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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APWU: 2021-2024 CBA Revisions Affecting the Clerk Craft PDF with Notes

From: National Presidents’ Conference <info@apwunpc.com> Date: Sat, Apr 2, 2022 Subject: FROM THE APWU: 2021-2024 CBA Revisions Affecting the Clerk Craft PDF with Notes Please disseminate this PDF presentation of the PowerPoint training to the field. In union solidarity, the struggle continues.

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Postal Bulletin: Hazards May Appear — Ensure Your Path is Clear

According to the U.S. Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, more than 38,600 people died in motor vehicle crashes in the United States in 2020. Even as the U.S. imposed tight restrictions and Americans drove less, deaths from traffic accidents increased. The three most common causes of fatalities on the road were impaired…

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APWU: USPS Connect Local pilot program expands to New York Districts

From: Sam Lisenbe <slisenbe@apwu.org> Sent: Thursday, February 24, 2022 Subject: USPS Connect Local Program APWU Family, I am resending this email because the original attachment was too large to be opened by some. The attachment has been changed to a zip drive, so hopefully this rectifies the problem. Attached is a notification letter dated February…

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Adding eCBM DIOSS routes to the tour

On Tour 3, we only have a few DIOSS qualified machines, which means response time was pretty bad before. Now, we have eCBM (Electronic Condition Based Maintenance) routes, which tie up some, at least 4, mechanics (2 being DIOSS qualified). I’ve seen on the next tour that the machines are shut off anyway, but management…

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Is Critical Knowledge Lost When Employees Leave the Postal Service?

Project Title: Postal Service Knowledge Continuity Start Date: Monday, October 4, 2021 Estimated Report Release Date: April 2022 During fall 2020, the Postal Service initiated a series of phased organizational changes to improve its ability to implement strategies and drive success. As a result of these changes, a reduction-in-force occurred in affected areas for several…

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USPS: “Carrier — Leave If No Response” delivery option

August 2, 2021 USPS is reminding employees about a new service that ensures timely deliveries for customers who request expedited packaging supplies (EPS). These supplies — including corrugated containers, envelopes, pressure-sensitive labels and decals — are specially designed for use with domestic and international Priority Mail Express and Priority Mail services, at no additional cost…

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APWU Retiree Virtual Conference – September 27-29, 2021

Schedule Monday, September 27, 2021 12:00 pm – 12:30 pm ET General Session 12:30 pm – 2:30 pm ET Retiree Workshops (Aging Resources OR Alzheimer Disease from A to Z) 2:45 pm – 4:45 pm ET Retiree Workshops (Chapter Newsletters and Communications OR Communicating with your Legislative Representatives) 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm ET Retiree…

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