Mike Morris, Director
Updated Joint Contract
Interpretation Manual Now Available
(07/23/12) The newly updated Joint Contract Interpretation Manual (JCIM) is now available, Industrial Relations Director Mike Morris has announced. The APWU and USPS finalized the 2012 JCIM on July 13. The new JCIM is intended to be a resource for the local administration of the Collective Bargaining Agreement. It provides mutually-agreed to explanations of how to apply the contract to the issues addressed. [read more]
here for a copy of the 2012 JCIM [PDF].
Note: The JCIM was updated July 25 at 4:30 p.m. to correct pages 121-122. If you downloaded the previous version, please replace it with this revised version.
2007 Joint Contract Interpretation Manual
(08/24/07) An updated version of the the 2007 Joint Contract Interpretation Manual (JCIM) is now available. The 2007 JCIM update was agreed to by the parties on June 29, 2007. The JCIM is intended to be a resource for the administration of the National Agreement. Jointly prepared by the APWU and the USPS, the JCIM provides a mutually agreed to explanation of how to apply the contract to the issues addressed. When a dispute arises, the parties should first go to the JCIM to determine whether the dispute is addressed and, if it is, the parties are required to resolve the dispute in accordance with this manual.
The following revisions were made:
Printed copies of the 2007 JCIM can be purchased for $4 through the APWU Store.