Custodial Implementation Schedule as of Feb. 14, 2015

The Postal Service and APWU settled a custodial staffing dispute in July, with staged gradual implementation as one of the requirements. 

New MOU to Create Hundreds of Career Jobs in Level 4 POStPlan Offices

An addendum to the Sept. 22, 2013, POStPLAN Memorandum of Understanding will place a number of career jobs into Level 4 post offices, which otherwise would have been staffed exclusively with Postal Support Employees (PSEs). The offices in question...

Is Sub-Contracting Cheaper? Really?

As we prepare to negotiate a new collective bargaining agreement, one of the most important issues to resolve is what constitutes a “fair cost comparison of all reasonable costs.” It’s fair to say that this is a key issue for the Motor Vehicle Craft...

Winning 'Automatic' Remedies for Staffing Violations

Hopefully, every local applied the procedures outlined in the July 9, 2014, Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) regarding implementation of the MS-47 - TL-5 Handbook at the conclusion of fiscal year 2014. The agreement includes an automatic remedy for...

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