Happy New Year!!

It’s not quite the new year, as it is December 28, 2020… but who is not in a hurry to get this year over with? I for one am done with 2020. Bring on a new year.

Good news for PSE Clerks in the 2 plants. Our national president, on Christmas eve, signed an MOU with the Post Office. Item # 1 in the MOU states, “The Postal Service will convert 5,524 PSEs to career status in 192 installations as identified by the Postal Service, consistent with the attached table. The conversions will occur no later than March 13, 2021.”  The “attached table” the item refers to shows that 33 PSE Clerks at the Jefferson Rd P&DC, and 8 PSE Clerks at the Lyell Rd NWP&DC, will be converted by March 13, 2021.  Congratulations to all of them as they will now have career jobs with career wages and benefits.

Many Coronavirus related MOU’s have been extended, most until March 26, 2021. The Liberal leave and change of schedule MOU is one of them.  The FFCRA has not been extended, or renewed, at this time. That relief is in the hands of Congress. I am hopeful that it will be renewed shortly into the New Year. It runs out December 31, 2020. We shall see what happens.

Local Union meetings will continue to be held over Zoom, the next one being January 21, 2021. Any member that would like an invite needs to send an email to me at Rob@apwulocal215.com and I will send you an invite to the meeting.

Please, everyone, wear your masks, and protect yourself and others… Dr. Fauci and President-elect Biden agree, the immediate future will be bad as Covid-19 cases increase due to the Holidays… Stay Safe!!!

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LMOUs have been added/available for viewing or download

It didn’t take nearly as long as I expected; I was able to upload all the LMOUs, create the list and add the links in a relatively short amount of time. As I get time i will add more to the website and hopefully be able to do frequent updates.

Tomorrow I plan on meeting with P&DC in-plant support regarding a few changes to residual vacancies, that should be going up on the next posting. They are proposing to remove express fill-in from a couple bids and make some other changes. We’ll see how that goes.

Stay Tuned

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The reset worked!!

So I wiped out the old website and it appears I am once again able to re-create and update the new one. With all the things on my to-do list, I will try to make this one as high a priority as possible, as I know more and more people get their news from the web, and I have been unable to send out proper newsletters lately.  I will start on getting the newly signed LMOU’s up, and reporting as often as I can on latest happenings in our local. Stay tuned!

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Refresh of database

I refreshed the database to attempt to fix some errors in being able to publish new content… stay tuned…..

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