APWU, USPS sign agreement to hire retirees as “Holiday Clerk Assistants”

50-Mile Limit – Minimizing Excessing Memo Extended Two Related MOUs and Maintenance-Specific Step 4 Settlement Facilitate Extension 09/29/2015 – The APWU and the USPS have agreed upon two Memoranda of Understanding: “Minimizing Excessing” and “Peak Season Exception Periods,” in addition to a Maintenance-specific Step 4 Settlement, that are all interconnected and result in the extension […]

New Jersey Postal Worker Charged With Stolen Identity Refund Fraud

Postal Support Employee (PSE) filed 13 fraudulent Form 1040s NEWARK, N.J. – A former postal worker who allegedly used stolen identities to assist in the filing of fraudulent tax returns to generate false U.S. Treasury checks was charged today for his involvement in the scam, U.S. Attorney Paul J. Fishman announced. Luis Martin, 24, of […]

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 […]

APWU: Questions and Answers on the 9,000 New Clerk Craft Jobs

10/30/2014 – The APWU and USPS have agreed to a set of Questions and Answers regarding the establishment of 9,000 new Clerk Craft jobs that will be created as a result of a Sept. 5 arbitration award on the POStPlan and a Sept. 22 union-management agreement on implement of the ruling, Clerk Craft Director Clint […]

APWU: Remedy for Violations of PSE Cap – Conversions, Not Terminations!

10/09/2014 – The APWU and USPS have settled a dispute over the proper remedy for violations of contractual limits on the number of PSEs that can be on the rolls at any given time. Under the terms of the Oct. 3 agreement, any future violations in the Clerk and Motor Vehicle crafts will result in the […]

APWU: ‘Pecking Order’ Set for Filling New Positions in POStPlan Offices

10/09/2014 – The APWU and USPS have agreed on a “pecking order” for filling newly created positions in POStPlan Installations. A recent arbitration award will result in the creation of 9,000 new Clerk Craft jobs in six-hour and four-hour offices affected by the POStPlan. The pecking order is based on the arbitration award and the subsequent […]

Letter to the Editor: The Life of A Postal Support Employee (PSE)

A perspective from A Postal Support Employee (PSEs) as told to PostalReporter.com Hi I’m a Postal Support Employee at name and postal facility withheld upon request. It seems this position is merely an effective way of underpaying and overworking people unbeknownst to the crooked policies of the USPS. My tour has literally 30 to 40 […]