Maintenance Defines Custodial Staffing in POStPlan Clusters

On June 30, Arbitrator Stephen Goldberg issued a national award for Case No. Q10T-4Q-C 15206030 concerning custodial staffing in POStPlan office clusters (a group of postal facilities consisting of at least one Remotely Managed Post Office [RMPO]...

Maintenance Craft Agreement with USPS Resolving Line H Dispute

The Postal Service and the Maintenance Division of the APWU signed an agreement resolving a national level dispute regarding custodial hours on line H of Form 4852 (case number Q15T-4Q-C 17274095). The issue in the case is “the determination of...

USPS Testing New Machine to Automate Craft Work

(This article first appeared in the March-April 2017 issue of The American Postal Worker magazine.) By Maintenance Craft Directors  The new year certainly started with a bang! while we are, of course, very proud of the efforts of the Maintenance...

The New Contract and Maintenance

(This article first appeared in the September-October 2016 issue of The American Postal Worker magazine.) In case you missed it, we have a new Collective Bargaining Agreement! The Maintenance Craft was successful in our primary goal of eliminating...

Mid-Year Refresher: Updates, Reminders

(This article first appeared in the July-August issue of The American Postal Worker Magazine) APWU officers and members have been very busy for the past year-and-a-half working for a fair contract, but we have continued pursuing other activities,...

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