2019 APWU All Craft Conference information

Mark your calendar. Attached is the information on this year’s national event that is open to all APWU members – the All Craft Conference in Las Vegas. It runs Monday-Wednesday, October 28-30. Like the APWU National Convention, APWU retirees get a discounted registration rate and credentials that allow them to attend. They usually have breakfasts…

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APWU: Mailing Requirements Clerks and Bulk Mail Clerks to Lose Duty Assignments

From: Lamont Brooks <lbrooks@apwu.org> Sent: Thursday, March 28, 2019 4:00 PM Subject: Mailing Requirements Clerks MRC Helpdesk-Bulk Mail Tech-Genysis-Service Now- 1-800 Number Seven sites were tested using approximately two MRC per District per a USPS to APWU notification in March 2018. The APWU held a nationwide telecon with the locals in March 2018 with seven…

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NJ State Postal Workers 48th Annual Convention and Tri State Educational Seminars

Source: Trenton Metro Area Local

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USPS Reissues Equal Employment Opportunity Policy Statement

Effective March 14, 2019, the Postal Service™ reissued its Memorandum of Policy (MOP) HR-03-14-2019-1, Equal Employment Opportunity Policy Statement. In accordance with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission’s Management Directive 715, the policy will be updated annually and prominently posted in the following locations: All personnel offices; Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) offices; On the agency’s internal…

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NLRB General Counsel Issues Clarification Memo on Duty of Fair Representation

On March 26, 2019, the NLRB General Counsel issued more instructions regarding a union’s Section 8(b)(1)(A) Duty of Fair Representation. Local unions need to be careful. “In circumstances where a union has lost track or forgotten about a grievance, ‘mere negligence’ ordinarily will not excuse the union unless it can show that it was following…

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Customer and employee rights when USPS solicits changes to mode of mail delivery

NALC is aware of an effort by the Postal Service in different parts of the country to convince customers to agree to change their mode of mail delivery to cluster box or centralized delivery. This page contains the latest information detailing the rights of both postal customers and letter carriers, and we have created a…

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