STEP 4


Step 4 – Separation of Collection Mail

The issue in this grievance concerns the proper handling and disposition of mail collected/accepted on a rural route. Specifically, the issues in the case involved the proper credit for collection mail during mail count when management requires the carriers to…


Step 4 – Use of Wire Cages for Loading

The issue in this grievance concerns the use of rolling equipment (e.g., wire containers, post cons, etc.) as a conveyance in rural delivery operations. After discussion of this case with the National Board and Legal Counsel we determined that our…


Step 4 – Unloading-Time to Retrieve Conveyance

The issue in this grievance concerns whether rural carriers should receive additional credit during a mail count for obtaining equipment to unload the vehicle. The parties have defined unloading as the time associated with the removal of empty equipment, supplies…







Step 4 Settlement – (Q15R-4Q-C 16846401) Amazon Fresh Test

The issue in this grievance concerns the appropriate compensation for rural carriers required to deliver Amazon Fresh totes. The Postal Service began a market test delivering groceries in the San Francisco, California delivery area on August 8, 2014. The test…