About the MVS Division

The Motor Vehicle Service Craft is composed of APWU members who transport mail and maintain postal vehicles. It is — and always has been — the best-organized craft in the APWU. Approximately two thirds of MVS members are drivers and one-fifth are mechanics. The Motor Vehicle Service Craft also includes Driver Safety Instructors who train and familiarize all employees with driving duties and MVS Clerks who work in Vehicle Maintenance Facilities and in Transportation Departments in mail processing plants. 

APWU and USPS Enter into Step 4 Settlement Agreements

(This article first appeared in the July/August 2020 issue of the American Postal Worker magazine)

On May 15, the APWU entered into two separate Step 4 Settlement Agreements with the Postal Service, regarding the Intrastate DOT physical requirement and Clerk Vehicle Dispatcher position.

The first dispute evolved when the Postal Service implemented a new policy on April 1, 2016 regarding Department of Transportation (DOT) medical examinations based on new DOT standards.

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