USPS letter to annuitants to apply for reemployment as Holiday Clerk Assistants

APWU and USPS “agreed to a “one time modification to change the 2016 peak exception period in Function 1 from November 12, 2016 through January 6, 2017.  In Function Four, HCAs [Holiday Career Assistants] will be hired from November 12 through December 23, 2016 or November 26, 2016 through January 6, 2017.  This does not […]

APWU Local 480-481 Takes Stand Against Hostile Work Environment

‘A Complete Lack of Respect on the Workroom Floor’ 07/01/2016 – APWU members at the Metroplex Mail Processing and Distribution Center in suburban Detroit are taking a stand against an extremely hostile work environment. “It starts and stops with a complete lack of respect on the workroom floor,” said Roscoe Woods, president of the 480-481 […]

APWU: 13,386 Postal Employees to receive $56 Million Settlement Payout before Christmas

APWU: Disbursement Schedule for $56 Million global settlement regarding Postmasters performing clerk work 11/16/2015 – The Postal Service has notified APWU Clerk Craft officers that employees who are eligible for a portion of a $56 million monetary settlement are expected to receive payment prior to Christmas. However, our message is: Don’t spend it before you […]

USPS reverses Craft Determination decision for SPSS operations from Mail Handlers to Clerk Craft

National Postal Mail Handlers Union (NPMHU: Postal Service Reneges on SPSS Craft Determination Unprecedented Reversal to Be Met With Fierce Opposition From NPMHU On August 7, 2015, the USPS notified the NPMHU of their decision to reverse the craft determination for operation of the Small Parcel Sorting System (SPSS). A copy of the letter can […]

APWU: Data Posted on Postmasters, Supervisors Performing Craft Work

Global Settlement: Data Posted on Postmasters, Supervisors Performing Craft Work Grievances Due June 5, If Necessary 06/01/2015 – A key feature of the Global Settlement Remedy Agreement, which was signed on Dec. 5, 2014, were provisions making it easier for union representatives to monitor when postmasters and supervisors perform bargaining unit work in excess of […]

Rep. Buchanan: Manasota Mail Processing Center Will Stay Open in 2015

April 29, 2015 Manasota Florida Mail Processing and Distribution Center taken off plant consolidation list (for now) WASHINGTON – Rep. Vern Buchanan, R-Sarasota, today announced that after months of discussion with the U.S. Postal Service, the Manasota Postal Distribution Center (PDC) will remain open at least through the end of the year. “I am thrilled […]

Major Changes in 2015 USPS Plant Consolidation Schedule Updated April 3, 2015

2015 USPS Plant Consolidation Schedule Updated 4/3/2015 –  – USPS Network Rationalization Consolidation Phase II-2015. List of postal facilities that have changed move date. USPS announced its latest list of last minute “public” changes to the Phase II-2015 USPS Network Rationalization Consolidation list.  These changes affected Cape Girardeau, MO P&DF  and Paducah, KY P&DF move […]

West Virginia USPS contract station clerk convicted of stealing money

Morgantown woman convicted of stealing government money CLARKSBURG, WEST VIRGINIA Samantha Christopher, 35, of Morgantown, West Virginia, was convicted in federal court today of misappropriating government money, United States Attorney William J. Ihlenfeld, II, announced. An investigation by the United States Postal Service Office of Inspector General revealed that throughout late 2013 and 2014, Christopher […]

2015 USPS Plant Consolidation Schedule Updated January 20, 2015

1.20.2015 – 2015 USPS Plant Consolidation Schedule USPS Network Rationalization Consolidation Phase II-2015. List of postal facilities that have completed mail moves and consolidations. USPS Network Rationalization- Updated January 20, 2015 (pdf)