Maintenance Defines Custodial Staffing in POStPlan Clusters

On June 30, Arbitrator Stephen Goldberg issued a national award for Case No. Q10T-4Q-C 15206030 concerning custodial staffing in POStPlan office clusters (a group of postal facilities consisting of at least one Remotely Managed Post Office [RMPO]...

MVO/TTO Qualification Standards Settlement

(This article first appeared in the July-August 2017 issue of The American Postal Worker magazine) By Motor Vehicle Service Craft Directors  The APWU and the Postal Service finalized a settlement on May 9, 2017 resolving national case A19V20021,...

USPS Private Contractor Pleads Guilty to Fraud

On March 16, 2017, Beam Bros. Trucking, Inc., a private trucking company, was indicted on multiple counts of fraud and abuse in their capacity as a Highway Contract Route (HCR) operator for the USPS.  

Lawsuit Against Arbitration Award Dismissed

(This article first appeared in the March-April 2017 issue of The American Postal Worker magazine.) By MVS Craft Directors  The National Star Route Mail Contractors Association’s lawsuit against the Postal Service over the American Postal Workers...

USPS Testing New Machine to Automate Craft Work

(This article first appeared in the March-April 2017 issue of The American Postal Worker magazine.) By Maintenance Craft Directors  The new year certainly started with a bang! while we are, of course, very proud of the efforts of the Maintenance...

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