Article 19 - Handbooks and Manuals

Those parts of all handbooks, manuals and published regulations of the Postal Service, that directly relate to wages, hours or working conditions, as they apply to employees covered by this Agreement, shall contain nothing that conflicts with this Agreement, and shall be continued in effect except that the Employer shall have the right to make changes that are not inconsistent with this Agreement and that are fair, reasonable, and equitable. This includes, but is not limited to, the Postal Service Manual and the F-21, Timekeeper’s Instructions.
 

 

 

Clearing of Accountables

 

2012-07-05 - Lockhill - Accountable Mail Clearance - Management cannot use bags - 1223 6307
2012-07-05 - Lockhill - Accountable Mail[...]
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2015-03-12 - Nimitz - Accountable Mail Clearance - 1509 3186
2015-03-12 - Nimitz - Accountable Mail C[...]
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2015-03-19 - Nimitz - Accountable Mail Clearance - No Carrier can be held responsible if items not cleared - 1511 0559
2015-03-19 - Nimitz - Accountable Mail C[...]
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2015-05-20 - Nimitz - Accountable Mail Clearance - No Carrier can be held responsible if items not cleared - 1514 4828
2015-05-20 - Nimitz - Accountable Mail C[...]
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2016-08-30 - Laurel Heights - Accountable Mail Clearance - No Carrier can be held responsible if items not cleared - 1666 4682
2016-08-30 - Laurel Heights - Accountabl[...]
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Cell Phones

 

2018-07-26 - Leon Valley - Article 19 - Cell Phone Use - Supervisors Calling Personal Cell Phones - 1818 6651
2018-07-26 - Leon Valley - Article 19 - [...]
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Clear Instructions from Management - Overtime Requests

 

2009-06-08 - Laurel Heights - Article 19 - Requirement to provide clear and concise instructions - 0921 6885
2009-06-08 - Laurel Heights - Article 1[...]
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2009-09-18 - Laurel Heights - Article 19 - Requirement to provide clear and concise instructions - Modify Instructions - 0931 9470
2009-09-18 - Laurel Heights - Article 1[...]
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2009-11-06 - Thousand Oaks - Article 19 - Requirement to provide clear and concise instructions - 0939 5955
2009-11-06 - Thousand Oaks - Article 19[...]
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2013-09-16 - Laurel Heights - Article 19 - Requirement to provide clear and concise instructions - 1328 4945
2013-09-16 - Laurel Heights - Article 1[...]
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2019-12-17 - AMF - Article 19 - Requirement to provide clear and concise instructions - 2002 0587
2019-12-17 - AMF - Article 19 - Require[...]
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Clock Ring Manipulation

 

19-04-11 - Beacon Hill - Management Will Adhere - 1918 7243
19-04-11 - Beacon Hill - Management Will[...]
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19-04-11 - Beacon Hill - Management Will Adhere - 1918 7255
19-04-11 - Beacon Hill - Management Will[...]
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Class Award - C 19180491 - ARB STRAPKOVIC - San Antonio - Falsification of Clock Rings
Class Award - C 19180491 - ARB STRAPKOVI[...]
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Covert Operations - Spying on Carriers

 

2017-08-03 - Hackberry - Article 19 - Management cannot conduct covert observations - 1754 7357
2017-08-03 - Hackberry - Article 19 - Ma[...]
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Locally Developed Forms

 

2013-08-21 - Article 19 - Management cannot require carriers to sign Locally Developed Forms - 1324 7654
2013-08-21 - Article 19 - Management can[...]
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2014-08-12 - Article 19 - Management cannot require carriers to sign ADVO log - Locally Developed Forms - 1423 5272
2014-08-12 - Article 19 - Management can[...]
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2015-01-16 - Article 19 - Management cannot require employees to sign SOP - 1505 2041
2015-01-16 - Article 19 - Management can[...]
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2015-06-17 - Article 19 - Management cannot require employees to sign PS Forms 2548 - 1513 5585
2015-06-17 - Article 19 - Management can[...]
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2019-01-08 - Article 19 - Management cannot mandate carriers to complete and submit Rio Grande Work Evaluation form - 1906 3766
2019-01-08 - Article 19 - Management can[...]
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2019-10-21 - Article 19 - Return to work clearance form not in compliance with ASM - 1928 8253
2019-10-21 - Article 19 - Return to work[...]
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Medical Restriction Adherence

 

2013-08-06 - Articles 14 and 19 - Management cannot force carriers to work beyond medical restrictions - 1327 8579
2013-08-06 - Articles 14 and 19 - Manage[...]
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M-00487 - Local Management will instruct employees to perform only duties permitted by physician
M-00487 - Local Management will instruct[...]
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M01360 - 8 hour medical restriction is not light duty
M01360 - 8 hour medical restriction is n[...]
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MODS Codes

 

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2009-06-04 - Article 19 - MODS Codes - CEASE AND DESIST - 0922 0174
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2009-06-16 - Article 19 - MODS Codes - CEASE AND DESIST - 0921 9458
2009-06-16 - Article 19 - MODS Codes - C[...]
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2009-10-12 - Article 19 - MODS Codes - Correct Operation Required
2009-10-12 - Article 19 - MODS Codes - C[...]
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2013-08-13 - Article 19 - MODS Codes - MANAGEMENT IS REMINDED
2013-08-13 - Article 19 - MODS Codes - M[...]
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2013-08-14 - Article 19 - Proper Clock Rings - Safety Meetings not code 782 - MANAGEMENT IS REMINDED OF OBLIGATION TO ASSURE WORK HOURS ARE ACCURATELY RECORD
2013-08-14 - Article 19 - Proper Clock R[...]
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2014-01-07 - Article 19 - MODS Codes - Safety Meetings - MANAGEMENT WILL ENSURE CLOCK RINGS FOR STAND UPS ARE ACCURATELY RECORDED - 1403 7228
2014-01-07 - Article 19 - MODS Codes - S[...]
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PM Office Duties - Time Value

 

2017-08-02 - Article 19 - No 5 Minute Requirement - Requiring carriers to perform office time duties on street time or after end tour is improper - 1754 7530
2017-08-02 - Article 19 - No 5 Minute Re[...]
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2017-08-03 - Management cannot require employees to work off the clock - 1754 7506
2017-08-03 - Management cannot require e[...]
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