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...

Subcontractors Seek Exemption that Threatens Safety on the Roads

Imagine the danger posed by a sleep-deprived driver of an 18-wheel tractor-trailer – whether he’s on the highway or driving through your neighborhood. Despite the hazard, private subcontractors that haul mail for the U.S. Postal Service are seeking...

Transparency is a MUST

(This article first appeared in the July-August 2015 issue of The American Postal Worker magazine.) After the initial rounds of negotiations, it has become even more apparent why the Motor Vehicle Division must have transparency at all levels...

Members Eligible For Maintenance Craft's AOI Remedy Identified

Maintenance Craft employees who are eligible for a monetary remedy in the Associate Office Infrastructure (AOI) arbitration award have been identified, Director Steve Raymer has announced. Checks to union members are currently being processed....

Arbitrator Sustains Grievance on Motor Vehicle Craft Subcontracting

Arbitrator Stephen B. Goldberg has sustained the MVS Craft Step 4 dispute in Case # Q10V-4Q-C 14125953, regarding contracting out Postal Vehicle Service work. The MVS Craft initiated the dispute in response to the USPS April 26, 2013, notice to the...

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