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07:39 PM ET (US)
Does anyone have any information about working for a contractor? My group have not getting paid on time and receive a paystub that doesn't seem legit; doesn't have the actual hours or pay rate. We are in CA and they are based out of MD. He has only been here twice in 6 months. He pays by wire with no direct deposit offered. The post office is of no help and in addition his "company" has no website and just some cheap mock-up single page when searched, although he claims he has accounts all over the country.
Thanks so much.
07:33 PM ET (US)
4yr reg: your sub was used on another route to save overtime.. you got paid holiday on monday.. you got paid for working a day(sat.) now that your pm has this figured out.. figure more of the same
4yr reg
08:11 PM ET (US)
13784. My sub assigned to me could have worked and she could have used some one on the relief day work list
07:29 PM ET (US)
m/13781 sat. will be your holiday.. and you will work your holiday which means no codes r, 3 or 5. was a sub available the sat.?
09:47 PM ET (US)
I am wondering if anyone knows of an office in Northwest Arkansas that both uses llvs and needs an RCA
Any advice would be appreciated
4yr reg
08:09 PM ET (US)
My off day is Monday and I am being mandated to work sat. And not be given a day off. My sub is able to work but I was told I dont get a day??? What do I look for on my check??
05:20 PM ET (US)
Hello, hope all are well. I have some questions to pose please, and I appreciate any replies and help. Thank you. I'm a RCA.

As of right now, I have two grievances to file. As far as the question part goes, I would like an unbiased way of asking. Any other general advice and help with filing these will be greatly appreciated. Side-note, the person in charge is a very vindictive and petty OIC. So I want to come off as professional as possible. Also have been in touch with steward overseeing our office because we don't have a home steward.

Grievance 1: I was denied leave on the base of "Needs of Service." I asked for 5 days, all weekdays, asked my primary if she was planning to ask for any leave, and she said no. I also saw the calendar of who had asked off, no other subs have, and only a couple of regulars had. We are not a short staffed office.

Grievance 2: Our matrix has not been updated and corrected; going close to five months. Ways of going about the grievance? We are hoping it goes class action because others are planning to file too.
06:41 PM ET (US)
you have no idea how.. that way it can be changed later.. how i would do it
3 yr reg
08:14 AM ET (US)
Oh I've been with the Postal Service 14 years 4 years regular just recently my right arm and hand started giving me problems I have been diagnosed with carpal tunnel but this shoulder pain is really really bothering me I'm sure it's work-related how do I handle this situation it's not an accident but it is work-related and I don't want to get wrote up for saying it's an accident but when I go to the doctor they're going to ask me if it's work-related
09:09 AM ET (US)
/m13773 -- jackson820122 -- "Is there any language that states, RCA's can't work 7 straight days?"

-- Unfortunately - no, there isn't.

-- If the office is short on subs and also does Sunday Amazon parcels, RCA's could work the entire 21 days of the Christmas No-Overtime period.

-- But more than likely, the RCA's will burn out before then. And manglement may have to "suit up" to get the mail delivered.
12:08 PM ET (US)
Is there any language that states, RCA's can't work 7 straight days?
06:05 AM ET (US)
/m13771 -- 3 yr reg -- "I want to change my off day from sat to mondays starting in January. All I have to do is put it in writing to PM??? or is there a form I have to do."

-- Putting your request in writing may work. As with most things postal, there is a catch.

-- Step 4 ( R-92 ), in part: If mutually agreeable to both the postmaster and the employee, the employee's relief day may be changed.

-- The POM's Section 651.1 - Regular and Auxiliary Routes. In part: Note - Authorized relief days are granted on Saturdays unless another day is desirable by the regular carrier and is mutually agreeable to the postmaster and the carrier.

-- If the postmaster / supervisor is not agreeable, the change probably won't happen. But in your case, freeing up a Saturday for a relief day may weigh in your favor.
3 yr reg
11:41 PM ET (US)
I want to change my off day from sat to mondays starting in January. All I have to do is put it in writing to PM??? or is there a form I have to do
06:58 PM ET (US)
Hey, I am planning on moving to San Antonio,Texas next year & am looking to find out from a rural carrier there how the work load is? If you are near that area & don’t mind questions.
04:55 PM ET (US)
/m13767 -- Rizzo44 -- " they hired a new sub that's been assigned to my route. He's been misdelivering parcels, and apparently he's been doing it all this week. Shouldn't he be retreiving them? He needs to correct his mistakes."

-- Has the supervisor or anyone spoken to the new sub about the delivery errors?

-- Could be the supervisor is afraid of the RCA quitting if chasitized about the errors made on the route.
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