Postal Worker West: FFCRA Emergency Leave Update (4/24/20)

USPS ISSUES NEWER VERSION OF EMERGENCY LEAVE GUIDANCE WASHINGTON DC– Postal headquarters has issued an updated Guidance on the Families First Corona-virus Response Act (FFCRA) leave. As reported in the April 12th edition of Postal Worker West the Union anticipated management would be updating their guidance. The ‘new’ guidance issued seems to be more restrictive…

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Postal Worker West: Pandemic Edition – April 12, 2020

STILL MISSING IN ACTION– Western Area Vice-President???? DENVER– Unlike his counterpart in the Pacific Area, the Western Area’s top postal official has yet to be on any telecom with union leadership or postal workers who are deemed essential but apparently not enough to be encouraged or thanked by the Postal Vice-President. The Western Area was…

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Postal Worker West – March 2020 Edition: BEING POSTAL IN A PANDEMIC

Excerpt: The Union’s Role The Union is certified by law to enforce the contract in regards to working conditions, hours and wages. Under Article 14 of the collective bargaining agreement (CBA) the Union cooperates with and assists management to live up to their responsibility to provide safe working conditions. Far too often the Union has…

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Postal Worker West: Contract Fight Heats Up In D.C.!

Postal Worker West – August 2019 Edition via Omar M. Gonzalez, APWU Western Region Coordinator: “Listen, these hearings will not be a piece of cake. We intend to and will show them our members deserve to maintain the rights and benefits they have already earned and also a decent pay raise and extended protections, said…

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Postal Worker West – July 2019 Edition

Via APWU Western Region Coordinator Omar M. Gonzalez: PMG & BoG Plan To Cut Jobs & Benefits Fight Over Contract Leaps Forward Forced Agency Merger Could Affect Health Benefits and Retirement Skewed Data Hurts Workers Day of Mourning Admin Leave Deadline Nears “Where Is My Grievance?” Rights Of Newly Converted PSEs What’s Hot In Safety?…

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APWU Western Region: Sick Leave Control Is Out of Control

Management’s continuing crack down on sick leave usage is resulting in an increase in leave disapprovals and discipline. The Region continues to provide updates on Attendance issues. Locals who desire to receive the comprehensive Regional Guidebook on Attendance Control and Discipline for Cause may contact Regional Coordinator Omar Gonzalez at (650) 685-7402 or email ogonzalez@apwu.org…

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Postal Worker West – November 20, 2018 Edition

Hello and Happy Thanksgiving. Please find attached the latest edition of Postal Worker West. Please forward to your contact list and post as you deem fit. Thank you, Omar M. Gonzalez APWU Western Region Coordinator

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