06/05/2012 - The APWU resolved a nagging problem on May 24, when the USPS issued instructions to managers in the field [PDF] notifying them that they must re-establish uniform allowances for eligible Clerk Craft and Motor Vehicle Craft employees who hold Non-Traditional Full-Time assignments (NTFT).
APWU Warns Members:
01/13/2012 - The APWU is warning union members of risks associated with a management campaign to encourage career Clerk, Maintenance and Motor Vehicle Craft employees to volunteer for reassignments to the Letter Carrier Craft.
10/06/2011 - The APWU and the USPS have agreed to a set of Questions and Answers regarding Non-Traditional Full-Time (NTFT) duty assignments.
09/23/2011 - The Motor Vehicle Service Division of the APWU has received from the USPS a list of 330 new duty assignments [PDF] that will be converted from Highway Contract Routes (HCR) to the Postal Vehicle Service (PVS).
08/30/2011 - In accordance with the 2010-2015 Collective Bargaining Agreement, the USPS has agreed to establish 740 new assignments in Vehicle Maintenance Facilities. A list [PDF | XLS] provided to the union on Aug. 30 specifies the locations for the new positions and indicates whether they are Level 8, 9, or 10 Automotive Technician or Lead Technician positions.
08/25/2011 - Thousands of Part-Time Flexibles and Part-Time Regulars in the Clerk and Motor Vehicle Crafts will be converted to regular Aug. 27 under the terms of the 2010-2015 Collective Bargaining Agreement.
08/18/2011 - The APWU initiated four Step 4 disputes on Aug. 17, 2011, protesting violations of the 2010-2015 Collective Bargaining Agreement.
07/06/2011 - The July-August edition of The American Postal Worker magazine listed incorrect dates for this year’s All-Craft Conference.
03/31/2011 - Managers who are relying on an alleged hiring freeze to justify their refusal to convert MVS part-time flexible employees to full-time are in violation of the Collective Bargaining Agreement.
03/14/2011 - The American Postal Workers Union and the U.S. Postal Service have reached a tentative agreement on a new contract, union President Cliff Guffey announced today.
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