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fi nitions ............................................................ 1

1

MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING

BETWEEN THE

UNITED STATES POSTAL SERVICE

AND THE

AMERICAN POSTAL WORKERS UNION, AFL-CIO

RE: LMOU FOR OFFICES WITHOUT A LOCAL

UNION STRUCTURE

I. PREAMBLE

This Local Memorandum of Understanding (LMOU)

was discussed and developed by the parties pursuant

to the MOU Re: LMOUs for Of

Union Structure, agreed upon in the 2006 National

Agreement. It is entered into by and between the

United States Postal Service (Employer) and the

American Postal Workers Union (Union) and shall

become effective thirty (30) days from the date signed

by the parties and will extend through the life of the

2006-2010 National Agreement.

II. DEFINITIONS

A “local union structure” is de

union local acknowledged by the Union at the national

level, with established of

not limited to, a local president, local vice-president,

secretary-treasurer and properly certi

steward(s).

fi ces Without a Localfi ned as a charteredfi cer structure, including butfi ed shop

2

Ill. APPLICABILITY

This model LMOU shall be applicable to of

the United States Postal Service, wherever located

throughout the nation, where:

1. there is no local union structure; and

2 there are APWU represented employees.

This model LMOU shall not supercede existing

LMOUs currently in effect, unless the local Employer

and State President or National Business Agent

agrees to replace their current LMOU with this model

LMOU. If both parties do not agree to replace the

existing LMOU, then the existing LMOU shall stand for

the duration of the 2006 National Agreement.

fi ces of

3

1. Additional Or Longer Wash Up Periods

(Item 1)

Wash-up time, if applicable, will be administered

in accordance with Article 8.9 of the National

Agreement.

2. Guidelines For Curtailment OR Termination of

Postal Operations (Item 3)

When the decision has been reached to curtail or

terminate postal operations, to the extent possible,

the Employer will notify the Regional APWU

Coordinator or designee of this determination.

The Regional APWU Coordinator or designee

will provide the installation head in writing with

the name and contact information, as soon as

practicable.

3. Formulation Of Local Leave Program

(Item 4)

The local leave program shall be administered in

accordance with Article 10 of the 2006 National

Agreement and Section 510 of the Employee and

Labor Relations Manual (ELM).

4

4. The Duration of The Choice Vacation Period(s)

(Item 5) and Determination Of The Maximum

Number Of Employees Who Shall Receive

Leave Each Week During The Choice Vacation

Period (Item 9)

a. The maximum number of days off during

choice vacation is governed by Article 10,

Sections 3.D.1 and D.2 of the 2006 National

Agreement.

b. A choice vacation calendar will be placed on

the employees’ bulletin board no later than

February 1.

c. Choice vacation selections shall be made

by seniority, among all APWU represented

bargaining unit employees.

d. Choice vacation period shall be from April 1

through November 30.

e. February 15, shall be the

employees to submit their request(s) for

choice vacation period(s). If the employee

desires a copy of the approved leave request,

the employee must submit the request in

duplicate.

fi nal date for

5

f. For choice vacation selections only, one (1)

APWU represented bargaining unit employee

will be allowed off each week during the

choice vacation selection period.

g. In order to maintain the ef

operations and to ensure that APWU

represented bargaining unit employees are

afforded maximum opportunity for choice

vacation selections, consistent with Paragraph

4.a above, the APWU and the USPS agree to

back

bargaining unit employees by utilizing the

following pecking order:

1. Quali

employees at the straight-time rate of pay,

in the installation;

2. APWU bargaining unit employees at

the straight-time rate of pay from other

installations pursuant to the Hub Clerk

MOU, if practical;

3. Postmaster Relief (PMR) from other

installations. Note that PMR usage, in this

instance is for the sole purpose of annual

leave coverage during the choice vacation

period and in this limited circumstance

only, may be utilized to work the window

operations. This agreement cannot be

fi ciency of itsfi ll, if deemed necessary, for vacationingfi ed APWU bargaining unit

6

cited in any forum as a basis for arguing

that the PMR position or PMR work is

within or should be within the bargaining

unit and does not in any way change

the de

Section 419.3, modify the national award

in Case No. Q94C-4Q-C 96081517,

acknowledge the duties assigned are

bargaining unit work nor acknowledge

that the PMR position should be in the

bargaining unit.

h. The installation head/designee shall post the

approved vacation schedule no later than

March 1.

i. Upon request, the installation head/designee

will provide the APWU Regional Coordinator/

designee with a copy of the completed

vacation planning schedule.

fi nition of PMR as outlined in ELM

5. The Determination Of The Beginning Day Of

An Employee’s Vacation Period (Item 6)

The choice vacation period shall start on the

day of the employee’s basic work week pursuant

to Section 10.3.E of the 2006 National Agreement.

