NALC: Settlement Reached on Holiday Schedule Pecking Order Grievance

January 22, 2021 A settlement has been reached between NALC and USPS regarding national-level grievance Q11N-4Q-14270600 concerning whether the holiday schedule pecking order is applicable to the assignment of personnel to complete parcel delivery on holidays in installations that have Sunday parcel delivery. The parties agree that the Employer determines the number and categories of…

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USPS: COVID 19 Decision Tree – Updated to Reflect Termination of FFCRA Coverage

From: Works, Anita – Denver, CO <anita.works@usps.gov> Sent: Friday, January 22, 2021 10:15 AM Subject: COVID 19 Decision Tree – Updated to Reflect Termination of FFCRA Coverage Regional Unions/Management Associations; Attached is an updated COVID-19 Decision tree that reflects termination of FFCRA coverage. We are aware that COVID-19 MOUs for non-career is still effective. Thank…

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APWU: Vaccine Stand-up Talk and Vaccine Letters

From: Vance Zimmerman <vzimmerman@apwu.org> Sent: Thursday, January 21, 2021 8:50 AM Subject: Vaccine Stand-up Talk and Vaccine Letters Sisters and Brothers, Please see the attached documents. The first is the most recent stand-up talk that the USPS released on January 20, 2021 in regards to receiving the COVID-19 vaccine. As the stand-up notes, the Centers…

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USPS: Regulatory Compliance Training program

Two of the seven training courses that Postal Service employees are required to complete each year are now available. The courses are part of the organization’s Regulatory Compliance Training program, which was previously known as Strategic Learning Initiatives. The training is intended to help USPS achieve its objectives and satisfy compliance with legal requirements. The…

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USPS Requirement to Review and Post OSHA Form 300A Summary for CY 2020

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) requires all Postal Service™ installation and establishment heads to complete and post the OSHA Form 300A, Summary of Work-Related Injuries and Illnesses, for calendar year (CY) 2020, in accordance with 29 CFR 1904, and the Employee and Labor Relations Manual (ELM), part 821, Actions in the Event of…

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USPS: Dock Employees Supervision Change Notice to APWU, NPMHU

Dear Mark, This is in further reference to he Postal Service’s previous correspondence (copies enclosed), concerning the implementation of a new organizational structure that separates Logistics from Mail Processing and Maintenance. The most recent notice was dated January 8. As previously informed, all Expeditors and Ramp Clerks will report to a designated Logistics management official….

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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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APWU: February ZOOM Trainings

January 8, 2021 The Research and Education Department is sponsoring a series of Zoom Trainings for local and state officers and shop stewards in February 2021. The link to register is only being sent to local/state presidents. If an officer or steward wishes to attend the Zoom Training, they must contact their president. Special Notes:…

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