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President Bertolone on American Workforce Podcast

Click on the following link to listen to the podcast that includes an interview with APWU Local 215’s former President, Jim Bertolone… Privatizing postal services will create tremendous barriers for postal unions. – America’s Work Force RadioAmerica’s Work Force Radio … Continue reading

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Tentative Agreement Summary

Terms of the 2021-2024 Tentative Collective Bargaining Agreement Three-year contract: September 21, 2021 through September 20, 2024 General Annual Wage Increases and Cost of Living Allowances (COLA) 1.3% November 20, 2021 (Will be Retroactive) 1.3% November 19, 2022 1.3% November … Continue reading

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Union Meeting Thursday 10/21/2021

For everyone’s information: Union meetings are in person now… and masks are required only for those not vaccinated at the IBEW Union Hall on East River Rd. If you need directions and do not know how to utilize Google, feel … Continue reading

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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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