APWU: Ten Sites Identified for Initial Conversion into Sorting and Delivery Centers

From: Lamont Brooks <lbrooks@apwu.org> Sent: Wednesday, August 3, 2022 Subject: Fwd: Notification GCCC20220274 Ten Sites Identified for Initial Conversion into Sorting and Delivery Centers We just received the following notification to APWU President Mark Dimondstein and are in the process of making a Request for Informations based on the subject matter. Director of Industrial Relation,…

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MSPB Finds Constructive Suspension and Disability Discrimination in USPS Return-to-Work Dispute

The appellant, a Window Clerk, left work on December 15, 2016, after suffering an anxiety attack that triggered an asthma attack. On January 12, 2017, his psychologist contacted the agency, stating that the appellant’s episode was psychological in nature and that he had sufficiently recovered to return to work with no restrictions. He reported to…

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USPS-NALC partner to train 50 teams to evaluate and adjust delivery routes

July 11, 2022 The Postal Service has started a series of training sessions on how to use technology to better evaluate the work performed on city routes and quickly align route growth and decline to improve customer service. The weeklong training sessions using this technology are part of the Technology Integrated Alternate Route Evaluation and…

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Federal Circuit affirms MSPB decision in USPS firing of forklift operator

Summary of MSPB Case Decision in Nagle v. USPS No. 22-1306 (Fed. Cir. July 7, 2022) (PH-0752-20-0313-I-2) The agency removed Mr. Nagle on charges of failure to comply with leave procedures, failure to follow instructions set forth in the pre-disciplinary interview letter, and 75 instances of AWOL. On appeal to the Board, the administrative judge…

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APWU: Telework Program Twelve Month Pilot MOUs

From: Lamont Brooks <lbrooks@apwu.org> Date: June 24, 2022 Subject: Telework Program Twelve Month Pilot MOUs for Customer Care Center Clerks, Customer Retention Team Clerks, and Mailing Requirement Clerks at MSSC On June 24, 2022, APWU Clerk Craft Director Lamont Brooks and the Postal Service signed two agreements that will allow Mailing Requirements Clerks (MRCs) and…

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APWU: Article 19 National Dispute on USPS Proposal to Create a SSA (Government Services) PS-06

From: Lamont Brooks <lbrooks@apwu.org> Date: June 24, 2022 Subject: FW: Article 19 National Dispute on USPS Proposal to Create a SSA (Government Services) PS-06 Standard Position Description and Qualification Standard Please disseminate to the field. In union solidarity, the struggle continues. Lamont Brooks Director Clerk Division APWU, AFL-CIO From: Lamont Brooks <lbrooks@apwu.org> Sent: Friday, June…

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APWU: MVS Division Settles Two National Disputes with USPS Management

June 16, 2022 The Motor Vehicle Division recently settled two national disputes that had significant impact on MVS members. USPS/APWU Case Q15V-4Q-C 19224673/HQTV20190130 addressed the pay anomalies that can occur when a Postal Support Employee (PSE) is hired with a salary exception for a higher salary rate than is authorized on the Article 9 Postal…

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APWU Clerk Craft Telework MOU Extended Through July 1, 2022

June 16, 2022 Clerk Craft Director Lamont Brooks reached an agreement with the Postal Service to extend the MOU, Re: Telework for Clerk Craft Employees at Customer Care Centers (CCCs), Customer Retention Teams (CRTs), and the Mailing Shipping Solution Center. The extension, dated June 10, 2022, was agreed to in an effort for the parties…

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