Arbitrator Rejects APWU Challenges to Roof Maintenance

In a decision issued on Friday, January 4, 2019, Arbitrator Stephen B. Goldberg ruled that the Postal Service did not violate the National Agreement in 2011 when it decided to subcontract roof maintenance and repair work. The Union contended that...

"The Struggle Continues" - Moe Biller

(This article first appeared in the September/October 2018 issue of the American Postal Worker magazine)  By MVS Division Director Michael O. Foster  The American Postal Workers Union (APWU) and the United States Postal Service (USPS) are in the...

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...

Can We Trust USPS Management?

(This article first appeared in the July-August 2018 issue of The American Postal Worker magazine)  By Motor Vehicle Service Craft Directors  Can we ever trust USPS management to live up to their agreements and obligations? On August 18, 2016,...

Filling Maintenance Vacancies - Part 1

(This article first appeared in the July-August 2018 issue of The American Postal Worker magazine) By Maintenance Craft Directors  The Joint Contract Interpretation Manual (JCIM) is the mutually agreed upon explanation on how to apply our contract...

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