8/23/2017 The American Postal Workers Union (APWU) has ratified a contract that covers approximately 1,100 USPS employees in Information Technology and Accounting Services.
The employees work in Postal Service data centers in St. Louis; Eagan, MN; San Mateo, CA; and Wilkes-Barre, PA.
“Overall, this agreement is in the best interest of our employees, customers and the Postal Service,” said Labor Relations VP Doug Tulino.
The two-year contract runs through Jan. 20, 2019
source: usps news link
The contract covers approximately 1,140 IT/AS employees with service centers in Eagan, MN, St. Louis, MO, San Mateo, CA, and Wilkes-Barre, PA.
It provides for the following pay increases:
- 1.3% general increase effective January 20, 2017, and
- 1.3% general increase effective January 19, 2018.
- $333 COLA increase effective April 29, 2017.
- Future COLAs based on the September 2017 CPI-W Index, March 2018 Index, and September 2018 Index.
The Employer/Employee shares of health insurance premiums will be the same as all other postal union agreements – shifting 2% of the total premium to employees.