Bargaining Unit Work

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APWU Web News Article 030-2014

Article 1.6.B ‘Global Settlement’

Finally! USPS Provides Documentation

02/18/2014 - Ten months after the APWU won an arbitration case protesting violations of the Collective Bargaining Agreement, the USPS has provided the APWU with documentation — thousands and thousands of pages of documentation — necessary to determine the remedy, announced Director of Industrial Relations Tony McKinnon Sr.

APWU Web News Article 119-2013

Union Wins ‘Global Settlement’ Remedy Case

Clerks in Small Offices to Receive Back Pay If Supervisors Worked in Excess of Limits in Contract

10/17/2013 - In a decision issued Oct. 16, Arbitrator Shyam Das ruled that APWU members are entitled to retroactive pay for time postmasters or supervisors performed craft duties in excess of limits outlined in the Collective Bargaining Agreement. “This decision is an important victory for the APWU,” said Director of Industrial Relations Mike Morris. “We have fought long and hard to protect jobs and increase work hours for clerks, especially in small offices. This decision will result in back pay for union members who were denied work opportunities as a result of contract violations. I hope postal managers take note of the cost of their failure to honor the contract,” he added.

APWU Web News Article 038-2013

Enforcing the Award

04/01/2013 - The 2010-2015 Collective Bargaining Agreement and a ruling of Arbitrator Shyam Das impose strict limits on the amount of bargaining unit work postmasters and supervisors may perform.