Management’s New BEM Motto: Run to Failure!

(This article first appeared in the November/December 2015 issue of The American Postal Worker magazine.) The Postal Service has notified the APWU of management’s intent to move forward with proposed changes to the MS-1 Handbook, which identifies...

Arbitrator Hammers USPS in Maintenance Staffing Case

The APWU won an important grievance involving Maintenance Craft staffing at Bulk Mail Centers on Oct. 19, when Arbitrator Ira Jaffe issued a stinging rebuke to the Postal Service.

The End of the Fiscal Year and Custodial Hours

(This article first appeared in the September-October 2015 issue of The American Postal Worker magazine.) We are quite likely still heading for Interest Arbitration for a new Collective Bargaining Agreement. And while that is the top priority for...

The End of the Fiscal Year and Custodial Hours

(This article first appeared in the September-October 2015 issue of The American Postal Worker magazine.) We are quite likely still heading for Interest Arbitration for a new Collective Bargaining Agreement. And while that is the top priority for...

Old Ideas on Vacancies Die Hard

National Day of Action event in Jacksonville, FL. (This article first appeared in the July-August 2015 issue of The American Postal Worker magazine.) It seems some old perceptions and misunderstandings die hard, even when confronted with clear and...

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