As explained in Chapter 3, two interim alternating route adjustment processes were negotiated with the NALC due to the dramatic drop in mail volume. As part of the revised agreement, all line evaluation and adjustment decisions were made jointly by NALC teams and postal representatives after verification of selected data and data provided by the regular carrier. These processes have eliminated 10,119 urban transportation routes, and if route adjustments are added outside of this process, about 11,000 urban roads have been eliminated this year. President Dimondstein`s video update on our new collective agreement (union contract). Tags: Contract, CBA, Collective Agreement There are nine collective agreements with seven unions that cover approximately 550,000 professional workers. Negotiations with unions include wages, numerous benefits and conditions of employment. There are currently negotiated agreements with the nine bargaining units. The most recent agreement was prompted by the issuance in April 2009 of a decision on interest rates for postal nurses, represented by the National Postal Professional Nurses, linked to the American Postal Workers Union, AFL-CIO (APWU). Collective bargaining with two of the four main postal unions, the APWU and the National Rural Letter Carriers` Association (NRLCA), will begin in 2010. This arbitration interest panel has been convened in accordance with Section 1207 (c) 39 U. C S. of the Postal Reorganization Act of 1970 (PRA) to resolve an impasse over the terms of the next national agreement between the U.S.

Postal Service and the American Postal Postal Works Union, AFL-CIO (APWU or Union). In its decision, the group carefully considered the arguments and evidence put forward by the parties, the relevant legal provisions and their legislative history, previous interest rate decisions and the history of postal negotiations. The group welcomes the energetic and constructive role played by each side in implementing their respective positions. Note: The Operational Services Agreement was incorporated into Article 40 of the 2010-2015 national agreement. There is no longer a separate operating agreement. All You`ve Always Wanted to Know About Postal Support Employees (PSEs) – Where to Find It Neutral Arbitrator and Interest Arbitration Panel Chair Stephen Goldberg issued his binding decision on the terms of the new union contract between the American Postal Workers Union and the United States Postal Service. 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. Document Type: Joint Contract Implementation Manual (JCIM) . 2006-2010 Operating Services/Facility Services Tentative Agreement The award was the result of 20 months of preparation, local union dues, negotiations, mediation, a strong contract campaign and a well-prepared and presented arbitration procedure. 32 workers reported their work. Officers and experts have been throes for the union. A team of economists presented our case and rejected the presentations of the management of the trade union concessions. If we add the 3.4% of general salary increases, plus the well-known COLAs, the salary of a Level 6 Step O employee over the life of the agreement increases by $2,855. With three additional increases in COLA, the overall increase over the life of the agreement is expected to reach $3,600 per year, an increase of approximately $1.75 per hour.