‘Right to Work’ Foundation-Backed Employees Force Postal Union Bosses to Disgorge $1 Million Diverted from Backpay Award

*Site Administrator’s Note: The web site where the following article is shared from is anti-union. The information and related links are provided for informational purposes and in the interest of greater transparency. Washington, DC (Nov 22, 2016) In a significant victory for workers, the American Postal Workers Union (APWU) has chosen to avoid going to trial and…

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APWU: Clerk Craft, Postal Service Settle Four Disputes

Web News Article #: 019-2016 02/12/2016 – The Clerk Craft recently settled four disputes as part of a pre-arbitration review process that was agreed upon by APWU President Mark Dimondstein and the Postal Service, Clerk Craft Director Clint Burelson has announced. Clerk Craft Assistant Director Lamont Brooks negotiated the settlements. “The settlements should reduce tension…

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APWU: Higher Level Pay Remains Intact For Maintenance Custodians

See more information on the February 4, 2016 Step 4 settlement, beginning on pg 8 of 60: via the APWU Maintenance TL 5 and MS 1 Staffing Webinar presentation  .

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APWU: Update on $56 Million Settlement

Web News Article #: 014-2016 02/01/2016 – Information provided by the Postal Service reveals numerous management errors in the initial payment of a $56 million settlement to employees in small offices, Clerk Craft Director Clint Burelson has announced. Following discussions between the union and management, the Postal Service wrote in a Jan. 29 email, “We…

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APWU: Clerk Craft Resolves Disputes on Scheme Requirements, Dexterity Qualifications

Web News Article #: 005-20160 1/13/2016 – The APWU and USPS reached agreement on disputes involving scheme requirements and dexterity qualifications, Clerk Craft Director Clint Burelson has announced. The disputes arose in February and March 2015, when management unilaterally eliminated scheme requirements and dexterity qualifications from all Clerk Craft duty assignments. Management’s unilateral action violated…

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APWU, Management Settle Disputes on Use of 204bs

Web News Article #: 079-2015 04/10/2015 – The APWU and USPS reached two pre-arbitration settlements on April 9, resolving disputes over the use of acting supervisors (204bs) in Bulk Mail Entry Units and in Office-in-Charge assignments, Clerk Craft Director Clint Burelson has announced. According to the settlement involving Bulk Mail Entry Units (BMEUs), Section 2.D…

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APWU: RMSS Implementation Case Settled for $2 Million

In resolution of this matter, the parties are in agreement that: 1) Employees entitled to remedy are those Maintenance Craft employees who had their eligible MSS (RMSS) rating changed to ineligible on or about August of 2009.  These 671 employees shall each receive a lump sum payment of $2,950 less applicable deductions.  Such payments to…

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APWU Wins $56 Million Remedy for Postmasters Performing Craft Work

Web News Article #: 226-2014 12/08/2014 – The APWU reached a $56 million settlement with the USPS on Dec. 5 to resolve a long-standing dispute over postmasters and supervisors in small offices performing bargaining unit work. The agreement includes provisions that are intended to prevent future violations of the limits on the number of hours…

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