Gearing Up and Gettin' Down (to Business)

Negotiations for the next collective bargaining agreement (CBA) are scheduled to begin in mid-February, and the Industrial Relations Department has been busy researching material and developing strategies for contract talks.

Union, Management Reach Agreement On Non-Traditional Jobs in Finance, Bulk Mail Units

The APWU recently reached an agreement with the Postal Service regarding Non-Traditional Full-Time (NTFT) duty assignments in finance functional areas (Function 5) and bulk mail units (Function 7).

APWU, USPS Reach Agreement on NTFT Schedules

The APWU and the Postal Service have reached an agreement that clarifies management’s obligation to create desirable schedules and work hours for Non-Traditional Full-Time (NTFT) assignments and other positions in APWU-represented crafts, President...

Rep. Danny Davis: If We Fight, We Win!

In an inspirational speech Aug. 19, Rep. Danny K. Davis (D-IL) urged union members to fight back against “evil-doers” who would destroy the Postal Service and send the nation back to a dark time when most workers had no rights and few prospects for...

USPS Announces Moratorium On Post Office, Plant Closures

The Postal Service has announced a five-month moratorium on the closure of post offices and mail processing facilities, in response to a request from 22 senators. ALSO: An arbitration hearing began on Dec. 13, 2011, on the first two of several...