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House Committee on Oversight and Reform Introduces Bipartisan Postal Service Reform Act

On May 11th, Chairwoman Carolyn Maloney (D-NY) and Ranking Member James Comer (R-KY) of the House Committee on Oversight and Reform introduced the bipartisan "Postal Service Reform Act." The new bill is scheduled to be marked up on Thursday, May...

Industrial Relations Director Zimmerman Writes to Acting OPM Director for Clarification on EFEL Guidelines

On May 7, Industrial Relations Director Vance Zimmerman wrote a letter to Kathleen McGettigan, Acting Director of the Office of Personnel Management (OPM), requesting guidance on the interpretation of certain guidelines for Emergency Federal...

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APWU/USPS concluded ET- 11 Virtual LMOU Negotiations

The Maintenance Division recently concluded the negotiation for National Support Technicians Local Memorandum of Understanding on April 19, 2021, after several months of delays due to the COVID pandemic. The parties agreed to continue to explore...

Second Round of Payments for POStPlan Staffing

On April 26, 2021, the Postal Service informed the Clerk Craft that it had partially input the second round of payments required by the national-level award, dated June 17, 2017 authored by Arbitrator Stephen B. Goldberg in Case #Q10C-4Q-C-15206043...

Industrial Relations ZOOM Seminar: Emergency Federal Employee Leave (EFEL)

On April 29, 2021, the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) released their long-awaited guidance on EFEL. The Industrial Relations Department will be conducting a ZOOM Seminar to discuss the guidance on Thursday, May 6, 2021. The Seminar is open to...

APWU Opposes Management Plans to Reinstitute Plant Consolidations and Closures.

On Tuesday April 27, 2021 postal management informed the APWU of management’s intent to pursue consolidations and operational mail moves in 18 facilities nationwide.

APWU Prevails on Management Court Challenge to Victorious Arbitration Award on Union Leave for Political Activity.

In August of 2018, Arbitrator Stephen Goldberg struck down the Postal Service’s unilateral implementation of changes to ELM Section 510 and to PS-Form 3971 regarding union leave for political activity such as in relation to voter registration and...

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