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17456 and 17461 Arbitrator Chin Denying Holiday Pay; in these cases the Union argued that these employees on Thanksgiving Day called in leave without pay due to the unexpected illness. Because of their unexpected illness it rose to an emergency which qualifies them for Holiday pay; previously, the Service denied the employees holiday pay. The cases were heard in front of Arbitrator Chin where the arbitrator denied the cases because their call in did not rise to an extreme emergency as provided for under the National Agreement Section 11.6C.
Please to announce that long time employees Gary Miller tour two [12.1984] and Jacklyn Turpin tour one [12.2006] both shall retire effective 9.28.2018. I wish both members the very best in their retirement years.
18237,18236 and 18232A; in these Grievances the Union argued that PIV’s operators are performing higher level work [dispatching mails] outside their bid area, such being, Robot and AFC. The union argued that management must utilize employees in the immediate work area for the higher level work, and if there are no takers in the area, management must go to the tour list for available and qualified employees; step two decision agrees to the higher level pecking order. For more information on this issue contact your steward.
18239 Tour two; in this issue some employees from the FSS area were being excessed to other areas, such as the East deck and the APBS machine without given the senior excessed employee the option to choose a particular section. The LMOU S-A states that if there is more than one section that will be gaining the excessed employees, those employees shall be given the choice of which section they will choose to work by seniority order. Management agrees... [Read More]
In our last bid cycle 177617 effective August 18, 2018 there were fourteen  no successful bidders, including there are currently no unassigned mail handlers. As such, in order to fill the open jobs the Service will converts MHA’s and under the National Agreement MOU Transfers-B page 170, in addition to MHA conversions the Service will accept eReassigns.
Therefore, effective Saturday September 29, 2018 the Service will convert 10 MHA’s to full time and accept 4 eReassigns to fill open jobs. It should be noted that the open jobs will be offered to MHA’s in seniority preference order and it’s advisable that MHA’s select all 14 jobs, unsuccessful unassigned MHA’s will be given a job. Any questions contact your steward.
Nonetheless congratulations to all converted mail handler assistants…