Exceptions may be granted by agreement among

the employee, the union representative and the

Employer.

fi rst

7

6. Whether Employees At Their Option May

Request Two Selections During The Choice

Vacation Period, In Units Of Either 5 Or 10

Days (Item 7)

Employees may request two selections during the

Choice Vacation Period in units of

(10) days or one selection of

pursuant to Section 10.3.D of the 2006 National

Agreement. The total leave approved cannot

exceed the ten or

fi ve (5) and tenfi fteen (15) days,fi fteen days above.

7. Whether Jury Duty And Attendance At National

Or State Conventions Shall Be Charged To The

Choice Vacation Period (Item 8), and Annual

Leave To Attend Union Activities Requested

Prior To Determination Of Choice Vacation

Schedule Is Part Of The Total Choice Vacation

Plan (Item 20)

a. Pursuant to Section 10.3.F of the 2006

National Agreement, an employee who is

called for jury duty during the employee’s

scheduled choice vacation period or who

attends a National, State or Regional

Convention (Assembly) during the choice

vacation period is eligible for another period

provided this does not deprive any other

employee of

vacation and does not interfere with the needs

of the service.

fi rst choice for scheduled

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b. Annual leave approved to attend other union

activities prior to the granting of Choice

Vacation Period will be charged to the Choice

Vacation Period.

8. The Procedures For Submission Of

Applications For Annual Leave During Other

Than The Choice Vacation Period (Item 12)

The remainder of the employee’s accrued annual

leave may be granted at other times during the

year, as requested by the employee, if approved

by the installation head/designee.

9. Light Duty Assignments (Items 15, 16, 17)

Light duty will be administered in accordance with

Article 13 of the 2006 National Agreement.

10. Overtime Desired List (Item 14)

Overtime Desired List (OTDL) shall be established

in accordance with Article 8 of the 2006 National

Agreement.

9

11. Employee Parking (Item 19)

If available and authorized by the installation

head, non-designated vehicle parking spaces may

be utilized by APWU bargaining unit employees,

on a

fi rst come, fi rst served basis.

12. Seniority, Reassignments and Posting

(Item 22)

When it is necessary to change, abolish and/

or revert a duty assignment, the installation

head/designee shall notify the APWU Regional

Coordinator/designee, in writing of this

determination.

This LMOU for MAL of

2010.

fi ces expires on November 20,

10

IMPLEMENTATION AGREEMENT

BETWEEN THE

UNITED STATES POSTAL SERVICE

AND THE

AMERICAN POSTAL WORKERS UNION

RE: LMOU FOR OFFICES WITHOUT A LOCAL

UNION STRUCTURE

The parties agree that for the purposes of initial

implementation of the LMOU for of

union structure dated January 25, 2008, the following

dates apply for 2008 only:

• Item 4.b will be changed to March 1

• Item 4.e will be changed to March 15

• Item 4.h will be changed to April 1

This MOU is intended for calendar year 2008 only and

will expire on April 2, 2008.

fi ces without a local

11

 

III. Applicability .......................................................... 1

1. Additional or Longer Wash Up Periods

(Item 1) ................................................................. 3

2. Guidelines for Curtailment OR Termination

of Postal Operations (Item 3) ............................... 3

3. Formulation of Local Leave Program

(Item 4) ................................................................ 3

4. The Duration of the Choice Vacation Period(s)

(Item 5) and Determination of the Maximum

Number of Employees Who Shall Receive

Leave Each Week During the Choice

Vacation Period (Item 9)....................................... 4

5. The Determination of the Beginning Day of

an Employee’s Vacation Period (Item 6) .............. 6

6. Whether Employees at their Option May

Request Two Selections During the Choice

Vacation Period, in Units of Either 5 or 10

Days (Item 7) ....................................................... 7

7. Whether Jury Duty and Attendance at

National or State Conventions Shall be

Charged to the Choice Vacation Period

(Item 8); and Annual Leave to Attend

Union Activities Requested Prior to the

Determination of Choice Vacation Schedule

is Part of the Total Choice Vacation Plan

(Item 20) ............................................................... 7

 

ii

 

LOCAL MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING For Office Without a Local Union Structure

8. The Procedures for Submission of

Applications for Annual Leave During

Other Than the Choice Vacation Period

(Item12) ................................................................ 8

9. Light Duty Assignments

(Items 15, 16, 17) ................................................. 8

10. Overtime Desired List (Item 14) ........................... 8

11. Employee Parking (Item 19) ................................ 9

12. Seniority, Reassignments and

Posting (Item 22) .................................................. 9

Between American Postal Workers Union, AFL-CIO

U.S. Postal Service

February 24, 2008

November 20, 2010

 

 

LOCAL MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING For Of Local Union Structure

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