APWU: Penalty Overtime Exclusion Period, New Leave Year

Reminder, in accordance with Article 8, sections 4 and 5, of the Collective Bargaining Agreement, penalty overtime rules are not applicable for a consecutive four-week period each year during December. This year, the December period begins November 28, 2020 (Pay Period 25-20-Week 2) and ends December 25, 2020 (Pay Period 01-21-Week 1). Related: USPS 2021…

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USPS OIG Report: Assessment of Overtime Activity

Objectives Our objective was to assess Postal Service controls over managing overtime. Overtime pay is a premium that eligible employees receive when they perform work in excess of eight paid hours in a day, or 40 paid hours in a week. Per union contracts, regular overtime is paid at one and one-half times an employee’s…

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USPS OIG Report: Customer Service, City Delivery and Vehicle Operations – Performance Indicators

Objective Our objective was to assess the Postal Service Workload and Workforce Performance Indicators for Customer Service, City Delivery, and Vehicle Operations for fiscal years (FY) 2014 to 2018. In FY 2018, the Postal Service delivered more than 140 billion letters and flats and 6 billion packages to more than 158 million delivery points. It…

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Update on Amazon Fresh and Consolidation in the Santa Ana District

The following was sent to www.21cpw.com for informational purposes. It is from an APWU MVS member (verified) who wishes to remain anonymous: There is a big difference between the 2 offices that are doing the Amazon Fresh in our district.  First off, Orange, Ca., is only averaging 250 orders a day, while Irvine Ca., is averaging…

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