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Union member files complaint against postal union

10.21.11

OCTOBER 2011 Scranton/Wilkes-Barre/Hazleton edition of The Union News

Union member files complaint against postal union

BY PAUL TUCKER
THEUNIONNEWSSWB@AOL.COM

REGION, October 5th- A National Association of Letters Carriers (NALC) Union Branch 115 in Wilkes-Barre member filed a labor complaint with the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) Region Four office in Philadelphia alleging his union violated the National Labor Relations Act (NLRAct).

The newspaper discovered the Unfair Labor Practice (ULP) charge while reviewing complaints and petitions filed at the NLRB. The Union News is the only member of the local media that regularly reviews the information and publishes their findings.

Jeffrey Steinman filed the complaint on behalf of himself on August 29th, 2011. According to the ULP Mr. Stenman resides in Kingston Township, Luzerne County.

The Employer Representative named on the complaint be be contacted is Mary Tyneway. Ms. Tyneway position with the USPS is not identified on the labor complaint.

The Union Representative named on the ULP to be contacted is Scott Correll. Mr. Correll position is also not identified on the labor complaint.

According to the complaint, the Union represents approximately 200 letter carriers of the United States Postal Service (USPS) in and around the City of Wilkes-Barre in Luzerne County.

“Within the last six months, the above Labor Organization breached its duty of fair representation by processing a grievance concerning the Charging Party’s termination in a perfunctory or careless manner,” states the ULP.

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