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1. 50-2005-CK50. Formal A. 7 DAY SUSPENSION alleging that 8 pieces of first class mail were found in the Grievant's satchel during an evening check of satchels, thus a delay of mail, is hereby reduced from two years in the OPF to six months in the OPF. It is further agreed that this 7 day suspension will not be cited in any future discipline unless that future discipline is for delay of mail.

2. 50-2005-CK45. Formal A. Letter of Warning alleging that the Grievant was seen by the OIC with his seat belt off and the drivers side door open while driving on Rockville Pike is hereby reduced from two years to three months in the OPF. It is further agreed that this Letter of Warning will not be cited in any future discipline unless that future discipline is for a failure of the Grievant to wear his seat belt.

3. 50-2005-CK43. Formal A. Letter of Warning alleging that the Grievant was seen by the OIC with his seat belt off and smoking a cigarette while driving on North Stonestreet Avenue is hereby reduced from two years to six months in the OPF. It is further agreed that this Letter of Warning will not be cited in any future discipline unless that future discipline is for a failure of the Grievant to wear his seat belt or if the Grievant smokes while driving his Postal vehicle.

4. 50-2005-CK41. Formal A. Letter of Warning alleging a failure to lock the Postal vehicle in the Postal parking lot is reduced to a discussion.

5. 50-2005-CK40. Formal A. Letter of Warning alleging a failure to lock the Postal vehicle in the Postal parking lot is reduced to a discussion.

6. 50-2005-CK46. Formal A. The 8 hours of AWOL is hereby changed to 8 hours of EAL. All records will reflect this change.

7. 50-2005-CK27. PRE-ARBITRATION. EMERGENCY SUSPENSION letter alleging an altercation with a business customer is rescinded and the Grievant will receive 3 days of back-pay.

8. 50-2005-CK34. PRE-ARBITRATION. 14 DAY SUSPENSION alleging an altercation with a business customer is reduced to a Letter of Warning to be held in the Grievant's OPF for two years.

9. 50-2005-SL37. Formal A. 7 DAY SUSPENSION for leaving the vehicle unlocked and at the Post Office loading dock is hereby reduced to a Letter of Warning and further reduced from two years to six months in OPF. Also, this discipline will only be cited as a prior element if it's related to a similar offense.

10. 50-2005-DL01. Informal A. Letter of Warning for failing to scan an express mail piece on a Saturday as "attempted" even though the customer indicated on the mail piece "no Saturday delivery" is hereby reduced to a discussion.

11. 50-2005-CK51. Formal A. Letter of Warning alleging that the Grievant used his cell phone while driving a Postal vehicle is reduced to four months in OPF.

12. 50-2005-CK53. Formal A. Letter of Warning for collecting mail from a collection box 4 minutes early is reduced to a discussion.

13. 50-2005-CK52. Formal A. Letter of Warning alleging that the Grievant left the empty postal vehicle unlocked overnight in the postal parking lot is reduced to a discussion.

14. 50-04-KL102. ARBITRATION. Grievant was sent to a distant medical unit (58 miles) to be cleared for work after being out of work for more than 21 days as part of an unreasonable blanket policy. The postal physician only reviews the medical report, so the papers could be faxed or mailed. Management lied at the arbitration by testifying that there is no blanket policy and that the determination is on a case by case basis. Resolved; The grievance was denied.

15. 50-2005-SL41. Formal A. Management agrees to a recommitment of prior agreements to provide information requested by the Union within 24 hours.

16. 50-2004-CK61. PRE-ARBITRATION. Management would not accept the Grievant's note from his physician indicating that he could return to work. Resolved; Grievant is hereby allowed to convert any AWOL or LWOP to sick leave.

17. 50-05-KL14. ARBITRATION. REMOVAL alleging that the Grievant violated his medical restrictions and faked an injury in order to be off work on a specific day is reduced to a long term suspension (approx 4 months loss of pay).