APWU Maintenance Craft Q&A: In-Service Examinations, Register & Eligibility Ratings

January 23, 2023 On January, 18, 2023, the parties signed off National questions & answers on the In-Service Examinations, Register and Eligibility Ratings MOU. As a reminder, on an annual basis during the month of March, all career employees have the opportunity to request to be tested for Maintenance Craft eligibility ratings and placement on…

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NALC: Thirty-six additional installations added to all-career model

January 20, 2023 NALC and USPS have agreed to memorandum of agreement (M-01988) pursuant to the May 24, 2022, Memorandum of Understanding Re: City Delivery Staffing Adjustment – Hiring Part-Time Flexible City Letter Carriers (M-01986), providing an additional 36 installations in which the Postal Service will convert all city carrier assistants to part-time flexible (PTF)…

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USPS OIG Report: Postal Service’s Response to Sexual Harassment Complaints

Background The mission of the U.S. Postal Service is to provide the American public with trusted, affordable, and universal mail service. The Postal Service employs 653,167 career and noncareer employees to carry out its mission. To ensure its employees are working in safe conditions and are compliant with applicable laws and regulations, the Postal Service…

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Updated 2022 APWU Constitution & Bylaws Posted

January 9, 2023 The updated APWU Constitution & Bylaws has been posted. The new constitution includes changes adopted by delegates to the union’s 26th National Convention in August 2022. APWU Constitution & Bylaws – As Amended August 18, 2022 Source: APWU

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USPS Pilot program: New motor vehicle operator position created

January 6, 2023 The Postal Service and a labor union have begun a pilot program for a new career bargaining unit position to transport mail in vehicles that do not require commercial driver’s licenses. The new postal vehicle operator (PVO) level 6 position and qualification standards were created under a memorandum of understanding between USPS…

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APWU: 2022 Joint Contract Interpretation Manual available for purchase

January 5, 2023 The 2022 Joint Contract Interpretation Manual (JCIM), a resource for the administration of the 2021-2024 Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA), is now available for members! Members can order their JCIM for $10 from the APWU Store on the APWU website, or you can click here for an electronic copy. The JCIM is an…

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EEOC’s Phase 2 Adjudication of Class Relief regarding USPS National Reassessment Program (NRP)

Velva B. v. Louis DeJoy, Postmaster General, U.S. Postal Service EEOC Hearing No.: 520-2019-00271X/Agency Case No.: 4B-140-0062-06 UNIQUE LOGIN ID: xxxxxx Dear xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, You have been identified as a claimant in the pending class action case against the United States Postal Service regarding its National Reassessment Program (NRP) during the period of May 6, 2006,…

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NALC: Materials Reference System (MRS) update

December 5, 2022 The NALC’s Materials Reference System (MRS) Index and Summaries has been updated and contains summaries of key contractual documents and direct links to all M-number documents as well as C-numbered arbitrations. The MRS has a new look and format which will allow NALC to provide updates on a real time basis. The…

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