Career Mail Handlers Scheduled to Receive Second of Seven Possible Cost-of-Living Adjustments

Career Mail Handlers Scheduled to Receive Second of Seven Possible Cost-of-Living Adjustments

NPMHU – 2/17/17 – Effective on March 4, 2017, all career Mail Handler craft employees are scheduled to receive the second of seven possible cost-of-living (COLA) adjustments as outlined in Article 9.3 of the 2016 National Agreement.  This COLA increase is based on the upward change in the relevant Consumer Price Index (CPI) following release […]

Mail Handlers: Wage Increase To Be Implemented Saturday February 18

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 […]

APWU: Significant COLA Increase

APWU: Significant COLA Increase

APWU News – 02/15/2017 – Career employees represented by the APWU will receive a 16 cent per hour cost-of-living adjustment (COLA) effective March 4, in accordance with the 2015-2018 Collective Bargaining Agreement (Postal Support Employees are not eligible for cost-of-living increases, but they receive five general wage increases under the 2015-2018 contract). The increase is the result of an […]

Mail Handlers Ratify New Contract

Mail Handlers Ratify New Contract

MEMBERSHIP RATIFIES 2016 NATIONAL AGREEMENT The members of the NPMHU have overwhelmingly ratified the terms of the 2016 National Agreement with the Postal Service.  The vote to ratify exceeded 93%, with the official certification still to be issued by the American Arbitration Association later this weekend.  More details about the vote totals will be distributed […]

NALC statement on USPS’ Q1 financial report for FY 2017

NALC statement on USPS’ Q1 financial report for FY 2017

NALC President Fredric Rolando’s statement on the Feb. 9 release of the U.S. Postal Service’s financial statement for the first quarter of Fiscal Year 2017, covering the months of October, November and December of 2016: Today’s Postal Service financial report shows a $522 million operating profit for the first quarter of Fiscal Year 2017, demonstrating […]

APWU: The Postal Service Reform Act of 2017 Is A Positive Step Forward

APWU: The Postal Service Reform Act of 2017 Is A Positive Step Forward

APWU News – 02/07/2017 – On Feb. 7, a hearing was held before the full House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform on the Postal Service Reform Act of 2017 (H.R. 756). The legislation, introduced on Jan. 31, is sponsored by the Oversight Committee’s Chairman Jason Chaffetz (R-UT) and Ranking Member Elijah Cummings (D-MD) as well as Representatives Mark […]

Video: Rolando testifies about postal legislation before House committee

NALC News – 2/7/17 – On Feb. 7, NALC President Fredric Rolando testified before a House Oversight and Government Reform Committee hearing titled, “Accomplishing Postal Reform in the 115th Congress.” Also testifying at the hearing were Postmaster General Megan Brennan, Postal Regulatory Commission Chairman Robert Taub, Government Accountability Office Director of Physical Infrastructure Issues Lori […]

Postal Supervisors Supports H.R. 756, Postal Reform Act of 2017

Postal Supervisors Supports H.R. 756, Postal Reform Act of 2017

NAPS SUPPORTS H.R. 756, POSTAL REFORM ACT OF 2017 NAPS – 2/6/17 – The National Association of Postal Supervisors (NAPS) reviewed H.R. 756, Postal Reform Act of 2017 and is in support of the bill. To read NAPS’s letter to Chairman Chaffetz and Ranking Member Cummings of the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform supporting […]

Rolando to testify Tuesday on Capitol Hill Tuesday

Rolando to testify Tuesday on Capitol Hill Tuesday

NALC 2/6/17 – NALC President Fredric Rolando is among those called to testify at a House Oversight and Government Reform Committee hearing on the recently introduced postal bill, The Postal Service Reform Act of 2017 (H.R. 756). The hearing is set for Tuesday, Feb. 7, at 10 a.m. ET, in the Rayburn House Office Building […]

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