NALC: Senate Republicans finally reveal their health care bill

NALC: Senate Republicans finally reveal their health care bill

NALC – 6-23-17 – Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) introduced the Better Care Reconciliation Act this week, following seven years of promising the repeal of the Affordable Care Act (ACA, also known as Obamacare) and after weeks of negotiations following the House of Representatives’ passage of the American Health Care Act (H.R. 1628), a […]

Video: USPS contractor pleads guilty to stealing packages containing medications for VA patients

Video: USPS contractor pleads guilty to stealing packages containing medications for VA patients

(WJHL) – 6/21/17 – A United States Postal Service contractor pleaded guilty Wednesday in federal court to stealing mail, specifically 33 packages containing narcotics that were meant for Veterans Affairs patients. Bronson Cobble signed a plea agreement last week admitting to a scheme where he stole VA packages and took the medication inside them. WJHL […]

Postal Unions Send a United Message to PMG Brennan Denouncing “Wholesale and Massive Job Cuts”

Postal Unions Send a United Message to PMG Brennan Denouncing “Wholesale and Massive Job Cuts”

06/22/2017 – On June 21, the APWU and National Postal Mail Handlers Union (NPMHU) sent a joint letter (see letter below) to Postmaster General Megan Brennan chastising her administration’s “wholesale and massive job cuts.” APWU President Mark Dimondstein and NPMHU President Paul Hogrogian explained, “The cutting of an already skeletal workforce will not only cause […]

Postal Unions Prevail in National Level Decision on Voting Rights

Postal Unions Prevail in National Level Decision on Voting Rights

NPMHU – 6/22/17 – In a decision issued on June 21, 2017, Arbitrator Shyam Das, concluded that postal employees including mail handlers are entitled to administrative leave (voting) under ELM 519.32 when they participate in presidential caucuses. The case was filed by the NALC, and the NPMHU and the APWU intervened. Notably, fifteen states and […]

Video: Scam Artists Using Postal Service To Steal Identities

Video: Scam Artists Using Postal Service To Steal Identities

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) — Scam artists have figured out how to use the United States Postal Service to steal your identity. The scammers are redirecting people’s mail to rip off personal information. The mail stopped coming to Frank and Rebecca Ronquillo’s house. Then, they received a letter from the Postal Service saying it received a […]

Video: Illinois mailman becomes unexpected hero

Video: Illinois mailman becomes unexpected hero

ROCKFORD, Ill. (WIFR) — Everyone is okay after a car crashes into a McDonald’s on Kishwaukee Street. Now a mom and baby have an unexpected hero to thank for helping them right after the accident. What started as US postal worker Vince Brown’s normal lunch break ended in an act of heroism. Brown says as […]