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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USPS OIG Report: Effectiveness of Efforts to Reduce Non-Career Employee Turnover

Objective Our objective was to assess the Postal Service’s effectiveness in reducing non-career employee turnover and evaluate underlying reasons for non-career employee turnover. The Postal Service hires non-career employees to supplement its regular workforce and reduce staffing costs. Non-career employees are temporary workers who do not receive the same employee benefits as career employees, are…

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USPS OIG Report: Mail Processing Overtime

Objective The objective of our audit was to assess the Postal Service’s management of mail processing overtime during fiscal year (FY) 2018. The Postal Service had a goal to reduce mail processing staffing costs by about $130.5 million in FY 2018. While the Postal Service uses overtime to provide flexibility and meet its operational requirements,…

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USPS OIG Report: Flats Sequencing System Performance – Capital Metro Area

Objective Our objective was to evaluate Flats Sequencing System (FSS) performance in the Capital Metro Area. In October 2008, the U.S. Postal Service began nationwide deployment of 100 FSS machines to sort flat-shaped mail (flats) such as large envelopes, newspapers, catalogs, and magazines into letter carrier delivery order. The Postal Service completed FSS deployment in…

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USPS OIG Report: Mail Processing Facilities Staffing

Objective Our objective was to determine if U.S. Postal Service mail processing facilities are optimally staffed based on its use of the Function 1 (F1) Scheduler. The F1 Scheduler is a modeling tool the Postal Service uses at 265 mail processing facilities nationwide to create job assignments for mail processing operations by employee labor code….

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