Labor Arbitrator Nicholas Zumas Dies

Nicholas H. Zumas, 76, a lawyer and labor arbitrator, died of lung cancer on Dec. 22, 2007, at his home in Washington, D.C. In addition to settling disputes for professional football and baseball, Zumas served as a postal arbitrator for many years.

PTFs in Large Offices Eliminated as of Dec. 1

“Dec. 1, 2007, will be a historic day for postal labor,” APWU President William Burrus declared this week. “It marks the elimination of part-time flexible employment for the Clerk Craft in large offices. “As the result of contract negotiations,...

Casual Reports to Have a New Format

New restrictions on the use of casuals, mandated by the 2006-2010 Collective Bargaining Agreement, will result in a new format for Casual Compliance Reports. These reports are provided to the national union on an accounting-period basis so that the...