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...

FMCSA - DOT Disputes Resolved

(This article first appeared in the January/February 2020 issue of the American Postal Worker magazine)  The APWU and Postal Service’s history regarding the Service’s decision to follow Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) Department...

Good Contract, Good Jobs

(This article first appeared in the November/December 2019 issue of the American Postal Worker magazine) ​ Motor Vehicle Service members are joining in the fight, protecting the craft, and demanding proper pay and work rules during the APWU’s...

FMCSA Revises its Regulations on Insulin-Treated Diabetes Mellitus

(This article first appeared in the January/February 2019 issue of the American Postal Worker magazine)  By MVS Division Director Michael O. Foster In a significant change to Department of Transportation (DOT) rules, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety...

The Postal Service & the DOT Physical

(This article first appeared in the January-February 2018 issue of the American Postal Worker magazine) By Motor Vehicle Service Craft Directors  On Feb. 26, 1995, the Postal Service informed the APWU that to be consistent with the trucking industry...

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