You NEED to know the “rules” and “your rights”! South Jersey Area Local, here are ALL of them. They are ALL the downloadable, digital versions of what you need to know about your rights as the employee and management’s rights as the employer. If you are interested in having a hard copy of the CBA or JCIM, they are available to order on the APWU National website.
Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA)
Joint Contract Interpretation Manual (JCIM)
The APWU/USPS Joint Contract Interpretation Manual (JCIM) update is provided as a resource for the administration of the National Agreement. Jointly prepared by the American Postal Workers Union, AFL-CIO, and the United States Postal Service, this manual provides a mutually agreed upon explanation on how to apply the contract to the issues addressed.
Joint Contract Application Manual ( JCAM)
The accompanying publication, USPS/APWU Joint Contract Application Manual, is a collection of jointly agreed upon questions and answers relating to the most commonly disputed contractual provisions. Jointly developed through meetings between Eastern Regional APWU National Business Agents and Allegheny Area Labor Relations Specialists, these Q & A’s represent the Issues where there Is no dispute in the administration of the National Agreement. The intent of issuing this publication is to make this information available to union and management personnel, down to the line supervisor and union steward level, for the purpose of settling grievances at the lowest possible level.
Employee and Labor Relations Manual (the ELM) A USPS Publication that is used to explain management objectives of maintaining a skilled and ready workforce that is diverse, engaged,
efficient, and safe. This is also used for the purpose of settling grievances at the lowest possible level. The link is provided because this publication is always being updated by USPS and placed on their website.