UPDATE ON NPMHU-USPS BARGAINING

UPDATE ON NPMHU-USPS BARGAINING

Negotiations between the NPMHU and the Postal Service over the terms of their 2016 National Agreement have been revived, with the parties meeting in Washington, DC to resolve their remaining disputes. One of the primary reasons for extending the NPMHU-USPS negotiations deadline past May 20, 2016 was to await issuance of a related interest-arbitration award, […]

NPMHU Issues Contract Update #8

NPMHU Issues Contract Update #8

Contract Negotiations Extended Beyond Deadline 2016 No. 8 – May 25, 2016 As expected, a lot happened during the final days of this year’s regular bargaining period.  The Postal Service and NPMHU negotiated right up until the clock struck midnight on Friday, May 20.  Despite these efforts, however, an agreement on all of the outstanding […]

NPMHU/USPS Contract Negotiations Extended

NPMHU/USPS Contract Negotiations Extended

NPMHU – May 21, 2016 — The NPMHU and USPS bargaining teams have been engaged in contract negotiations since late February 2016 in an effort to reach agreement on the terms of their 2016 National Agreement.  Contract talks between the parties continued well into the night on Friday, May 20, 2016 as the 2011 National […]

NPMHU: Memorandum Addresses NPMHU Bidding Procedures During Bargaining

NPMHU: Memorandum Addresses NPMHU Bidding Procedures During Bargaining

5/19/16 – Employees represented by the NPMHU will be allowed to bid under the new contract, whether or not the parties reach a tentative settlement, extend bargaining, or enter into impasse procedures. Successful bids on or after May 21, 2016 will be counted towards the bid maximums established in the 2016 National Agreement. Read the Union’s memorandum and related […]

NPMHU Issues Contract Update #6

NPMHU Issues Contract Update #6

USPS Delivers Financial Presentation NPMHU – 2016 No. 6 – May 12, 2016 This past week the Postal Service presented the NPMHU bargaining team with its official, on-the-record Financial Presentation.  This did not include a proposed wage or benefit package for the 2016 National Agreement, but rather focused on the Postal Service’s current financial situation. […]

NPMHU Issues Contract Update #5

NPMHU Issues Contract Update #5

2016 No. 5 – May 3, 2016 Bargaining is entering its final phase as the month of May 2016 approaches.  With the contract slated to expire at midnight on May 20, 2016, both the NPMHU and the Postal Service have begun to draft tentative agreements. Tentative agreements, or TAs, as they are known in the […]

Labor deal ratified – NRLCA approves new contract with USPS

Labor deal ratified – NRLCA approves new contract with USPS

Labor deal ratified NRLCA approves new contract with USPS USPS News Link 4/13/16 NRLCA represents approximately 119,000 USPS employees. The National Rural Letter Carriers’ Association (NRLCA) membership has ratified a new three-year labor contract with the Postal Service. The contract covers approximately 119,000 employees represented by the union. Highlights of the agreement include annual general […]

NPMHU Issues Contract Update #3

NPMHU Issues Contract Update #3

4/5/16 – The NPMHU and the Postal Service have now been engaged in collective bargaining for approximately one month.  During the month of March, the Union has been meeting with management representatives an average of three days per week.  Some of the meetings were on the record (also known as “main table”) and some have […]

NPMHU Issues Contract Update #2

NPMHU Issues Contract Update #2

2016 No. 2 – March 29, 2016 (pdf) Bargaining is underway! Representatives from the Postal Service have now met at least three times with representatives from the NPMHU Negotiations Team for productive rounds of on-the-record meetings.

NPMHU: PRC Affirms That USPS Exigent Surcharge Pricing to End April 10

NPMHU: PRC Affirms That USPS Exigent Surcharge Pricing to End April 10

NPMHU – 3/29/16 – By Order dated March 29, 2016, the Postal Regulatory Commission has approved new postal rates and product descriptions reflecting removal of the exigent surcharge of approximately 4.3%.  The PRC noted that this is the culmination of several Commission orders spanning nearly six years and several Commission dockets.  In brief, in 2013, […]

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