If you still can`t find what you`re looking for, please email communications@apwu.org. This page is a resource for members to find information about coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). Instead of pre-hearings, on 4 September 2019, the parties submitted detailed and informative opening statements and exhibits in which they outlined what each considered important issues and how the panel should rule on these issues. Between September 4 and November 15, 2019, the panel held 13 days of trials in Washington, D.C. during which the two sides presented three numerous witnesses and exhibits. The transcript of the testimony is more than 2500 pages long and is supplemented by written testimony, presentations from lawyers and more than 240 exhibits. Hearings were submitted on December 16, 2019. President Dimondstein`s video update on our new collective agreement (union contract). Just three days after Adjudicator Goldberg issued an interest rate arbitration on the new 2018-2021 union contract, the National APWU is pleased to be able to release the entire contract with all appropriate contractual updates for use by store managers, stewards and members. Sick leave for all professional agents is taken into account as follows: workers earn sick leave and annual leave, in accordance with the postal provisions of Chapter 510 of the Workers` Manual and Labour Relations (ELM). Article 10, Section 2 of the national agreement states that « the leave provisions of sub-chapter 510 of [the ELM], to the extent that these provisions set the wages, hours or working conditions of workers covered by this agreement, remain in effect for the duration of this agreement. » It`s your contract! Do you know your rights! Put your rights in place! Unless this price is expressly changed, all rights and benefits of the previous contract will be transferred to the new contract. These include service and tendering rights, protection from unjustified discipline, claims procedure, annual and sick leave, leave and overtime benefits, health and safety protection, and many important rights and benefits obtained during many decades of struggle.