USPS Private Contractor Pleads Guilty to Fraud

On March 16, 2017, Beam Bros. Trucking, Inc., a private trucking company, was indicted on multiple counts of fraud and abuse in their capacity as a Highway Contract Route (HCR) operator for the USPS.  

Any Modifications to the 110 HCR Subcontracting Awards Must be Discussed at National Level

According to correspondence between the Postal Service and APWU, all discussions to modify any of the 110 Highway Contract Route (HCR) subcontracting must be done at the National level.

MVS Wins Important Ruling on Subcontracting

(This article first appeared in the November-December 2016 issue of The American Postal Worker magazine.) It’s no secret that the APWU has been frustrated over the Postal Service’s repeated violations of Article 32.2 of the Collective Bargaining...

MVS Wins Important Ruling on Subcontracting Notification

The APWU won an important arbitration case on Aug. 18, when Arbitrator Shyam Das ruled that the Postal Service violated the Collective Bargaining Agreement by notifying the union of subcontracting awards after they have been let.

New Contractual Agreements in the MVS Craft

This article first appeared in the September-October 2016 issue of The American Postal Worker magazine.) After extensive negotiations and interest arbitration, the motor Vehicle Division was successful in amending key sections of Article 39 of the...