Author Archives: Rob Stahl

Article on the passing of renowned Actor Ed Asner

At our last Union meeting, I was asked to share this article about a great Union activist, Ed Asner. Read the article below: SAG-AFTRA Mourns the Passing of Former SAG President Ed Asner | SAG-AFTRA (sagaftra.org)

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National Negotiations

Contract was set to run out at midnight last night. However, it has been exended. Read more by clicking the link: Negotiations Update: APWU and USPS “Stop the Clock” to Continue Bargaining for a New Contract | American Postal Workers … Continue reading

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Several Updates

I have updated the seniority lists for the P&DC, since last Saturday, due to a large number of conversions, both PSE & Career lists have changed. They are hiring a bunch of new PSE’s over the next couple weeks, o … Continue reading

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Union Meeting Tonight

I am making available some of the items that will be mentioned tonight at the Online Zoom meeting. If any member would like an invite to our Zoom Union meetings, please email me at Rob@apwulocal215.com. Click the links below to … Continue reading

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Updated (Extended) EFEL Guidance

Another letter has been issued extending management’s guidance for approving leave based on the Emergency Federal Employee Leave Act…. You can download it below. Download Here

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Updated EFEL Guidance (and lack thereof)

Unfortunately, OPM has not yet provided guidelines for EFEL, as was anticipated. Thus, as a result, the USPS at the headquarters level has put out the attached document, dated March 30, 2021, as follow up to the two prior Tulino … Continue reading

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Covid related MOU’s extended, and more

Please see the attached documents. President Dimondstein signed extensions on the COVID MOUs through June 4, 2021. Also attached is the extension of the liberal leave policy. He also signed extensions on the annual leave carryover which will allow 520 … Continue reading

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New EFEL News

The APWU has received more information regarding the Emergency Federal Employees Leave. Attached is the most recent document from the USPS that was sent from VP Doug Tulino on the Emergency Federal Employee Leave. This is a USPS created document, … Continue reading

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EFEL Update

Further Guidance has been shared… it is as follows: American Rescue Plan Act  Update on Emergency Federal Employee Leave (EFEL)   Multiple questions have submitted regarding the recently passed stimulus bill known as the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 … Continue reading

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EFEL Update

Regarding the Emergency Federal Employees Leave discussed below in a previous post, the only update I have at this time is that this law does not require employees to exhaust their sick or annual leave as a prerequisite to EFEL. … Continue reading

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