Dispute Over Information Security Handbook

The APWU initiated a national dispute over the Postal Service's announcement of revisions to the AS-805 handbook governing Information Security. 

Dispute Over USPS FMLA Recertification Requirements Appealed to Arbitration

The APWU has appealed to arbitration a dispute over the Postal Service's policy of requiring employees to automatically submit new medical certification for an FMLA-covered condition simply because the leave year has ended and a new leave year has...

Dispute Initiated Over 60 Day Excessing Notice to Employees

The union recently intiated a national dispute over management's failure to adhere to an agreement between the parties that when employees are excessed outside their craft or installation, such employees will be provided notice of a minimum of 60...

VMF Jobs and Authorization to Hire

Some USPS managers are reported to be claiming they are not authorized to hire or post the duty assignments. However, a Sept. 7 notice [PDF] to Area Operations Vice Presidents about posting vehicle maintenance positions states:

New USPS "Observation of Work Practices" Forms Appealed to Arbitration

The APWU has appealed to national level arbitration the creation of two new USPS "Observation of Work Practices" forms.