President Dimondstein`s video update on our new collective agreement (union contract). Instead of pre-hearings, on 4 September 2019, the parties submitted detailed and informative opening statements and exhibits in which they outlined what each considered important issues and how the panel should rule on these issues. Between September 4 and November 15, 2019, the panel held 13 days of trials in Washington, D.C. during which the two sides presented three numerous witnesses and exhibits. The transcript of the testimony is more than 2500 pages long and is supplemented by written testimony, presentations from lawyers and more than 240 exhibits. Hearings were submitted on December 16, 2019. Just three days after Adjudicator Goldberg issued an interest rate arbitration on the new 2018-2021 union contract, the National APWU is pleased to be able to release the entire contract with all appropriate contractual updates for use by store managers, stewards and members. If you still can`t find what you`re looking for, please email communications@apwu.org. As part of the 2018 national agreement, the following adjustments were made to the tune of $998.00: . “We know how important it is to get your full union contract into the hands of local unions, government organizations and your membership as soon as possible,” said Mark Dimondstein, APWU President.

“I would like to congratulate Industrial Relations Director Vance Zimmerman and his team for working around the clock since we received the award for taking control of the entire product in record time.” Improvements to USPS payments for PES health insurance premiums, obtained under a claim plan on June 13, 2018, will be included in the collective agreement. In particular, the post office will contribute 65% of the total premium under the USPS non-career health plan for family coverage and self-insurance during the first year of employment of a PES. And then 75% of the total premium for yourself plus a s or family insurance. The PES`s share of premiums can be based on an upstream tax. The Post Office will continue to contribute 75% of the total premium for PSEs who choose the APWU CONSUMER training plan in FEHB. The national agreement between the Post Office and the APWU in 2015 expired on 20 September 2018. Despite extensive negotiations and mediation between the 39 United States.C.