APWU receives Arbitration ruling for USPS to return jobs to Clerk Craft

Clerk Craft Gains 362 Administrative and Technical Jobs 04/24/2017 – Arbitrator Goldberg ruled that the Postal Service failed to make a good faith effort to return 362 administrative and technical jobs to the Clerk Craft. The arbitration award was issued on April 21, 2017 and settles a long-standing dispute over the Clerk Craft Jobs Memorandum […]

APWU: Final Payment of $56 million Global Settlement Remedy Agreement in Checks this Week

note: Arbitrator Shyam Das ruled that APWU members are entitled to retroactive pay for time postmasters or supervisors performed craft duties in excess of limits outlined in the Collective Bargaining Agreement. 03/09/2017 – The Postal Service is distributing the final payment of the 1.6.b Global Settlement to over 13,000 active employees and retirees this week. […]

APWU: Landmark Arbitration Decision Upholding Craft Assignments and Job Posting Rights

12/12/2016 – Arbitrator Stephen Goldberg issued a decision on Dec. 8, 2016, holding that the Postal Service violated the Collective Bargaining Agreement when it failed to assign Sales Retention Team (SRT) center work to the Clerk Craft and post the positions for bid. In October 2012, the USPS set up the SRTs to reach out […]

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 […]

USPS issues clarification on global settlement regarding Postmasters performing clerk work

From National League of Postmasters May 3, 2015 Reporting requirements on the e1260 There has been many divergent field opinions about whether bargaining unit work performed by an APO Postmaster in one of the RMPO’s for which that APO Postmaster is responsible should be recorded for e1260 reporting purposes. The following is guidance that HQ […]

APWU, USPS Extend Memo on Filling Clerk Craft Residual Vacancies

10/31/2014 – The APWU and USPS have agreed to extend a March 20 Memorandum of Understanding Re: Filling Residual Vacancies for employees in the Clerk Craft. The memo outlines a procedure for filling residual vacancies in the Clerk, Maintenance and Motor Vehicle Crafts. The MOU was due to expire on Oct. 31 for employees Clerk […]

Video Highlights: ‘Stop Staples’ National Day of Action

APWU members and supporters ramped up the fight to Stop Staples and its bid to open postal counters in 1,500 stores nationwide at events across the country on April 24, a National Day of Action. Protests were held in 56 locations in 27 states. Video Highlights: ‘Stop Staples’ National Day of Action