APWU Prevails on Management Court Challenge to Victorious Arbitration Award on Union Leave for Political Activity.

In August of 2018, Arbitrator Stephen Goldberg struck down the Postal Service’s unilateral implementation of changes to ELM Section 510 and to PS-Form 3971 regarding union leave for political activity such as in relation to voter registration and...

MVS Challenges Zero Base Review

(This article first appeared in the March/April 2021 issue of the American Postal Worker magazine) The APWU initiated a National Dispute on January 29, 2021, challenging the Postal Service’s National Zero Base review program and Transportation...

Arbitrator Sustains APWU’s Position on Clerk Craft Jurisdiction over Parcel Sorting Work

(This article first appeared in the January/February 2021 issue of the American Postal Worker magazine) On December 1, 2020, Arbitrator Sharnoff issued a decision confirming Clerk Craft jurisdiction over operation of the Small Parcel Sorting System...

Taking the MVS Craft Forward One Step at a Time

(This article first appeared in the September/October 2020 issue of the American Postal Worker magazine) The MVS Craft continues to grow. It is by no accident that our craft is taking positive strides. The struggles the Craft has faced over the...

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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