APWU: FULL Per Diem Target date for NCED is November 1, 2022 for three years

From: Idowu Balogun <ibalogun@apwu.org> Sent: Thursday, September 15, 2022 Subject: FULL Per Diem Target date is November 1, 2022 for three years This year, we met three times, twice via zoom and once in person at Norman, OK. USPS has been working on renovating the Training Center to facilitate the transfer to per diem, with…

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USPS: Maintenance Technical Support Center team keeps busy

May 24, 2022 The Postal Service relies on an array of sorting machines, scanners, robotics and other technology that operate around the clock to process a staggering 425 million pieces of mail a day. Keeping those machines running is a 24-hours-a-day job, according to Billy Franks, field support and equipment implementation/optimization manager for the Maintenance…

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Former Sec-Treasurer of APWU Muskogee Local sentenced: 60 months probation, $95,100 restitution 

On August 11, 2021, in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Oklahoma, Brenda Walters, former Secretary-Treasurer of American Postal Workers Union (APWU) Local 7 (located in Muskogee, Okla.), was sentenced to 60 months of probation. She was also ordered to pay $95,100 in restitution and a $100 special assessment. On March…

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APWU: Latest COVID MOUs and Liberal Leave Policy Extensions

APWU News Article – August 3, 2021 President Dimondstein signed extensions on the COVID MOUs today (August 3), through September 30, 2021. The liberal leave policy has also been extended (see letter below). The latest documents can be found below. They are also listed, together with the full archive of MOUs and other resources on…

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USPS: Bolger, NCED training and conference properties selling holiday meals

The Postal Service’s training and conference properties in Maryland and Oklahoma are working to recoup lost revenue as result of the coronavirus pandemic. The Bolger Center in Potomac, MD, and the National Center for Employee Development (NCED) in Norman, OK, both have hotels and restaurants, in addition to conference rooms. Before the pandemic, both properties…

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USPS: Travel limits extended until Nov. 16

The Postal Service’s policy limiting business travel during the ongoing coronavirus pandemic has been extended to Nov. 16. The policy affects all business trips, including in-person training. Only travel that is deemed critical to the organization’s mission and trips that cannot be postponed will be approved. Some travel will be allowed to maintain the efficiency…

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Maintenance Support Clerk job training question

I have a question about the Maintenance Support Clerk job. If you are currently in the position and then take the training in Oklahoma and fail the test are you still able to keep the position? First Name: Tami Last Name: Wilks Email: libra91970@yahoo.com Union/Local: APWU – Johnstown Area Local

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USPS Handbook F-15 Revision: Travel Per Diem Rates for Norman, Oklahoma

Effective April 23, 2020, the Postal Service™ is revising Handbook F-15, Travel and Relocation, to update the travel per diem rates listed in Appendix A. Handbook F-15, Travel and Relocation * * * * * Appendix A – Rates * * * * * A-2 Travel Per Diem Rates [Revise the last paragraph and its…

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