USPS OIG Report: Use of the Run Plan Generator

Background The U.S. Postal Service has about 265 mail processing facilities nationwide. Mail processing is an integrated group of activities required to sort and distribute mail for delivery. The Run Plan Generator (RPG) is a software application used by processing facilities to optimize machine usage and operational efficiency. The RPG combines site-specific mail processing machines,…

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APWU: Three New Signoffs in the Clerk Craft

Web News Article #: 157-2016 07/29/2016 – APWU Clerk Craft officers and the Postal Service signed three documents on July 29: They agreed to a new set of Questions & Answers on the POStPlan, Filling Residual Vacancies, and Travel; signed a Step 4 Settlement on Postal Support Employees (PSEs) staffing Level 4 RMPOs (Remotely Managed…

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USPS: Post Plan update – Staffing will change at some Remotely Managed Post Offices

The type of employees who perform work in some Remotely Managed Post Offices (RMPOs) where hours have been adjusted through the Post Plan will change. Post Offices that are open six hours a day will be staffed by career employees who will work six-hour schedules. The employees will replace part-time non-career employees who currently work…

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APWU Wins Major Victory on Staffing ‘POStPlan’ Offices, 9,000 New Jobs to Be Created

Web News Article #: 174-2014 09/22/2014 – The APWU has won a major victory on staffing in post offices affected by the “POStPlan” – a victory that will result in the creation of at least 9,000 new Clerk Craft jobs within 90 days. In a ruling dated Sept. 5, Arbitrator Stephen B. Goldberg concluded that…

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USPS OIG: Timeliness of Mail Processing at the Harrisburg, PA, P&DC

Audit Report – NO-MA-14-005 – 09/21/2014 Background Excessive delayed mail adversely affects U.S. Postal Service customers and harms the organization’s brand. The U.S. Postal Service Office of Inspector General’s (OIG) Performance and Risk Information System model identified the Central PA District as having significant delayed mail volume. Analysis of delayed mail during fiscal year (FY)…

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APWU: MS-47 TL-5 Settled as an MOU

Some Highlights of MS47 TL-5 & PSE Conversion MOU The MS-47 TL-5 is accepted (as it was modified during negotiations). There are two MMOs on Team Cleaning and Housekeeping Inspections that go along with this. Included in the accepted version is: APWU enforcement of the staffing results The prohibition against disciplining custodians The use of…

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