APWU: Questions & Answers for the MOU, Re: Additional Function 1 Staffing

APWU Web News Article – January 12, 2021 Below, we reproduce the Q&A document signed by APWU President Mark Dimondstein and USPS Vice President, Labor Relations, Katherine Attridge on January 8, 2021, regarding the Function 1 Staffing Memorandum of Understanding, dated December 24, 2020. 1. Question: Will the conversions to career status provided for in…

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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 OIG Report: Operational Changes to Mail Delivery

Objective This report responds to an August 7, 2020, congressional request regarding concerns that Postmaster General Louis DeJoy’s modifications to U.S. Postal Service staffing and policies had an adverse effect on Postal Service operations, leading to slower and less reliable mail delivery. This report also responds to a number of recent similar congressional requests. We…

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APWU: COVID-19 MOUs and Liberal Leave Policy extended until December 31, 2020

From: Vance Zimmerman <vzimmerman@apwu.org> Sent: Friday, September 18, 2020 To: APWU Officers Subject: Extension of COVID-19 MOUs and Liberal Leave Policy Please see the attached documents extending the COVID-19 MOUs through the end of 2020 and a letter from VP Doug Tulino extending the liberal leave policy. There is also a document with two clarifying…

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APWU: POStPLan PMR/PSE 818 Violation Remedy Payments

From: Lamont Brooks <lbrooks@apwu.org> Sent: Thursday, May 28, 2020 7:24 PM To: APWU National Officers Subject: POStPLan PMR/PSE 818 Violation Remedy Payments Please share the attached documents with your APWU local leaders. I will have the attached documents added to the For Members tab under the POStPlan PMR heading. The explanation of the award is…

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APWU: Small Office Craft Complement – Level 18 Offices / PTPO and RMPO Offices (5/22/20)

On Friday, May 22, 2020, 2:43 PM, Lynn Pallas-Barber <lpallas@apwu.org> wrote: Brothers and Sisters, Please find attached the latest complement report for the Level 18 APOs and AOs as of 05/22/20. There is a lot of valuable information in this report with regard to the small offices. Please be sure to click on the various…

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USPS is Hiring Temporary COVID-19 Clerks

The USPS has posted lots of temporary “Clerk Assistant” and “Mail Processing Assistant” jobs (aka Casuals) to help out during the COVID-19 pandemic. Very few are being posted for annuitants. Attached are some examples. The MOU Temporary Exception Period – Clerk Craft Staffing says career clerks and PSEs “will be utilized up to the maximum…

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APWU: Temporary Exception Period – Clerk Craft Staffing Function 1 & Function 4—COVID19

Sisters and Brothers: The attached MOU (Temporary Exception Period – Clerk Craft Staffing Function 1 & Function 4—COVID19) will help facilitate the other temporary memoranda we have recently signed as well as the Liberal Change of Schedule and Leave policy we have secured in response to the coronavirus pandemic. Those temporary MOUs, policy changes and…

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