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Maintenance Craft Subcontracting Grienvance

APWU Wins $8.64 Million Dollar Remedy for Improper Subcontracting… This settlement comes from way back in 1996, when management decided to unilaterally subcontract Maintenance Craft work when wiring small offices throughout the US.  After a number of years and 4 rounds … Continue reading

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Penalty Overtime Exception

In accordance with Article 8 of the Collective Bargaining Agreement, penalty overtime regulations are not applicable for a four-week period each year during December. This year, the period begins with Pay Period 26-12 (Dec. 1, 2012), and ends at the … Continue reading

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Employees Should Receive Incentive Offers by Oct. 22

APWU Web News Article 130-2012, Oct. 18, 2012 The APWU has been informed by the Postal Service that letters offering incentives to APWU-represented employees who are eligible for voluntary early retirement (VER) were mailed on Oct. 10, 2012, and to … Continue reading

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Incentive Letters to be Sent Beginning Oct. 10

APWU Web News Article 124-2012, Oct. 10 , 2012 The USPS is scheduled to send letters offering incentives to APWU-represented employees who are eligible for regular retirement or voluntary early retirement (VER) during the week of Oct. 10. The letter … Continue reading

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OSHA Cites Tucson Postal Facility for Exposing Workers to Potential Injuries Imposes $70,000 Fine

APWU Web News Article 122-2012, Oct. 2, 2012 The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) cited the Cherrybell Stravenue Processing and Distribution Center in Tucson Sept. 25 for a willful safety violation for the improper operation … Continue reading

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PRC Urges USPS To Preserve Overnight Delivery

APWU Web News Article 121-2012, Oct. 2, 2012 In an advisory opinion on the Postal Service’s “Network Rationalization” plan [PDF] issued Sept. 28, the Postal Regulatory Commission (PRC) urged the Postal Service to preserve overnight mail delivery and concluded that … Continue reading

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APWU, USPS Negotiate Retirement Incentive

APWU News Bulletin 20-2012, Oct. 1, 2012 | PDF The APWU has negotiated a retirement incentive agreement that awards eligible full-time career employees a $15,000 payment in two installments, President Cliff Guffey has announced. The first installment will be $10,000; … Continue reading

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APWU, USPS Reach Agreement on NTFT Schedules

APWU Web News Article 119-2015, Sept. 28, 2012 (09/28/12) The APWU and the Postal Service have reached an agreement that clarifies management’s obligation to create desirable schedules and work hours for Non-Traditional Full-Time (NTFT) assignments and other positions in APWU-represented … Continue reading

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