Mail Handlers: Wage Increase To Be Implemented Saturday February 18

NPMHU – 2/16/17 – With ratification of the 2016 National Agreement now complete, the National Office has been notified that the Postal Service will be implementing the prospective application of the November 2016 general wage increases during Pay Period 5 of 2017, which starts this Saturday, February 18, 2017.  Also expected to be implemented in that Pay Period will be the small September 2016 cost-of-living adjustment of $21.  The next COLA for March 2017, recently finalized at $333 for career mail handlers receiving the full COLA, should be included in paychecks starting with Pay Period 6 of 2017, which starts on March 4, 2017.

The dates for paying the retroactive portion of the increases from 2016 is still to be determined.

One Response to "Mail Handlers: Wage Increase To Be Implemented Saturday February 18"

  1. Cathy DiCapua-Luther   February 17, 2017 at 6:49 am

    I need to get information about treatment of cca. My son was forced to come in on day off, he had appointment with mental health care professional and had to leave before route was finished , spoke to union rep they said bring back unfinished rte, and leave when needed he came back and was asked to resign is this right

    Cathy – we cannot advise on employment issues. Your son needs to ask his local union steward. PEN