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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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Faster Decisions for Veterans

The Fully Developed Claims (FDC) program is an optional new initiative being offered by the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to provide faster, more accurate decisions to veterans, U.S. service members and survivors who are applying for...

OIG ‘Fraud’ Campaign

Who’s scamming who? The USPS Office of Inspector General recently launched a “Workers’ Compensation Fraud Campaign.” In typical OIG fashion, one of its strategies involves demonizing injured workers by having an actor posing as a postal employee...

Driver Selection, Orientation, Familiarization & Certification

USPS Memo [PDF] to District Managers of Customer Service & Sales, dated Jan. 27, 1994, and cover letter to APWU. DIEs will continue to perform their duties, despite large-scale abolishments in 1994.

Premium Conversion Legislation for Retirees

On July 16 - more than three years after the legislation was first introduced - the House Civil Service and Agency Reorganization Subcommittee approved Rep. Tom Davis' (R-VA) bill to allow federal and military retirees to pay health care premiums...

Excessing Dispute: Separation of Casuals, Regardless of Craft, Appealed to Arbitration

The APWU has appealed to national-level arbitration a dispute over the Postal Service's obligation to separate all casuals, regardless of craft, to the extent that it will minimize the impact of excessing on regular (full-time or part-time) work...