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Clerk Craft Prepares For National Arbitrations in December on Two Important Issues

The Clerk Craft has been preparing for arbitration hearings in December that will cover two issues – 1) the Postmaster End of Day (PMEOD) button remedy case, and 2) an RI-399 issue regarding the craft jurisdiction for the Advanced Facer Canceller...

Penalty Overtime Exclusion Period, New Leave Year

Reminder, in accordance with Article 8, sections 4 and 5, of the Collective Bargaining Agreement, penalty overtime rules are not applicable for a consecutive four-week period each year during December.  This year, the December period begins November...

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Make a Difference and Save Your Postal Job on Election Day

(This article first appeared in the September/October 2020 issue of the American Postal Worker magazine) Currently, we have a U.S. President and many Senators who want to impose enormous financial burdens on the USPS. We have a President who is...

How COVID-19 is Affecting Union Elections

(This article first appeared in the September/October 2020 issue of the American Postal Worker magazine) COVID-19 has impacted APWU’s local and state elections, which were scheduled to take place throughout the months of the pandemic. As a result,...

APWU Initiating Step 4 National Dispute Regarding DeJoy Retail Office Closures

(This article first appeared in the September/October 2020 issue of the American Postal Worker magazine) Recently, management at retail post offices throughout the country unilaterally posted signage on the entrances of their facilities stating...

Vote by Mail: The Postal Service Can Handle It

(This article first appeared in the September/October 2020 issue of the American Postal Worker magazine) Mail-in voter fraud is a conspiracy. The real problem is voter suppression. With the Nov. 3 election fast approaching, fighting voter...

USPS Planning to Reduce AFCS, DBCS, AFSM100, and FSS in its Mail Processing Facilities

(This article first appeared in the September/October 2020 issue of the American Postal Worker magazine) Please be advised that pursuant to Article 15, Sections 2 and 4, of the Collective Bargaining Agreement, the APWU is initiating a Step 4 Dispute...

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