFL–CIO, Detroit, Michigan, its officers, agents, and representatives, shall: 1. Cease and desist from (a) Failing and refusing to bargain in good faith with Local 243, International Brotherhood of Teamsters (IBT) (the Union) as the…

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NLRB Decision on USPS Delaying Central Michigan Area APWU Requests For Information

July 21, 2021 CONCLUSIONS OF LAW 1. The Board has jurisdiction over Respondent, the United States Postal Service, and this case by virtue of Section 1209 of the Postal Reorganization Act (PRA). 2. Local 300, Central Michigan Area, American Postal Workers Union (APWU), AFL–CIO, is a labor organization within the meaning of Section 2(5) of…

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$10K Reward for info on burglary and vandalism of Michigan Post Office

June 10, 2020 Description During the morning hours of May 31, 2020, the United States Post Office located at 120 Monroe Center St., NW, Grand Rapids, MI was damaged and burglarized during a period of civil unrest. The front window of the Post Office was shattered, and items were stolen from within. Miscellaneous Information The…

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Video: Survey paints dismal picture of worker morale at Pontiac Metroplex Mail Distribution Center

By Aaron Baskerville – June 10, 2016 PONTIAC, Mich. (WXYZ) – A workplace survey about the Metroplex Mail Distribution Center in Pontiac paints a dismal picture of workplace life. The survey, exclusively obtained by 7 Action News, was sent out to more than 700 union workers in May. One hundred seventy five have responded so…

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APWU demands answers after 5 workers die at Pontiac postal facility in 14 months (video)

By Aaron Baskerville – March 9, 2016 PONTIAC, Mich. (WXYZ) – American Postal Workers Union leaders are demanding more answers and further investigation after five US postal workers at the mail center in Pontiac have died on the job. These deaths happened in a 14-month time frame, the latest occurring in October of 2015. Area…

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USPS OIG Audit Report: Iron Mountain, MI, P&DF Consolidation

Background The U.S. Postal Service uses Area Mail Processing (AMP) guidelines to consolidate mail processing functions and increase productivity through more efficient use of equipment, facilities, staffing, and transportation. These consolidations are intended to reduce costs and maintain quality service. Consolidating mail processing operations from the Iron Mountain, MI, Processing and Distribution Facility (P&DF) into…

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Where will Flint’s downtown post office go?

By Ron Fonger – August 25, 2015 FLINT, MI — A representative of the United States Postal Service says the agency is looking at several possible locations for a new downtown post office branch, including the building it recently moved out of. “Several locations have been identified … Our plan is to look at those…

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USPS: New approach helps Post Office boost scanning scores

The Troy, MI, Post Office has made dramatic improvements in scanning, a crucial service that is helping USPS grow its package delivery business.  The office is averaging about 99.7 percent after adopting a process called “scan, clear and deliver.”  The new approach focuses on making sure parcels that arrive before 9 a.m. are delivered that…

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