50-Mile Limit on Excessing Extended

(This article first appeared in the November/December 2015 issue of The American Postal Worker magazine.) The APWU and USPS agreed to extend the 50-mile limit on excessing in a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) dated Sept. 28, signed by APWU...

Union, Management Agree to Extend 50-Mile Limit on Excessing

The APWU and USPS agreed to extend the 50-mile limit on excessing in a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) dated Sept. 28, signed by APWU President Mark Dimondstein and the USPS Vice President for Labor Relations. The original MOU, Minimizing...

50-Mile Limit - Minimizing Excessing Memo Extended

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 of...

When Complement Managers Make Contact, Union Calls Foul

(This article first appeared in the May-June 2015 issue of The American Postal Worker magazine.) As this issue goes to press, there is no sign that management is stopping or postponing the Network Rationalization Plan and the quest to systemically...

What Does the Year Hold for Us?

(This article first appeared in the March-April 2015 issue of The American Postal Worker magazine.) The USPS welcomed 2015 by reducing service standards so it can complete its so-called “Network Rationalization Plan.” The plan calls for the closure...

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