APWU Local 178 Step 1 Settlement Agreement creates new Clerk positions; management admits earned hours is a fallacy

Via Joshua Fry, APWU Step 1 Designee Here is a copy of the settlement agreement we just reached in the APWU Local 178 region. Shout out to Jon Kelley and Sharon Schrage for assisting in this huge victory. Mark Dimondstein is playing politics in D.C. while we are putting in work.

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USPS HQ Post Office Strategy and Optimization – SCF and Hub Operations

From: Lamont Brooks <lbrooks@apwu.org> Sent: Thursday, June 2, 2022 Subject: Fwd: Notification GCCC20220158 HQ Post Office Strategy and Optimization SCF and Hub Operations Please disseminate to the field. Lamont Brooks Director Clerk Division Begin forwarded message: From: Lamont Brooks <lbrooks@apwu.org> Date: June 2, 2022 To: dion.n.mealy@usps.gov Subject: Fwd: Notification GCCC20220158 HQ Post Office Strategy and…

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USPS OIG Report: Peak Season Hiring

Objective Our objective was to assess whether the Postal Service effectively hired bargaining employees for the peak season periods of 2019 through 2021. Peak season employees help ensure that Postal Service customers receive quality mail service and parcels on-time during the holiday season. Individuals hired during peak season are non-career bargaining unit employees who supplement…

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Latest USPS Report Shows Sustained Service Performance Improvements

USPS News Release -July 29, 2021 WASHINGTON, DC — The U.S. Postal Service reported fourth-quarter service delivery performance data through the first three weeks of July that showed sustained improvement across all First-Class, Marketing and Periodical mail categories from the third quarter ended June 30. Fourth-quarter service performance for July 1 through July 23 included:…

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NPMHU and USPS Reach Agreement to Convert 6,596 MHAs to Career Full-time Regular by August 14, 2021

June 21, 2021 Linked here is a new MOU just signed by the NPMHU and the Postal Service to provide for additional Mail Handler staffing, in large part by converting 6,596 Mail Handler Assistants to full-time regular career employment no later than August 14, 2021. Also attached is a chart listing the 245 facilities in…

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USPS OIG: A Traffic Jam of Mail

April 5, 2021 While many of our audit reports are planned in advance, from time to time we respond to situations that require immediate response. Take, for example, the reports of mail delays and wait times up to 15 hours for truck drivers in Cleveland in December 2020. As discussed in our recently released Management…

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NPMHU and USPS Reach Agreement to Convert 865 MHAs to Full-time Career

March 22, 2021 Linked here is a new MOU just signed by the NPMHU and the Postal Service to provide for additional Mail Handler staffing, in large part by converting 865 Mail Handler Assistants to full-time regular career employment no later than May 22, 2021. Also attached is a chart listing the 43 facilities in…

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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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