USPS attempt to Vacate Arbitration Award DENIED, Punitive Damages for Noncompliance Upheld

Excerpt from U.S. District Bench Ruling: This court will follow the lead of the United States Supreme Court and the D.C. Circuit, which have both held that arbitrators may look beyond the explicit text of the agreement in fashioning an appropriate remedy. For one, the CBA here is silent as to the remedies available to…

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NALC files national level grievances on Consolidated Casing and Non-compliance with CCA caps

April 25, 2019 NALC has filed a national level grievance regarding the Postal Service’s unilateral implementation of the consolidated casing initiative scheduled to begin in the Annandale, VA Post Office in May. The Postal Service plans to expand the initiative to over 200 additional locations this summer. The letter initiating this grievance and NALC’s questions…

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