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Interest Arbitration: APWU Experts and Clerk Craft Present Evidence

On the third and final day of this week’s interest arbitration session, the APWU gave evidence including a detailed job analysis of the different positions in the APWU bargaining unit and a presentation about how APWU wages compare to other skilled...

PSEs and Postal Banking Feature in Today’s Interest Arbitration

Today, APWU presented evidence on postal service expansion and a panel of Postal Support Employees gave testimony on their experience as PSEs in various postal clerk positions.

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Personal Belongings During Interim Trips for Off-Site Training

A Step 4 agreement dated March 11, 2005, between the APWU and the USPS addresses the right of postal employees who are engaged in off-site training to leave their personal belongings in their rooms during interim trips.

‘Closures’ Report Reveals Inconsistencies

Call it what you will, shuttering retail Postal Service facilities reduces public service, and the public has been watching. Late last year, the Congressional Research Service issued a report titled “Post Office and Retail Facility Closures:...

Retirees: Join the Legislative Fight!

With postal workers’ pensions and hard-earned benefits in jeopardy, it has never been more crucial for APWU retirees to become actively involved in the legislative arena.

‘Driver Safety Instructor’ Challenged

The Postal Service last year revised the driving instructor examiner (DIE) position, changing it to Driver Safety Instructor. The new position, DSI, is nothing more than a modified DIE. After reviewing the changes, we met with the USPS and we were...