Video: The 25th annual Letter Carriers’ Stamp Out Hunger® Food Drive Is Saturday, May 13, 2017

Video: The 25th annual Letter Carriers’ Stamp Out Hunger® Food Drive Is Saturday, May 13, 2017

Counting down to Food Drive No. 25 NALC’s 25th annual Letter Carriers’ Stamp Out Hunger®Food Drive is just weeks away – on Saturday, May 13 – and with that date drawing ever closer, food drive coordinators in hundreds of NALC branches across America are finalizing their preparations for the nation’s largest one-day food collection event […]

Workers Memorial Day is April 28

Workers Memorial Day is April 28

APWU News – 4/24/17 – The labor movement will observe Workers Memorial Day on April 28, to commemorate those who have been killed or injured on the job and to revitalize the fight for workplace safety. Each year, thousands of workers die and millions more are injured or sickened from dangerous working conditions. Many employers […]

APWU Receives Favorable Arbitration Ruling – Clerk Craft Gains 362 Administrative and Technical Jobs

APWU Receives Favorable Arbitration Ruling – Clerk Craft Gains 362 Administrative and Technical Jobs

04/24/2017 – APWU News – Arbitrator Goldberg ruled that the Postal Service failed to make a good faith effort to return 362 administrative and technical jobs to the Clerk Craft. The arbitration award was issued on April 21, 2017 and settles a long-standing dispute over the Clerk Craft Jobs Memorandum of Understanding in the 2010 […]

NALC members crucial to achieving majority bipartisan co-sponsorship of House door delivery resolution

NALC members crucial to achieving majority bipartisan co-sponsorship of House door delivery resolution

NALC News – Thanks in large part to the efforts of NALC members, House Resolution 28, urging the House of Representatives to take all appropriate measures to ensure the continuation of door delivery for business and residential customers, now has a bipartisan majority of 218 co-sponsors. Please continue to ask your representatives in the House to support strong […]

APWU: Postal Reform Questions & Answers

APWU: Postal Reform Questions & Answers

APWU News – 04/06/2017 – In order to have a healthy, sustainable, public Postal Service, legislation is necessary to protect postal customers and postal workers from USPS’s current financial crisis. The bi-partisan Postal Accountability and Enhancement Act (PAEA) of 2006 largely caused this crisis, sending the Postal Service on a severe downward spiral. The PAEA mandated the Postal […]

APWU Weighs In On PRC Review, Calling for an End to Consumer Price Index Price Cap

APWU Weighs In On PRC Review, Calling for an End to Consumer Price Index Price Cap

APWU News – 03/25/2017 – The American Postal Workers Union (APWU) submitted comments before the March 20 deadline to the Postal Regulatory Commission (PRC) for their ongoing “10 Year Rate System Review,” required by Congress in the 2006 Postal Accountability and Enhancement Act (PAEA). The Commission is reviewing the effects of the current rate system, capped by […]

NALC submits comments in PRC’s rate-setting review

NALC submits comments in PRC’s rate-setting review

NALC – 3/23/17 – The Postal Regulatory Commission’s (PRC) required 10-year review of the way the U.S. Postal Service sets its prices for postage and postal products is underway, with NALC making an official submission to the agency before the public comment window closed on March 20. Chief among NALC’s recommendations is that the PRC […]

APWU: Postal Reform Act of 2017 Moves Forward

APWU: Postal Reform Act of 2017 Moves Forward

APWU News – 03/20/2017 – On March 16, the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee “marked-up” and approved the Postal Reform Act of 2017 (H.R. 756). A mark-up is a formal process where a congressional committee can consider and amend a bill before advancing it to the full House of Representatives or Senate. Recognizing the need to set the […]

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 […]

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