APWU: Extension of Probation Language for Career and Non-Career Employees

From: Vance Zimmerman <vzimmerman@apwu.org> Sent: Wednesday, February 9, 2022 Subject: Updated Probation Language Please send out this version. Please see the attached email extending the protection for employees in their first 90 or 120 days from separations related to COVID-19 absences. Please disseminate. Vance Zimmerman Industrial Relations Director American Postal Workers Union, AFL-CIO 1300 L…

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APWU: Canvass Process for PTFs and PSEs Made Easier in eReassign

January 28, 2022 Step 7 and Section B.2 of the MOU, Re: Residual Vacancies – Clerk Craft, for residual vacancies and PTF vacancies will now be available on eReassign, effective February 1, 2022. Once implemented, PTFs and PSEs will have access to the canvassing process in eReassign. The APWU and Postal Service jointly shared the…

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APWU: PSEs to See Pay Raise Beginning May 22, 2021

On Saturday, May 22, 2021, Postal Support Employees (PSEs) will receive a pay increase of 20 cents per hour. The additional pay will be reflected in pay checks dated June 11, 2021. The new hourly rates for PSEs can be found here. This is will be the fifth and final pay increase PSEs will receive…

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APWU: USPS Notification of Function 4 PSE Retention Survey

From: Vance Zimmerman <vzimmerman@apwu.org> Sent: Thursday, February 18, 2021 Subject: PSE Retention Survey All, recently the Postal Service notified the APWU that they would be conducting a survey of PSEs assigned to Function 4. This survey is being referred to as “retention survey for Postal Support Employees (PSEs) currently assigned to Function 4 (Customer Service…

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APWU Clerk Craft Director not included in negotiations of PSE Conversions MOU

From: Lamont Brooks <lbrooks@apwu.org> Sent: Monday, December 28, 2020 1:06 PM To: Clerk Division NBA <ClerkDivisionNBA@apwu.org> Cc: Regional Coordinators <RegionalCoordinators@apwu.org>; Resident Officers <ResidentOfficers@apwu.org>; Clerk Department <ClerkDepartment@apwu.org> Subject: Clerk PSE Conversions MOU Separating PSEs Please direct all inquiries to Mark Dimondstein and Vance Zimmerman as the Clerk Division was not included in any negotiations and/or settlement….

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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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USPS to hire 1000 employees in Central Florida

By Jon Jankowski – September 4, 2020 ORANGE COUNTY, Fla. – The Postal Service in Central Florida is set to hire 1,000 employees in Central Florida. USPS said successful applicants will work at one of seven mail processing and distribution centers from Nov. 7 through Jan. 1. The openings include: Mail Processing Clerk pays $18.15…

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APWU and USPS agree to Work Year List

July 8, 2020 The APWU and the USPS have agreed to the work year list for the term of the 2018-2021 National Agreement. Work years (formally known as man-years) is a term the utilized by the APWU and the Postal Service to define the size of postal installations throughout the country. The work year categories…

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