9 August 2018
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August 9, 2018 Clerk Vacancy Notice

The August 9, 2018 Clerk Vacancy Notice has been posted on the Bid Postings page of this website.

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2 August 2018
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PSEs Special Enrollment Period In USPS Health Benefits Plan

At the direction of APWU National Industrial Relations Director Vance Zimmerman, please see the information
below.

On July 30, 2018, the Postal Service notified the APWU that there will be a special enrollment period for PSEs to
enroll in the USPS Health Benefits Plan. The enrollment period will be open from August 20 2018, through October
4, 2018. Coverage will become effective on October 13, 2018.

This special enrollment is being conducted in accordance with the settlement agreement, RE: Workforce
Benefits Fund. The settlement calls for the Postal Service to make additional contributions to USPS Health Benefits
Plan for self plus one and family enrollments for PSEs. With these changes, it is necessary for the Service to offer
eligible PSEs the opportunity to enroll.

Each eligible PSE will be receiving a letter (attached) from the Postal Service giving enrollment deadlines,
enrollment methods, and plan premiums. The letter will instruct the employees to go the
https://liteblue.usps.gov/uspshbp to learn about the plan. Enrollment will be through PostalEASE via liteblue, self-service kiosks in some offices, or by calling the HRSSC at 1-877-477-3273.

This enrollment is for the USPS non-career health benefits plan and should not be confused with the APWU
Consumer Driven Option (CDO) plan. Enrollment will not be open for the APWU CDO plan during this special
enrollment.

PSEs are eligible for enrollment in the APWU CDO plan after completing their first 360-day
appointment. PSEs may enroll in the APWU CDO plan within 60-days of being appointed to a second term as a PSE
or during regular Federal Employees Health Benefits (FEHB) open season held in November and December of each
year after meeting eligibility requirements.

Fredric Jacobs
President

Click here for a pdf version of this announcement


18 July 2018
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9 July 2018
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Retirement Planning Seminar – Sunday, September 16, 2018

We have a Retirement Planning Seminar scheduled for Sunday, September 16, 2018 from 10am – 4pm to be held at the Union Office, 7901 Oakport Street, Suite 2300, Oakland,CA 94621.

The seminar instructor is Yoggi Riley.

Only APWU members are allowed to attend, and you MUST RSVP by 1:00pm Pacific on Friday, September 7, 2018.

Click here for the flyer.

 


21 June 2018
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External Tractor Trailer Operator Job Posting 10205004

External Tractor Trailer Operator Job Posting. The job posting period is 06/19/2018 – 06/25/2018. The job does require an exam.

For more information, click here for the job posting.

For future postings like this one, please see the News >> Craft News >> Motor Vehicle page.


20 June 2018
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PSEs Receive Huge Gains In Workforce Benefits Fund Agreement

PSE Members,

APWU HQ issued the message below today. Fredric Jacobs, President, Local 78

On June 13, 2018 the APWU and the Postal Service reached agreement on additional benefits for PSEs. This agreement came out of the APWU’s dispute over a fund that was set up as part of the 2010 National Agreement first for PSE Health care then for additional PSE benefits. The APWU took its dispute over the Postal Service’s failure to use the fund for its intended purposes to arbitration. The APWU’s persuasive case brought the Postal Service to the table, and President Dimondstein after long negotiations and looking at every possible option under the memo negotiated pay, hour and additional benefits for PSEs consistent with the original purposes of the fund.

[To see the full Update & Agreement, please click on the PDF document below.]

Click here for PDF Agreement document

For future postings like this one, please see the Resources >> The PSE Zone.


19 June 2018
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Cancellation of Retirement Seminar


10 June 2018
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Retirement Planning Seminar – Sunday, June 24, 2018

We have a Retirement Planning Seminar scheduled for Sunday, June 24, 2018 from 10am – 4pm to be held at the Union Office, 7901 Oakport Street, Suite 2300, Oakland,CA 94621.

Only APWU members are allowed to attend, and you MUST RSVP by 1:00pm Pacific on June 18, 2018.

Click here for the flyer.

 


8 June 2018
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June 8 2018 Clerk Vacancy Notice

The June 8, 2018 Clerk Vacancy Notice has been posted on the Bid Postings page of this website.

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31 May 2018
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The Oakland Post Office has received approval to hire Tractor Trailer Operators (TTOs)

The Oakland Post Office has received approval to hire Tractor Trailer Operators (TTOs) at the Oakland P&DC. The job posting period is 05/30/2018 – 06/04/2018.

For more information, click here for the job posting.

For future postings like this one, please see the News >> Craft News >> Motor Vehicle page.