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This union learned that four mail handlers have accepted transfer to the Queens facility; they are; Renee-Darby March, Noel Siley, Ronda Strong and Collen Watson.
It is our understanding that these employees will report to the Queens facility this Monday 10.23.2017 and I believe at 2pm; work schedule to be determined.
To be reminded; the above volunteers are taking the place of junior employees and/or are the junior employees that would have been excessed from the facility. Mid Island is an impacted facility and at this time [subject to change] Mid Island is earmarked to excess out of the facility 17 mail handlers. However, seniority for this transfer shall be determined by the contract where; National Contract 12.6C5b9; Any senior employee in the same occupational group in the same installation may elect to be reassigned to the gaining installation and take the seniority of the senior full-time employee subject to involuntary reassignment. Such... [Read More]
Please find an excellent award on information requests. The union sent the Postal Service a request for information seeking information on Mail Handler Assistant’s test scores. The union wanted to validate the Service’s ranking order to ensure that MHA’s are properly ranked in seniority order. The Service denied our request and argued that the union is not entitled to such information for a variety of reason but most importantly privacy. The union argued that most often we receive restricted information, but such classification does not prohibit the union from requesting or obtaining such information; as such, the Service violated the National Agreement. The arbitrator agreed and awarded a cease and desist remedy, and such requested information must be provided. Good reading...
16443 Tour one; Grievant underwent surgery and to cover the absences the employee applied for Advance Sick Leave of 240 hours or 30 days. The Service approved the request, but short changed the employee and granted him only 160 hours because the employee had sufficient annual leave, therefore, the remaining time used by the employee for recuperation went to annual leave. Union argues that in spite of his annual leave the Service violated handbook ELM and as such; request that the sick leave requested be granted and his annual leave be restored. Issue resolved, the annual leave used shall be restored.
17056 Tour three; Grievant on limited duty was denied an opportunity to work her holiday-Presidents Day, because of her limited duty status. Issue resolved, the employee shall receive a lump sum of $120.
15 cases filed on Tour one; in these many cases the union argued that Postal Management from Senior Managers, to Supervisors and to Acting Supervisors... [Read More]