New Maintenance Division Appointments

(This article first appeared in the September/October 2018 issue of the American Postal Worker magazine)  By Maintenance Division Director Idowu Balogun Filling Maintenance Vacancies — Part II This is Part II of an article started by our late...

Clerk Craft Settles 4 National Disputes with USPS

The Clerk Craft recently settled four (4) Step 4 National Disputes with the Postal Service that (1.) address the assignment of injured on duty employees in USPS “pilot” or experimental programs, (2.) Lead Clerk duties and leading other employees,...

PSEs for the USPS Health Benefits Plan

On July 30, 2018, the Postal Service notified the APWU that there will be a special enrollment period for PSEs to enroll in the USPS Health Benefits Plan.  The enrollment period will be open from August 20, 2018 through October 4, 2018.  Coverage...

New Benefits Secured for Postal Support Employees (PSEs)

In the 2010 Collective Bargaining Agreement between the APWU and the US Postal Service, the parties established a “Workforce Benefits, Employment Opportunities, Training and Education Fund.”  The purpose of the fund was to provide for the Postal...

Postal Support Employees Deserve Better

(This article first appeared in the July-August 2018 issue of The American Postal Worker magazine)  By Health Plan Director John Marcotte The USPS continues to fall short in its obligation to provide Postal Support Employees (PSEs) health insurance...

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