NALC statement on USPS’ FY2016 Q3 report

NALC statement on USPS’ FY2016 Q3 report

The U.S. Postal Service has announced its financial results for the third quarter of Fiscal Year 2016, covering April, May and June. Here is a statement from NALC President Fredric Rolando: Today’s quarterly report puts the year-to-date operating profit of the Postal Service at $1.3 billion, demonstrating the overall strength of the postal turnaround. Operating […]

NALC: Celebrate ‘Postal Heritage Day’ on July 26

NALC: Celebrate ‘Postal Heritage Day’ on July 26

The 2014 NALC Convention in Philadelphia approved a resolution to observe July 26 as “Postal Heritage Day.” The resolution, introduced by San Francisco Branch 214, noted that the U.S. Postal Service traces its roots to an act of the Second Continental Congress on July 26, 1775, establishing a United States Post Office and naming Benjamin […]

House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform leaders introduce and mark up bipartisan postal bills

House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform leaders introduce and mark up bipartisan postal bills

On July 12, the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform (OGR) advanced two postal reform measures: the Postal Service Reform Act of 2016 (H.R. 5714) and the Postal Service Financial Improvement Act (H.R. 5707). The bills were formally introduced earlier in the week by a bipartisan group of leaders of the OGR Committee: Chairman […]

NALC statement on House Postal Service Reform Act of 2016

NALC statement on House Postal Service Reform Act of 2016

NALC News – 7/12/16 – The House Oversight and Government Reform Committee on July 12 advanced the Postal Service Reform Act of 2016 (H.R. 5714), a bipartisan bill introduced by leaders of the committee. Below is a statement from National Association of Letter Carriers President Fredric Rolando in response to the legislation: While this legislation […]

Two children of NALC members win Union Plus scholarships

Two children of NALC members win Union Plus scholarships

Washington, D.C. – Union Plus recently awarded $150,000 in scholarships to 104 students representing 32 unions, including two winners representing the National Association of Letter Carriers (NALC). This year’s group of scholarship recipients includes university, college, and trade or technical school students from 32 states. The NALC winners are: Samantha Gollmer of Albion, Pa. Gollmer, whose mother, […]

NALC endorses Hillary Clinton for president

NALC endorses Hillary Clinton for president

Fredric Rolando, president of the National Association of Letter Carriers (NALC), released the following statement regarding the NALC Executive Council’s endorsement of Hillary Clinton for president of the United States: Following a tremendously hard-fought primary process, NALC is proud to endorse former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton to serve as the next president of the […]

NALC: Contract negotiations update: Bargaining to continue beyond midnight deadline

NALC: Contract negotiations update: Bargaining to continue beyond midnight deadline

NALC – 5/20/16 – Following 90 days of bargaining over the terms of a new National Agreement—culminating in a week of intense negotiations—NALC and the U.S. Postal Service announced tonight that the bargaining period would be extended beyond the midnight expiration of the 2011-2016 contract on May 20. During the extended period of negotiations, the terms […]

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