Fighting Back On-the-Clock

(This article first appeared in the January/February 2019 issue of the American Postal Worker magazine)  By Clerk Division Director Clint Burelson  Are you tired of management knowingly and willfully violating the contract, providing poor service to...

APWU Reaches Agreement on an Updated RI-399 Process

After decades of jurisdictional disputes, the American Postal Workers Union (APWU) reached agreement with the National Postal Mail Handlers Union (NPMHU) and the Postal Service on an updated RI-399 procedure for jurisdictional work assignments to...

Clerk Craft Settles 4 National Disputes with USPS

The Clerk Craft recently settled four (4) Step 4 National Disputes with the Postal Service that (1.) address the assignment of injured on duty employees in USPS “pilot” or experimental programs, (2.) Lead Clerk duties and leading other employees,...

PSEs for the USPS Health Benefits Plan

On July 30, 2018, the Postal Service notified the APWU that there will be a special enrollment period for PSEs to enroll in the USPS Health Benefits Plan.  The enrollment period will be open from August 20, 2018 through October 4, 2018.  Coverage...

The Function One Fiasco

(This article first appeared in the July-August 2018 issue of the American Postal Worker magazine) By Eastern Regional Coordinator Mike Gallagher  The USPS embarked on a mission to staff all Function One Mail Processing operations using a program...

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