Letter Carriers to Be Recognized as Heroes of the Year

Letter Carriers to Be Recognized as Heroes of the Year

WASHINGTON, Sept. 19, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Letter carriers who rescued residents from burning homes, saved a young boy who had darted onto a busy highway and stopped an assault and robbery targeting several women will be honored Wednesday in Washington DC. Other carriers being recognized on Sept. 21 brightened the lives of children with disabilities, […]

Video: NALC 2016 Letter Carrier Heroes of the Year

2016 Letter Carrier Heroes of the Year Letter carriers who saved a girl from a vicious dog attack, stopped and assault and robbery, rescued patrons from house fires, formed special bonds with their customers and used their personal story to help educate others about mental illness and addiction are the 2016 Letter Carrier Heroes of the […]

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, […]

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