NALC President Responds To Postal Service 3rd Quarter 2017 Financial Results

NALC President Responds To Postal Service 3rd Quarter 2017 Financial Results

8/10/17 – Today’s financial report shows the underlying business strength of the U.S. Postal Service while also indicating the need to address external matters beyond USPS control. The quarterly operating loss of $587 million puts the Postal Service in the red by $55 million three-quarters through the 2017 Fiscal Year. These figures reflect the impact […]

National Association of Letter Carriers membership has ratified a new 40-month labor contract with the Postal Service

National Association of Letter Carriers membership has ratified a new 40-month labor contract with the Postal Service

8/7/17 – USPS News Link – New labor contract – Union ratifies 40-month deal The National Association of Letter Carriers (NALC) membership has ratified a new 40-month labor contract with the Postal Service. The contract covers approximately 211,000 USPS employees represented by the union. “This is a fair, responsible agreement that serves the best interests […]

Court Denies NALC Members Request For Injunction To Defer Counting Of Contract Ratification Ballots

Court Denies NALC Members Request For Injunction To Defer Counting Of Contract Ratification Ballots

Ratification ballot update NALC – 7/28/17 – Today, the U.S. District Court in Washington, DC, denied the request of two NALC members for a preliminary injunction that would have deferred the counting of ballots on the proposed tentative 2016-2019 National Agreement between NALC and the U.S. Postal Service. Thomas Houff of Richmond, VA Branch 496 […]

House committee spending blueprint targets USPS

House committee spending blueprint targets USPS

NALC – 7/20/17 – On July 19, the House Budget Committee released and adopted its Fiscal Year 2018 budget resolution, and it also published a non-binding policy statement. Drawing inspiration from the White House budget, proposed in May, and from a 2010 presidential commission on deficit reduction, the two documents train their sights on postal […]

NALC Statement Regarding Letter Carrier Political Activity During 2016

NALC Statement Regarding Letter Carrier Political Activity During 2016

July 19, 2017 NALC statement regarding July 19 Senate hearing   Today, the Senate Homeland Security and Government Affairs Committee conducted a hearing calling into question the U.S. Postal Service’s longstanding policy of approving leave without pay (LWOP) for employees to participate in political activity, most recently in 2016. While not party to today’s hearing, NALC will submit a […]

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 […]

Redesigned Heat Safety Tool App Released May Help Letter Carriers

Redesigned Heat Safety Tool App Released May Help Letter Carriers

NALC/OSHA/NIOSH – 6/16/17 – The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) and Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) have collaborated to update OSHA’s original Heat Safety Tool app for smartphones. The updated app, available for both Android and iPhone, provides a clearer user interface while still providing the same information to help keep employees safe when working […]

NALC Responds To President Trump’s 2018 Budget

NALC Responds To President Trump’s 2018 Budget

NALC – 5/24/17 – On May 23, the White House released its Fiscal Year 2018 budget proposal as a follow up to the “skinny budget” released in March. The $4.094 trillion request, titled “A New Foundation for American Greatness,” proposes job-killing delivery service cuts at the U.S. Postal Service and calls for massive federal spending […]

NALC Contract Ratification Update – Rap Session Announced

NALC Contract Ratification Update – Rap Session Announced

NALC News – 5/23/17 – Per Article 16 of the NALC Constitution, ratification shall be a mail referendum vote and the ballot shall be mailed only to regular members of the NALC as defined in Article 2, Section 1 (a), excluding non-letter carrier regular members as shown by the records of the national secretary-treasurer as […]

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