Notes from the Q and A session at SAC

JJ: Joey Johnson
JD: Jeanette Dwyer
SB: Shirley Baffa
RS: Ronnie Stutts



Q: IF VOLUME DISAPPEARS DURING MAIL COUNT DOES THE UNION HAVE A PLAN?

JD: ONLY IF WE CAN PROVE THEY DID IT DELIBERATELY

 

Q: When we receive oversize parcels how do we handle team lift ?

JD: you do not use team lift on the route only in the office. (basically the end result is you notify)

 

JD: NO scanner texts are to be acknowledged except for safety’s sake

 

JD: USPS WANTED UNION TO CALL OFF THE UPCOMING COUNT

Q: THEN WHY ARE THEY OPTING EVERYONE IN?

JD: VOLUME DOWN IN LETTERS AND FLATS BUT UP IN PARCELS, USPS HOPING FOR REDUCED LETTERS AND FLATS

 

Q: Is the letter on violence still usable in a grievance.

JD: yes it is, on City they have teams come in to “hot” offices per an MOU. NRLCA hoping for Same thing

 

Q: AMAZON PARCEL LOCKERS

A: DRAFT SETTLEMENTS PENNED ON DIFFERENT TYPES OF AMAZON LOCKERS, DISMOUNT, DISTANCE, ACTUAL TIME + SCAN TIME. UPDATES COMING ON NRLCA SITE.

 

Q: MARKING PARCELS/ LOADING INITIATIVE/PARCEL LOOKAHEAD DOESN’T WORK

A: LOADING INITIATIVE NOT FOR RURAL CARRIERS EXCEPT FOR SUNDAYS. STEP 4 INITIATED 1/19/2018. IF MGMT IS DENYING THE RIGHT TO MARK PARCELS, FILE. ACTUAL TIME IF FORCED TO USE LOADING INITIATIVE.

 

Q: LEAVE DENIED: ARTICLE 24 ACTUALLY HAS MORE TEETH THAN ARTICLE 10 FOR LEAVE. STILL LEAVE AT PERSONAL WISHES OF CARRIER.

 

THE ONLY SCAN 5 PARCELS ISSUE. INITIALLY JJ STATED PUB. 399 IS VALID FOR MGMT TO USE.

JD LATER STATED SHE WANTS TO KNOW ABOUT ANY OFFICE TOLD TO ONLY SCAN 5,

 

Q: WIRE CAGES

A: CAGES ARE ONLY TO BE USED FOR BULK TRANSPORTATION. ASK FOR ACTUAL TIME FOR LOCATING, MANEUVERING TO VEHICLE ETC. THEN FILE. NALC HAS MULTIPLE GRIEVANCES ON THIS ALSO.

 

Q: 2ND TRIPS

A: REITERATED THAT ANYTHING NOT COVERED BY V-1 OR V-2 IS TIME AND A HALF

 

MGMT CANNOT DENY YOU LEAVE STATING RCA’S CANNOT WORK 7 DAYS A WEEK.

 

Q: USING DRIVEWAYS VS. PARKING ON THE STREET FOR PARCEL DELIVERY.

SB: DIDNT SAY EITHER WAY, JUST TO MAKE SURE IT’S DONE THAT WAY DURING RT. INSPECTION AND CARRY SCANNER

JOEY JOHNSON (JJ) SAID TO WATCH WHAT’S NEW ON THE NRLCA SITE FOR ANY SETTLEMENT UPDATES THAT MIGHT EFFECT COUNT.

 

UPS DELIVERY RANGE BASED ON COST OF FUEL. NO CONSPIRACY.

 

NLRB CHARGE AGAINST USPS FOR NOT PROVIDING INFO PER RFI IN TX. 20K FINE FOR NON COMPLIANCE. ON NRLCA SITE.

 

RONNIE STUTTS ADDRESSED EXIT INTERVIEWS, SAID DRAFT IS DONE AND TRAINER WILL BE ABLE TO FILL OUT A CRITIQUE SHEET. PO ONLY WANTING TO SPOT CHECK ISSUES WITH NEW HIRES QUITTING RS SAYS NOT GOOD ENOUGH.

 

TIME STUDY TIME TO EXAMINE/ DISCUSS EXTENDED TO 2/15 THEN 90 DAYS TO REVIEW BY ENGINEERS.

 

FIVE SCANS ONLY: If you had all your pickup scans counted last count and they’ve been a part of your evaluation mgmt has the right to use their own language present in pub 399. If you have never been counted with them and now when you finally will be, the only scan 5 should be called into question.

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3 Comments on "Notes from the Q and A session at SAC"

  1. In the Chino Maine Post Office in Chino, CA 91708 We have been given a direct order to only scan 5 parcels. Even during count they have implemented it today February 7th 2018. And whichever RCA or regular carrier scans more than 5 parcels management said that the will be giving out investigative interviews.

  2. Randall Foss | 02/12/2018 at 8:47 pm |

    Are you talking about MYPO? Or parcels from a UPS type store. We have a carrier that picks up between 20 and up to 60 packages daily. We are instructed to count only 30 scans (leave the rest too the clerk) but get full count for handling all parcels. Small spurs are counted as letters. Ask if they are pulling scan reports for the count off of RIMS reports. Always check your scanner at the end of your day. Take a picture of your scan total. Add badge, advo, depart to and return to office scans also.

  3. Ralph Kirouac | 02/17/2018 at 3:21 pm |

    any info on “postalmile”..seen delivering amazon in white vans in multiple neighborhoods in Matthews NC…loaded with amazon parcel.my amazon is down 40% this week…really?..a week before mailcount they roll these guys out…

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