APWU News Bulletin 14-2012, May 17, 2012 The House of Representatives voted for a 5 percent cut in postal and federal workers’ pay on May 10 by approving an increase in employees’ pension contributions. Republican members of the House provided all 218 votes in favor of the measure, while 183 Democrats and 16 Republicans opposed […]
Rep. Louie Gohmert (TX-01) spoke on the House floor concerning the United States Post Office’s decision to close one of east Texas’ postal processing facilities. He addressed the map error made by the management at the USPS.
Arriving home safely is a letter carrier’s most important delivery. That’s why the Postal Inspection Service is responding with an extra layer of security to help carriers stay safe and avoid becoming victims of street crime. In the Chicago District, that means using Postal Police Officers on street patrols. “Protecting postal employees always has been […]
Did USPS properly addressed a Postal Police Officer’s class claim allegation that she was discriminated against because the USPS does not offer self-referral counseling to its Postal Police Officers? In a complaint dated June 22, 2008, a Postal Police Officer (PPO) in USPS’s Los Angeles Post Office in Pasadena, California maintained that she was subjected […]
APWU President Cliff Guffey announced that the union and Postal Service have extended their Collective Bargaining Agreement through Tuesday, Nov. 23, at noon. The contract was scheduled to expire Nov. 20. “We do not have a new contract,” Guffey said, “but we believe there is still potential to negotiate an agreement. The union and management […]
A post office employee accused of pulling a knife on a customer will appear today in court for an arraignment hearing.Seann Taulbee, 40, of South Marshall Road in Middletown, has been charged with assault and aggravated menacing for allegedly putting a knife to the throat of Tin-jor Wong of Liberty Twp. on Saturday at the […]
According to the Federal Circuit Court of Appeals in a nonprecedential decision: Ronald Calvin was transferred from his position of Manager, Postal Police Division, EAS-21 to that of General Analyst, EAS-21. Both positions carry the same grade and basic rate of pay. The Postal Service cited loss of confidence in Mr. Calvin’s managerial abilities as […]