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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APWU: Major Agreement Reached on Function 1 “Mail Processing” Staffing

December 24, 2020 Postal Management and the American Postal Workers Union signed a major Memorandum of Understanding to help address the chronic understaffing at mail processing facilities throughout much of the country. Under the terms of the new agreement, over 5,500 new career positions will be created at 192 installations. The number of career positions…

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NPMHU Negotiates MOU With USPS Converting 5,288 MHAs to Full-time Career Status

December 24, 2020 – Memorandum of Understanding Re Additional Mail Handler Staffing; Conversion of MHAs (pdf) Linked here, please find a new MOU just signed by the NPMHU and the Postal Service to provide for additional Mail Handler staffing, in large part by converting 5,288 Mail Handler Assistants to full-time regular career employment no later…

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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 Clerk Craft PSE Compliance Report for PP09

From: Lynn Pallas-Barber <lpallas@apwu.org> Sent: Thursday, May 7, 2020 11:05 AM To: APWU National Officers Subject: APWU PSE Compliance Report PP09 Brothers and Sisters, Please find attached the latest PSE compliance report for PP 09 2020 – 04/24/20. There are violations in the Cap Metro Area in the Capital and Baltimore Districts. I am in the…

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USPS-APWU MOU: Claims & Inquiry Clerks and Complaints & Inquiry Clerks Telework

Due to safety concerns surrounding the Coronavirus (COVID-19), the parties agree that on a temporary basis, and based on operational need as determined by the Postal Service, American Postal Workers Union (APWU) bargaining unit employees are allowed to telework in accordance with the provisions described below.

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USPS-APWU MOU: Temporary Extension on Step 3 and Arbitration Appeals – Extended 30 Days

Due to the impact of the Coronavirus Pandemic, the parties agree that time limits for appealing grievances to Step 3 of the grievance-arbitration procedures, and appeals to arbitration, will be extended for a period of 30 days beyond those specified in the National Agreement. This additional 30-day period is effective on April 20, 2020, the…

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USPS-APWU MOU: Additional 60 Day Extension on Timeline for Local Implementation

Due to the impact of the Coronavirus Pandemic, the parties agree the timeline for Local Implementation will be extended for a period of 60 days beyond those specified in the Memorandum of Understanding Between the United States Postal Service and the American Postal Workers Union, AFL-CIO Re: Timeline for Local Implementation. Negotiations can now commence…

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