District Court Orders Clarification

The Postal Service sidestepped a fight in federal court on March 16 over enforcement of an Oct. 19, 2015, arbitration award on staffing at Bulk Mail Centers (BMCs).  After the USPS filed a “consent motion,” Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson ordered...

Union Files Court Complaint

(This article first appeared in the March-April 2016 issue of The American Postal Worker magazine.)  The Maintenance Division filed a complaint in federal court on Dec. 11 seeking enforcement of a national arbitration award on staffing at Bulk Mail...

Arbitrator Blasts Management In BMC Staffing Case

(This article first appeared in the January-February 2016 issue of The American Postal Worker magazine.) The APWU won an important grievance involving maintenance Craft staffing at Bulk Mail Centers on Oct. 19, when Arbitrator Ira Jaffe issued a...

Maintenance Division Files Suit to Enforce eWHEP Staffing Award

The APWU filed a complaint in federal court on Dec. 11 seeking enforcement of a national arbitration award on staffing at Bulk Mail Centers (BMC), Maintenance Craft Director Steve Raymer has announced. The complaint asks the court to direct the...

Peak Season Exception Period

The reporting period for the 2015 Peak Season Exception Period began on Nov. 14, 2015, and ends Jan. 8, 2016.  The three consecutive pay periods will be the weeks of Nov. 14, 2015, to Dec. 25, 2015, or Nov. 28, 2015, to Jan. 8, 2016, to be decided...

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