Arbitrator Rules on USPS Refusal to Compensate Employees for Time Spent on a USPS-provided shuttle

In a decision [PDF] dated Aug. 30, Arbitrator Shyam Das denied the union’s grievance protesting management’s refusal to compensate employees for time spent on a USPS-provided shuttle that transported workers between USPS lodging and a training...

Union Wins Another Sunday Premium Case

In another significant win for the union, an arbitrator has ruled that the Postal Service must grant Sunday premium pay to employees who work on Sunday, even if the work is the result of an employee's request for a temporary change of schedule for...

Settlement Reached in Individual Retirement Counseling Dispute [pdf]

On September 21, 2009, the APWU and the Postal Service reached a pre-arbitration settlement over a dispute concerning management’s responsibility to provide individual retirement counseling for employees.

Award on USPS Use of Casuals in Lieu of Career Employees

An award by Arbitrator Shyam Das sustaining the APWU’s grievance over the Postal Service’s improper use of casuals in lieu of career employees.

Award on Closing of Medical Units

Arbitrator Linda Byars denied the APWU’s grievance over the Postal Service’s closing of medical/health units in postal facilities.