2017 Educational Assembly

 

 

 

When:

May 24 - 26, 2017

 

Where:

Hilton Inn Gardens
26000 American Drive
Southfield, MI 48034
(248) 357-1100
Directions to the hotel.
Room Rate and Reservations: $99.00 (plus taxes)
Mention you are with the Michigan Postal Workers Union to get the block rate.  Rate includes one breakfast voucher (per room).
Block is good until May 1, 2017.
NOTE:  Hotel Block is Full - Contact the hotel directly, they have made arrangements at an overflow hotel.
   

Registration:

$125 (May 1st through the Assembly)

   
  Please provide information to President Mize and/or Lucy Morton as to the number of attendes and their craft to determine seating requirements.

   
Itinerary Class Instructor (if known)
Tuesday, May 23, 2017    
12:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Registration  
     
1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. Audit of MPWU Finances  
     
6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. MPWU Executive Board meeting  
     
6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. MPWU Retiree Chapter E-Board Mtg  
     
6:00 p.m. - Midnight Hospitality DDAL Hosting
     
Wednesday, May 24, 2017    
7:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. Registration  
     
8:00 a.m. - Noon (approx) General - Open Session Various Speakers (National and Regional Officers)
(see Education Assembly Booklet for a list of officers in attendance)
     
Noon - 1:00 p.m. Lunch  
     
1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. MDAT / PSE Issues / Foundations for Grievance Handling Linda Turney
  Maintenance Issues/Training Curtis Walker
  MVS Issues/Training Tommy Lafauci
  Legislative Presentation Judy Beard
     
6:00 p.m. - Midnight Hospitality DDAL Hosting
  (Detroit / Casino Outing)  
     
Thursday, May 25, 2017    
8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. General - Open Session Various Speakers
     
9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Due Process, Just Cause & Pre-Disciplinary Interviews**  James Stevenson
  Maintenace Issues/Training Curtis Walker
  MVS Issues/Training Tommy Lafauci
  Medicare/Medicaid Assistance Program (Instructor Unknown)
     
Noon - 1:00 p.m Lunch  
     
1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Due Process, Just Cause & Pre-Disciplinary Interviews James Stevenson
  Maintenace Issues/Training Curtis Walker
  MVS Issues/Training Tommy Lafauci
  APWU Retiree Update/Session Nancy Olumekor
     
6:00 p.m. - Midnight Hospitality (COPA Pizza Night) DDAL - Hospitality Host
MPWU Retiree Chapter - Pizza Night for COPA
     
Friday, May 26, 2017    
8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. General - Open Session Various Speakers
     
9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Small Office Issues** Michael O'Hearn
  Maintenace Issues/Training Curtis Walker
  MVS Issues/Training Michael Foster
  Elder Law (Instructor Unknown)
     
Noon - 1:00 p.m Lunch  
     
1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Article 37 & Contract Changes Michael O'Hearn
  Maintenace Issues/Training Curtis Walker
  MVS Issues/Training Michael Foster
  Thrift Savings Plan Stewart Kaplan
     
Adjournment of the Assembly Drive Safely Home  
     
for those staying/remaining    
6:00 p.m. - Midnight Hospitality  

NOTE:  ** identifies that the previous day's discussion may carry over to the following morning before the new instructor for the clerk craft issues take over for that day.

All times listed are subject to change.  Due to training schedule with the instructors, they may change the order of instructors or such.