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Local Memorandum of Understanding

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2000 – 2003

 

 

 

This Memorandum of Understanding is made and entered into by the Indianola Post Office and Des Moines Iowa Area Local – APWU 44 AFL-CIO.

ITEM 1

 

WASH UP

 

Wash up periods: Clerks will be allowed reasonable wash up time.

 

 

ITEM 2

 

 

WORK WEEK

The establishment of a regular workweek of five days with fixed days off.

 

 

ITEM 3

 

 

CURTAILMENT

Guidelines for curtailment or terminations of postal operations to conform with orders of local authorities or as local conditions warrant because of emergency conditions.

 

 

ITEM 4

 

FORMULATION OF LOCAL LEAVE PROGRAM

 

 

 

Any two bargaining unit employees shall be on leave at the same time other than choice vacation period, with seniority prevailing.

 

 

ITEM 5

 

THE DURATION OF CHOICE VACATION PERIOD

  1. Prime vacation time is from June 1 through October 1. Plus the week between Christmas and New Years.
  2. Deadline for submission of vacation leave for prime time is March 15.

 

ITEM 6

 

DETERMINATION OF BEGINNING DAY OF AN EMPLOYEES VACATION PERIOD.

  1. Monday during prime time period.
  2. No restrictions on starting vacation time during periods other that prime time.

 

 

ITEM 7

 

LEAVE SELECTIONS

Employees at their option may request two selections during the choice (prime) vacation period.

 

ITEM 8

 

JURY DUTY

Jury duty and attendance at National or State Conventions will not be charged to the choice vacation period.

 

 

ITEM 9

 

NUMBER OF EMPLOYEES OFF DURING PRIME TIME

The maximum number of employees who shall receive vacation leave each week during the choice or prime vacation period shall be (with emergency conditions excluded, such as sickness, death, or other serious conditions affecting individuals.)

  1. One APWU bargaining unit employee. Every effort will be made to allow additional bargaining unit employees off as staffing allows.

 

 

ITEM 10

 

VACATION NOTICE

The issuance of official notices to each employee of the vacation schedule approved for them will be one week after March 15, stating whether approved or disapproved. Employee will submit in duplicate a request for absence on forms PS 3971. One for management and one for the employee, with the answer of approved or disapproved on the employee’s form.

 

 

ITEM 11

 

LEAVE YEAR NOTICE

Management will post notice of new leave year on bulletin board to attract the attention of all employees.

 

 

ITEM 12

 

LEAVE SUBMISSIONS

Employees will submit request for absence on for PS 3971 in duplicate for annual leave during other than choice (prime) vacation period, with answer back to employee on duplicate form within one week.

 

ITEM 13

 

 

HOLIDAYS

The method of selecting employees to work on holidays will be on a rotating basis of all part-time flexible employees and a record of each employee’s work will be kept on a calendar by the supervisor.

 

 

ITEM 14

 

OVERTIME DESIRED LIST

Overtime desired list will be posted for clerks and carrier crafts separately, not by section or tour.

 

 

ITEM 15, 16 & 17

 

LIGHT DUTY ASSIGNMENTS

The number of light duty assignments with each craft or occupational group to be reserved for temporary or permanent light duty assignment is that if a situation arises that a light duty assignment is needed, management will consult with the union and together an attempt will be made to create a light duty assignment that is practical to all concerned.

Agreed that the method to be used in reserving light duty assignments is so that no regularly assigned member of the regular work force will be adversely affected by such assignment.

No identification of assignments that are to be considered light duty assignments within each craft represented in the office can now be made but every effort that is possible will be made by management to provide light duty assignments if needed that are practicable and reasonable.

 

 

ITEM 18

 

SECTIONS

The identification of assignments comprising a section when it is proposed to reassign within an installation employees excessed to the needs of a section, (reassignment) is not applicable to this office.

 

 

ITEM 19

 

PARKING

The assignment of employee parking spaces is not practicable but agree to paint lines on drive for parking and place signs up that read government parking only.

 

 

ITEM 20

 

Agreed that annual leave to attend union activities is not to be charged to the total choice vacation plan of the employee.

 

 

ITEM 21

 

 

LABOR MANAGEMENT MEETINGS

It is agreed there shall be Labor-Management meetings held every two weeks between the employees and at least one (1) representative of the local and that matters pertaining to each craft be discussed. Said meetings to be called by either the employer of the union and to be held at the post office during regular working schedules.

 

 

ITEM 22

 

SENIORITY, REASSIGNMENTS AND POSTINGS

It is mutually agreed upon that the local implementation of this agreement relating to seniority, reassignments, and postings will be adhered to by the management.

 

 

This Memorandum of Understanding is extended from previous negotiations and is entered into April 2002, at Indianola, Iowa, between representatives of the United States Postal Service, and the designated agent of the Des Moines Iowa Area Local – 44 American Postal Workers Union, pursuant to the local implementation provisions of the 2000-2003 National Agreement.

 

 

__________________________ _________________________

Betty Phillips, Postmaster Lance A Coles, President

Indianola Post Office DMI Area Local – 44 APWU

 

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