It also will give mobility to unassigned full-time employees and to part-time flexibles who are converted, he said. These rights have become known as the Weingarten rights.
You will also receive a certificate for a free ,000 Accidental Death and Dismemberment Insurance policy (up to age 80), a continuing subscription to The American Postal Worker magazine, and access to the Members Only pages on the APWU Web site. Once youve asked for union representation, any attempt by management to continue asking questions before a union representative gets there is ILLEGAL.
Click here for a kit [PDF] that further describes these and the many other great benefits that come with being an APWU Retirees Department member. If supervisors pressure you by telling you that "youre only making things worse for yourself" by asking for union representation, thats against the law too.
Joining the APWU Retirees Department is also a great way to stay in touch with old friends and make new ones! Employers will often assert that the only role of a union representative in an investigatory interview is to observe the discussion.
The APWU and USPS signed a major settlement July 9 that resolves a long-standing dispute over custodial staffing and results in the conversion to career of all Maintenance Craft Postal Support Employees, Maintenance Craft Director Steve Raymer has announced.
(03/24/14) An important March 20 agreement between the APWU and USPS outlines a procedure for filling residual vacancies in the Clerk, Maintenance and Motor Vehicle Crafts, and will result in the conversion of Postal Support Employees to career status and the conversion of Part-Time Flexible Clerks to full-time, APWU President Mark Dimondstein has announced.
The APWU is working to gather the resources to help employees, locals, and state organizations preserve and enhance living wage jobs and good public service for our communities.Maintenance craft officers recently settled an important dispute, stipulating that the Postal Service cannot declare an installation non-maintenance capable and then use the designation to justify excessing Maintenance Craft employees who work on Building Equipment.The work at issue was primarily that of Building Equipment Mechanics (BEMs), although occasionally the duties are performed by other occupational groups, such as Level 7 Maintenance Mechanics (MM-7s) and Level 5 Building Maintenance Custodians.This clever innovation makes it possible to find that special someone without leaving your home to do it. Save your hard-earned cash for that special someone when you find them.With adult dating sites you can literally meet someone like yourself, but do it online.