Taking the MVS Craft Forward One Step at a Time

(This article first appeared in the September/October 2020 issue of the American Postal Worker magazine) The MVS Craft continues to grow. It is by no accident that our craft is taking positive strides. The struggles the Craft has faced over the...

Update on National Arbitration “End of Day” Case

In the July/August 2020 issue of the American Postal Worker magazine, the Clerk Craft reported that the remedy settlement hearing for the Article 1.6.B “End of Day” button (PMEOD) case was scheduled for August 12-13. However, the Postal Service...

APWU and USPS Enter into Step 4 Settlement Agreements

(This article first appeared in the July/August 2020 issue of the American Postal Worker magazine) On May 15, the APWU entered into two separate Step 4 Settlement Agreements with the Postal Service, regarding the Intrastate DOT physical requirement...

August 12-13 National Arbitration “End of Day” Case before Arbitrator Das

(This article first appeared in the July/August 2020 issue of the American Postal Worker magazine) Violation of Global Remedy Settlement Agreement (End of Day) (Q10C-4Q-C 16050516) On December 8, 2017, Arbitrator Das found that the “End of Day”...

COVID-19 Emergency Considerations for Fiscal Year 2020

(This article first appeared in the May/June 2020 issue of the American Postal Worker magazine) Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, parties agree the following conditions will be applied when determining any MS-47, TL-5 Line H liabilities for Fiscal Year...

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