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Steve Wood
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Gary Thomas
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Stan Porter
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Joe Wrobel
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John Diem
  Maintenance Craft Director

Joe Gordon

Elaine Dunlap

John P. Smeekens
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Lucy Morton
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Richard Dale
  Human Relations Director

*Director Position Vacant*
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Postal and APWU Forms

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APWU Forms

APWU FMLA Form 3 (Rev 4/30/09)
  Certification by Employee of Qualifying Exigency for Military Family Leave

DOL FMLA Form WH-380-E
  Certification of Health Care Provider for Employees Serious Health Condition

DOL FMLA Form WH-380-F
  Certification of Health Care Provider for Family Member's Serious Health Condition

ABA - Accident Benefit Association Claim Form
  ABA Benefits Are Provided Automatically With Your Union Membership

480-481 Area Local Article 1.6 Violations Report
  Supervisors Doing Your Work? Report it to the local.

APWU Report of Security Problem or Poor Financial Practice
  Notify the USPS & APWU of security/financial issues.

  Request for Waiver of Claim for Erroneous Payment of Pay

  Request for or Notification of Absence

  Request for Temporary Schedule Change for Personal Convenience

  Advanced Sick Leave Authorization

  Leave Sharing Program: Request to Receive Donated Leave

  Leave Sharing Program: Request to Donate Leave

  You can fill, save, and reedit the these grievance related forms.

Step 1 Grievance Outline Worksheet

Step 2 Grievance Appeal Form

Step 3 Grievance Appeal Form

Appeal to Arbitration from Step 2 Form

Grievant Or Witness Statement Form

Request for Information

Grievance Time Limit Extension Form
  (Not Fillable)

Scheduled Versus Unscheduled Leave
  Management Instruction EL-510-83-9

Reimbursement for Official Business Paperwork
  Pay voucher, expenses, and mileage forms

Delayed Mail RFI
  For Investigation of Improperly Delayed Mail (Fillable PDF)

OWCP Forms
  This link will take you to the US Department of Labor OWCP Forms page.

Defense vs Discipline
  A Strategy Book by Jeff Kehlert

  Grievance Uniformity Training System Reference

Injured On Duty Guide
  A Guide To Handling Injury Related Grievances

Time and Attendance Collection System Information
  Useful TACS Information for Stewards

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The 480-481 Area Local maintains offices at 810 Livernois in Ferndale, Michigan 48220 and represents all APWU members in the following USPS installations: Almont, Allen Park, Anchorville, Belleville, Birmingham, Bloomfield Hills, Brighton, Carleton, Chelsea, Clarkston, Clawson, Davisburg, Dearborn, Dearborn Heights, Fair Haven, Flat Rock, Garden City, Grosse Ile, Hartland, Hazel Park, Highland, Keego Harbor, Lake Orion, Marine City, Marysville, Michigan Call Center, Michigan Metroplex, Milan, Milford, Mt. Clemens, New Baltimore, New Boston, New Haven, New Hudson, Novi, Oxford, Pinckney, Plymouth, Pontiac, Port Huron, Richmond, Rochester, Rockwood, Romeo, Romulus, Royal Oak, South Lyon, South Rockwood, St. Clair, Sterling Heights, Trenton, Troy, Troy Customer Care Center, Union Lake, Utica, Walled Lake, Warren, Washington, Waterford, Wayne, Westland, Willis, Wixom, Wyandotte and Yale.

The Union office is normally open from 7:00 AM to 3:00 PM Monday through Friday and the telephone numbers are (248) 543-3262/3263/3264. The 24 hour number is (248) 543-3262. FAX: (248) 543-2750.