NALC and USPS settle case over maximization

From NALC January 23, 2015 – The NALC and the Postal Service have settled national level case Q06N-4Q-C 11084998 concerning whether the maximization provisions of the MOU Re: Maximization/Full-time Flexible – NALC apply when an installation is under Article 12 withholding. Go here to view the m-number document. NALC and USPS settle case over maximization | National Association […]

APWU: Custodian TL 5 Implementation Schedule (11/22/14)

12/17/2014 – The USPS and APWU agreed to implement the MS-47 TL-5 dated June 27, 2014, and its cleaning procedures at no more than 15 facilities during Fiscal Year (FY) 2014 (for purposes of this MOU only, a “facility” is a single site or location which has its own PS Form 4869, PS Form 4839, […]

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 […]

PMRs and PMR Annuitants Receive MOU Impact Notice

From the National League of Postmasters: LEAGUE Headquarters received copies of the letters sent to current PMRs and PMR annuitants regarding the recent Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the APWU on the POStPlan arbitration. The notices let both the PMR and the PMR annuitants know that they could still be used in 2-hour offices if […]

Postal Service calling on retired employees to help during holiday season

Officials with the United States Postal Service announced this week that retired city carriers can temporarily return to their jobs during the peak-mailing season. According to the USPS, retired employees can sign up for Holiday Term City Carrier Assistant positions beginning Dec. 6. Their positions will be for a four-week period ending Jan. 2.

NALC: City Delivery Route Alternative Adjustment Process guidelines now available

CDRAAP guidelines now available The NALC and USPS have released a jointly developed document (M-01846) that provides the mutual understanding of the national parties on issues related to the MOU Re: City Delivery Route Alternative Adjustment Process – 2014-2015. October 2014 transfer opportunities under M-01834 The October 2014 list of city letter carrier positions available […]

More info on ‘Holiday Carrier Assistants’ and reemployment of retirees

There has been a lot of interest in the recent Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between NALC and USPS regarding “Holiday Carrier Assistants.”  The agreement allows USPS to reemploy retirees as “Holiday Carrier Assistants” during the four week December period as operationally necessary. First of all, the agreement is not totally new. USPS and NALC signed […]

NALC and USPS new agreement allows hiring retirees to work as ‘Holiday Carrier Assistants’

New MOU on Holiday Carrier Assistants in 2014 Sept. 23, 2014—The NALC and USPS have entered into the Memorandum of Understanding Re: Holiday Carrier Assistants – 2014 (M-01844). This MOU allows the Postal Service to begin hiring retired employees that wish to work during the upcoming four week December period. However, such employees shall not […]

NAPUS: Decision is Reached on POStPlan Arbitration

(September 22, 2014) NAPUS and the LEAGUE have received Steven Goldberg’s arbitration decision on POStPLan. Both organizations are deeply disappointed with the decision and are still working through the details of the arbitration document. Clearly this will have an impact on PMRs in 4-hour RMPOs, vacant 6-hour RMPOs and 6-hour Postmaster positions in the future. […]