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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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What You Need to Know About Mammograms

(This article first appeared in the September/October 2020 issue of the American Postal Worker magazine) Membership in an APWU Health Plan has you covered! Although the fight against the novel COVID-19 virus continues to dominate the news cycle,...

New Policies are an Organizing Opportunity

(This article first appeared in the September/October 2020 issue of the American Postal Worker magazine) As concerned postal workers, we have been hearing a lot about delaying-mail policies, reduction in hours, gutting automation and the end of...

Disability Rates of Veterans with Dependents

(This article first appeared in the September/October 2020 issue of the American Postal Worker magazine) Although most veterans are aware that they are entitled to compensation for their service-connected disability, many are unaware that the amount...

Upcoming Webinars *Updated 9/22*

The Industrial Relations Department will be holding a series of Webinars during the months of September and October for national and local leaders, stewards, support staff, and members. Four webinars will be held on the following topics: September...

Update on National Arbitration “End of Day” Case

In the July/August 2020 issue of the American Postal Worker magazine, the Clerk Craft reported that the remedy settlement hearing for the Article 1.6.B “End of Day” button (PMEOD) case was scheduled for August 12-13. However, the Postal Service...

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