Arbitrator Sustains APWU’s Position on Clerk Craft Jurisdiction over Parcel Sorting Work

(This article first appeared in the January/February 2021 issue of the American Postal Worker magazine) On December 1, 2020, Arbitrator Sharnoff issued a decision confirming Clerk Craft jurisdiction over operation of the Small Parcel Sorting System...

Update on Consent Form and Program Dispute

(This article first appeared in the January/February 2021 issue of the American Postal Worker magazine) We previously reported on the dispute filed on the Postal Service’s unilateral Consent Form and Program, created as a result of the Clearinghouse...

APWU Initiating Step 4 National Dispute Regarding DeJoy Retail Office Closures

(This article first appeared in the September/October 2020 issue of the American Postal Worker magazine) Recently, management at retail post offices throughout the country unilaterally posted signage on the entrances of their facilities stating...

POStPlan Implementation’s Questions and Answers

(This article first appeared in the September/October 2020 issue of the American Postal Worker magazine) On July 13, 2020, the parties at the Headquarters level agreed to the following Q and A regarding POStPlan Installation: What are the timelines...

FMCSA - DOT Disputes Resolved

(This article first appeared in the January/February 2020 issue of the American Postal Worker magazine)  The APWU and Postal Service’s history regarding the Service’s decision to follow Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) Department...

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