8/7/17 – USPS News Link – New labor contract – Union ratifies 40-month deal
The National Association of Letter Carriers (NALC) membership has ratified a new 40-month labor contract with the Postal Service.
The contract covers approximately 211,000 USPS employees represented by the union.
“This is a fair, responsible agreement that serves the best interests of our employees, customers and other stakeholders,” said Labor Relations VP Doug Tulino.
The new agreement, which was announced in May, runs through Sept. 20, 2019.
8/7/17 – NALC – New NALC-USPS Contract Is Ratified
The active membership of the National Association of Letter Carriers has overwhelmingly ratified the proposed 2016-2019 National Agreement with the United States Postal Service. By a margin exceeding 16 to 1, eligible members voted to accept the tentative agreement that was announced on May 12. The vote to ratify was 78,935 to accept the agreement versus 4,732 to reject it, as reported by NALC’s Ballot Committee chaired by Joseph DeRossi of Jamaica, NY Branch 562.
NALC will officially notify USPS of the August 7 ratification date.
Information on back pay and the implementation of the new contract will be released as soon as possible.
The new contract covers a 40-month term from May 16, 2016, to Sept. 20, 2019.