Penalty Overtime, Casual Exception Periods Set

The annual periods during which penalty overtime regulations and the limit on the number of casuals are not applicable have been announced. As referenced in Article 8, Sections 4 and 5 of the National Agreement, there are four consecutive service...

Revised: Raises Take Effect March 3; Other Changes Feb. 3

APWU News Bulletin #03-2007 omitted the full application of the recently negotiated limitations on the use of casuals. Clarifications are marked in bold. The USPS will be authorized to hire casuals for 360-day terms;  The limit on the use of casuals...

Union Receives ‘Man-Year’ List

The Postal Service has provided the APWU with a list showing facilities that qualify as “200 man-year” offices. In accordance with the recently ratified 2006-2010 Collective Bargaining Agreement, all Clerk Craft part-time flexible employees at...

Management Must Convert PTFs

Managers who are relying on an alleged hiring freeze to justify their refusal to convert MVS part-time flexible employees to full-time are in violation of the Collective Bargaining Agreement.

Questions and Answers for the New Customer Care Center in Wichita, KS

The APWU and USPS have agreed to a series of Questions and Answers [PDF] regarding the establishment of a new Customer Care Center in Wichita, KS.

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