Clerk Craft Prepares For National Arbitrations in December on Two Important Issues

The Clerk Craft has been preparing for arbitration hearings in December that will cover two issues – 1) the Postmaster End of Day (PMEOD) button remedy case, and 2) an RI-399 issue regarding the craft jurisdiction for the Advanced Facer Canceller...

APWU Initiating Step 4 National Dispute Regarding DeJoy Retail Office Closures

(This article first appeared in the September/October 2020 issue of the American Postal Worker magazine) Recently, management at retail post offices throughout the country unilaterally posted signage on the entrances of their facilities stating...

USPS Planning to Reduce AFCS, DBCS, AFSM100, and FSS in its Mail Processing Facilities

(This article first appeared in the September/October 2020 issue of the American Postal Worker magazine) Please be advised that pursuant to Article 15, Sections 2 and 4, of the Collective Bargaining Agreement, the APWU is initiating a Step 4 Dispute...

Update on National Arbitration “End of Day” Case

In the July/August 2020 issue of the American Postal Worker magazine, the Clerk Craft reported that the remedy settlement hearing for the Article 1.6.B “End of Day” button (PMEOD) case was scheduled for August 12-13. However, the Postal Service...