APMU: Das 110 HCRs Noncompliance Award Issued

June 11, 2021 In August 2016, National Arbitrator Shyam Das issued an arbitration decision sustaining APWU’s case Q06-4Q-C 11182451. In November, the APWU invoked the arbitrator’s retained jurisdiction, complaining that the USPS had not insourced the 110 HCRs into PVS assignments within 6 months (February 2017) as the Award as ordered. On June 4, 2021,…

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APWU-USPS MOU on Maintenance Temporary Sub-Contracting

From: Idowu Balogun <ibalogun@apwu.org> Sent: Thursday, April 23, 2020 4:01 PM To: Maintenance Division Officers Subject: Maintenance MOU Temporary Resources for COVID-19 Cleaning Dear All, After several days of meeting between the Postal Service and Maintenance APWU at the HQ level. The parties agreed to the Maintenance Temporary Resources. These are agreed upon required steps…

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DOJ: Northrop Grumman Agrees to Pay $5.2 Million to Settle Allegations of False Labor Charges

The Justice Department announced today that Northrop Grumman Systems Corporation (NGSC) has agreed to pay $5.2 million to resolve its alleged False Claims Act liability for falsely billing labor under contract with the United States Postal Service (USPS). NGSC, which is headquartered in Falls Church, Virginia, provides information and technology services to commercial and government…

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APWU: PRC Proposes Changes to Ratemaking System

Web News Article #: 117-2017 12/07/2017 – The PRC just issued their long-awaited proposal to change how much the Postal Service can raise postage rates of market dominant products. (Market dominant products include first class letters and cards, periodicals, and Standard/Market Mail; but do not include most package products which are “competitive” products.) The 2006…

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Command Security Corporation resumes $250 million contract with USPS for security services

HERNDON, Va., June 27, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Command Security Corporation (NYSE MKT:MOC) today reported its financial results for its fiscal fourth quarter and year ended March 31, 2016. As previously reported, on December 31, 2014, the Company received notification of the award of the U.S. Postal Service (“USPS”) contract under Solicitation No. 2B-14-A-0078 (the…

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NPMHU: National Level Grievance Settlement Resolves NMO Outsourcing Issue

In a memorandum to all Local Presidents, NPMHU President Paul Hogrogian and CAD Manager T.J. Branch disseminated information relative to the NPMHU’s National-level grievance over the possible subcontracting of sorting and processing Non-Machinable Outside (NMO) parcels. As set forth in the attached agreement, the NMP pilot test has ended; the NMO parcel operation is back…

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USPS OIG Audit Report: Highway Contract Routes – Extra Trips in the San Francisco District

Background The U.S. Postal Service uses highway contract routes (HCR) to transport mail between its facilities and other designated points. An extra trip is one made in addition to those outlined in the contract; it results in added costs. Extra trips can be the result of late mail processing or early mail collection runs. Management…

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USPS OIG Audit Project: How Can the Postal Service Control the Costs to Shuttle Vehicles?

Project Title: Vehicle Shuttling – Northeast Area Start Date: Monday, August 31, 2015 Estimated Report Release Date: February 2016 The Postal Service spent nearly $34 million in fiscal year 2014 to move its vehicles from one location to another for maintenance, repair, or transfer. Local Vehicle Maintenance Facility (VMF) management determines when contractors or postal…

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