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    Moving Forward

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    By Apwu133,

    (This article first appeared in the Sept-Oct 2017 issue of the American Postal Worker magazine)

    By Maintenance Craft Directors 

    The Maintenance Division had a productive first half of 2017.

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    Moving Forward

    Apwu133
    By Apwu133,

    (This article first appeared in the Sept-Oct 2017 issue of the American Postal Worker magazine)

    By Maintenance Craft Directors 

    The Maintenance Division had a productive first half of 2017.

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    Fake News

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    By Apwu133,

    (This article first appeared in the Sept-Oct 2017 issue of the American Postal Worker magazine)  How_to_Spot_Fake_News.jpg

    During and after the 2016 Election, the term “fake news” became widely used in American political conversations. Politifact.com, a fact-checking website, defines fake news as, “made-up stuff, masterfully manipulated to look like credible journalistic reports that are easily spread online to large audiences willing to believe the fictions and spread the word.”

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    Fake News

    Apwu133
    By Apwu133,

    (This article first appeared in the Sept-Oct 2017 issue of the American Postal Worker magazine)  How_to_Spot_Fake_News.jpg

    During and after the 2016 Election, the term “fake news” became widely used in American political conversations. Politifact.com, a fact-checking website, defines fake news as, “made-up stuff, masterfully manipulated to look like credible journalistic reports that are easily spread online to large audiences willing to believe the fictions and spread the word.”

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    USPS Concedes that Schedule Examiner Work is Bargaining Unit Work

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    By Apwu133,

    (This article first appeared in the Sept-Oct 2017 issue of the American Postal Worker magazine)

    By Motor Vehicle Service Craft Directors 

    As we mentioned in a previous article, the union put its case for preserving the Schedule Examiner Vehicle Runs position before Arbitrator Shyam Das on Feb. 27 as the first case on the docket this year. As a long-standing issue, we considered this case an important step in preserving skilled Motor Vehicle Service work. It was the union’s position that the Postal Service was in violation of Article 1.6 of the National Agreement by assigning work normally performed by the Schedule Examiner to supervisory and Executive and Administrative Schedule employees; the Postal Service took the position that the case should be bifurcated on the grounds of arbitrability.

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    USPS Concedes that Schedule Examiner Work is Bargaining Unit Work

    Apwu133
    By Apwu133,

    (This article first appeared in the Sept-Oct 2017 issue of the American Postal Worker magazine)

    By Motor Vehicle Service Craft Directors 

    As we mentioned in a previous article, the union put its case for preserving the Schedule Examiner Vehicle Runs position before Arbitrator Shyam Das on Feb. 27 as the first case on the docket this year. As a long-standing issue, we considered this case an important step in preserving skilled Motor Vehicle Service work. It was the union’s position that the Postal Service was in violation of Article 1.6 of the National Agreement by assigning work normally performed by the Schedule Examiner to supervisory and Executive and Administrative Schedule employees; the Postal Service took the position that the case should be bifurcated on the grounds of arbitrability.

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    'Ongoing, Willful, Contractual Violations'

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    By Apwu133,

    (This article first appeared in the Sept-Oct 2017 issue of the American Postal Worker magazine)

    By Clerk Craft Directors

    The APWU won another important victory in a national arbitration case regarding violations of POStPlan agreements.

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    'Ongoing, Willful, Contractual Violations'

    Apwu133
    By Apwu133,

    (This article first appeared in the Sept-Oct 2017 issue of the American Postal Worker magazine)

    By Clerk Craft Directors

    The APWU won another important victory in a national arbitration case regarding violations of POStPlan agreements.

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