USPS: Travel limits extended until Nov. 16

The Postal Service’s policy limiting business travel during the ongoing coronavirus pandemic has been extended to Nov. 16. The policy affects all business trips, including in-person training. Only travel that is deemed critical to the organization’s mission and trips that cannot be postponed will be approved. Some travel will be allowed to maintain the efficiency…

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APWU to hold NLRB Training Webinars: August 13, 2020

Morning and Evening Training: 11 AM & 7 PM The Industrial Relations Department will be conducting two important webinars on August 13, 2020. The webinars are scheduled at times that should allow just about all local presidents to attend. The webinars will be held at 11:00 am Eastern time (8:00 am Pacific) and then again…

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APWU: Local Presidents’ Zoom Training

On Tuesday, June 16, 2020, 1:11 PM, Liz Powell <epowell@apwu.org> wrote: The Secretary-Treasurer’s Department will be hosting a Local Union Zoom Meeting which will include training on holding executive board meetings, union meetings, and nomination of officers, if an election is pending. I am inviting the Auxiliary and the Retiree Chapters to join us if…

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APWU: State Conventions and Locals Zoom Meeting Training

On Thursday, June 4, 2020, 11:24 AM, Liz Powell <epowell@apwu.org> wrote: To avoid a conflict with the Duty of Fair Representation training on June 25, 2020, the time for the below training on the 25th is being changed to 4:00pm EST From: Liz Powell <epowell@apwu.org> Sent: Thursday, June 4, 2020 11:23 AM Subject: State Conventions…

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APWU: June Training Webinars

The Industrial Relations Department will be holding a series of Webinars during the month of June for local leaders, stewards, and support staff. Four webinars will be held on the following topics: The Basics of APWU Search (Lexis Nexis) Electronic Grievance System (EGS) Basics Electronic Grievance System (EGS) for Administrators and Support Staff Duty of…

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USPS: Use Voyager credit cards appropriately

The Postal Service has a reminder for employees: Voyager credit cards are to be used only to purchase fuel for postal vehicles. If you have a USPS-issued Voyager card, don’t use it to buy food, drinks, or fuel for a personal vehicle. Doing so violates the misuse of property provision of the standards of ethical…

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USPS Announces Potential Breach in Maintenance Exam 955 Materials

February 28, 2020 Recently, the Postal Service informed APWU of a potential breach in testing materials related to Maintenance Selection System Exam 955, stating the following: As a precautionary measure, a temporary hold on Exam 955 test scheduling has been issued until a full investigation has been completed. Individuals currently in process to complete testing…

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USPS OIG Report: U.S. Postal Inspection Service – Charlotte Division

Objective Our objective was to determine whether the U.S. Postal Inspection Service, Charlotte Division, implemented effective controls for accountable property, training, and case management. Based on a risk analysis of closed case count and workhours, number of hotline referrals, and National Compliance Review occurrence, we selected the Charlotte Division. The OIG has a statutory requirement…

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