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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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National and Local Officers Use Media to Spread the Word on the Postal Service

(This article first appeared in the September/October 2020 issue of the American Postal Worker magazine) As the crisis facing the Postal Service began gathering large public attention in July and August, the media came to the APWU for insight on the...

APWU Members Rally with Community to Demand Congress Save the Post Office and Stop Delays

(This article first appeared in the September/October 2020 issue of the American Postal Worker magazine) In the previous issue of The American Postal Worker, we reported on the highly successful day of action on June 23 – with the delivery of two...

2020 APWU Scholarship Winners

(This article first appeared in the September/October 2020 issue of the American Postal Worker magazine) The APWU proudly presents the winners of three scholarship programs: the E.C. Hallbeck Memorial Scholarship, the Vocational Scholarship and the...

Retirement Benefit Questions

(This article first appeared in the September/October 2020 issue of the American Postal Worker magazine) What will happen to your federal retirement benefit should you resign/separate from the USPS prior to being eligible to retire depends on...

Harassment is Against the Law

(This article first appeared in the September/October 2020 issue of the American Postal Worker magazine) Harassment is a form of employment discrimination that violates Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Age Discrimination in Employment...

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