USPS OIG Report: Impact of Management Operating Data System on USPS Costing

Background The Management Operating Data System (MODS) uses a systematic approach to gather, store, and report data on workload, workhours, and machine utilization. MODS data is compiled in the web-based application, Web Management Operating Data System (WebMODS). In addition to its operational uses, MODS workhours and volume data are used in Postal Service pricing and…

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Postal Service’s Equal Employment Opportunity Policy Statement reissued

May 16, 2024 Effective May 1, 2024, the Postal Service™ reissued its Memorandum of Policy (MOP) HR-05-01-2024-1, Equal Employment Opportunity Policy Statement. In accordance with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission’s (EEOC’s) Management Directive 715 (MD 715), the Equal Employment Opportunity Policy Statement will be updated annually and prominently posted in the following locations: All personnel offices; Equal Employment…

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Postal Service’s Policy on Workplace Harassment reissued

May 16, 2024 Effective May 1, 2024, the Postal Service™ reissued its Memorandum of Policy (MOP) HR-05-01-2024-2, Postal Service’s Policy on Workplace Harassment. The Postal Service’s Policy on Workplace Harassment was revised to meet the requirements of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission’s (EEOC’s) Management Directive 715 (MD 715). MOP HR-05-01-2024-2 must be posted prominently in the following locations:…

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APWU: Grievance Moratorium will be in Effect Due to 2024 National Convention

April 11, 2024 The APWU and the Postal Service have agreed to a moratorium on grievances, disciplinary actions and arbitration hearings at the National, Regional, State and Local levels from July 8 through July 22, 2024, due to the 2024 APWU Biennial Convention, Industrial Relations Director Charlie Cash has announced. The period spans a total of 15…

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NPMHU: PDF version of Contract Interpretation Manual v.6 released

April 9, 2024 I am pleased to announce that the NPMHU-USPS Joint Contract Interpretation Manual (CIM) Version 6 has been completed and is being released today. The printing of the hard copy of the CIM is underway. The electronic (pdf) version has been released today, and is posted on the National website under the Member…

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USPS-NRLCA Joint Rural Contract Administration Manual (RCAM) Now Available

April 1, 2024 The USPS-NRLCA Joint Rural Contract Administration Manual (RCAM) is being posted on the Postal Service MyHR web page and the National Rural Letter Carriers’ Association (NRLCA) website. This documentation is designed as a resource for the administration of the National Agreement. Jointly prepared by the NRLCA and the Postal Service, this manual…

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Response to APWU RFI on Harassment Phone Line

From: Charlie Cash <CCash@apwu.org> Sent: Tuesday, March 12, 2024 Subject: Response to APWU RFI on Harassment Phone Line Union Family, Previously, the Postal Service announced that they had established an information line employees could call regarding Harassment. I submitted an information request to find out what it was exactly. The line is a recorded line,…

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Post Office worker charged with defrauding APWU Central Michigan Area Local 300

March 7, 2024 LANSING — In a four-year span, a local Post Office employee received pay for both his day job and work for his union 14 times, an investigator testified recently. That double dipping, plus 17 other instances when John Greathouse received union pay that he should not have, Kimberly Sellers testified, netted him…

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