Union Settles Dispute on CDLs for Technicians

(This article first appeared in the November/December 2015 issue of The American Postal Worker magazine.) The union and management resolved a dispute in august concerning the Postal Service’s decision in April 2002 to waive the Commercial Driver’s...

e-Team Report, Sept. 18, 2015

Private postal subcontractors are seeking an exemption from a necessary federal safety rule. If granted, the exemption would permit private, commercial drivers hauling mail for the U.S. Postal Service to operate trucks after more than 14 hours on...

Exemption Sought by Subcontractors Jeopardizes Road Safety

Private subcontractors that haul mail for the U.S. Postal Service are seeking an exemption from federal safety rules that prohibit commerical drivers from operating a truck after more than 14 hours on duty following a 10-hour break. Do we even need...

HCR Disputes, Renewals and Subcontracting

(This article first appeared in the September-October 2015 issue of The American Postal Worker magazine.) On June 25, 2015, the APWU won another round in our fight against subcontracting when the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) denied a motion...

The End of the Fiscal Year and Custodial Hours

(This article first appeared in the September-October 2015 issue of The American Postal Worker magazine.) We are quite likely still heading for Interest Arbitration for a new Collective Bargaining Agreement. And while that is the top priority for...

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