APWU, USPS Settle Custodial Subcontracting Dispute

The APWU and Postal Service have reached an agreement that prohibits management from subcontracting cleaning services based on an employee’s voluntarily transfer from an office where USPS custodians are employed. The Oct. 27 agreement settles a Step...

Maintenance Defeats Improper Excessing

Maintenance craft officers recently settled an important dispute, stipulating that the Postal Service cannot declare an installation “non-maintenance capable” and then use the designation to justify excessing Maintenance Craft employees who work on...

APWU Wins Major Victory on Staffing ‘POStPlan’ Offices

The APWU has won a major victory on staffing in post offices affected by the “POStPlan” – a victory that will result in the creation of at least 9,000 new Clerk Craft jobs within 90 days. In a ruling dated Sept. 5, Arbitrator Stephen B. Goldberg...

Dispute on Custodial Staffing Settled; More Than 3,150 PSEs Converted

The APWU and USPS signed a major settlement on July 9 that resolved a long-standing dispute over custodial staffing and resulted in the conversion to career of all Maintenance Craft Postal Support Employees. It was not an agreement we entered into...

Maintenance Craft Settles Dispute on Custodial Staffing; Will Convert More Than 3,150 PSEs

The APWU and USPS signed a major settlement July 9 that resolves a long-standing dispute over custodial staffing and results in the conversion to career of all Maintenance Craft Postal Support Employees, Maintenance Craft Director Steve Raymer has...

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