APWU: National Dispute Settlement Protects Intervening Party Rights

Web News Article #: 120-2017 12/11/2017 – An APWU advocate was notified two days before a Mail Handler hearing on a dispute regarding scanning duties. The advocate did not have the proper time to prepare for the case as an intervener, as such they requested a continuance and the request was denied. The case and…

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APWU: Arbitrator Goldberg Award on APPS Installation

Web News Article #: 109-2017 11/09/2017 – Arbitrator Stephen Goldberg issued an award on November 7, 2017 stating: The work of installing the APPS systems was not bargaining unit work. Hence, the Postal Service did not violate Article 32.1.A or Article 32.1.B in allowing Lockheed to perform that work, rather than assigning it to Maintenance…

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APWU: MVS Continues the Fight for Administrative, Technical Jobs

Web News Article #: 025-2015 – 02/11/2015 The union is pursuing our demand that management create at least 60 new administrative and technical duty assignments in the Motor Vehicle Service Craft, as required by the 2010-2015 Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA). Four years after signing the CBA, the USPS still has not created the positions. Management…

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APWU, USPS Settle Custodial Subcontracting Dispute

10/27/2014 – The APWU and Postal Service have reached an agreement that prohibits management from subcontracting cleaning services based on an employee’s voluntarily transfer from an office where USPS custodians are employed. The Oct. 27 agreement settles a Step 4 dispute. The union and management agreed that voluntary transfers are not considered “voluntary attrition,” which…

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