USPS: Federal Injury Compensation Training

Basic training on federal injury compensation rules and procedures is now available through the HERO platform. The self-paced tutorial was developed by the Labor Department’s Office of Workers’ Compensation Programs. The training is part of FECA Overview, a curriculum of 26 courses on rights and responsibilities under the Federal Employees’ Compensation Act. Topics include: •…

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APWU: February ZOOM Trainings

January 8, 2021 The Research and Education Department is sponsoring a series of Zoom Trainings for local and state officers and shop stewards in February 2021. The link to register is only being sent to local/state presidents. If an officer or steward wishes to attend the Zoom Training, they must contact their president. Special Notes:…

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USPS: Bolger, NCED training and conference properties selling holiday meals

The Postal Service’s training and conference properties in Maryland and Oklahoma are working to recoup lost revenue as result of the coronavirus pandemic. The Bolger Center in Potomac, MD, and the National Center for Employee Development (NCED) in Norman, OK, both have hotels and restaurants, in addition to conference rooms. Before the pandemic, both properties…

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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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