Rural Carrier? Check Out PEN’s New Sponsor

Rural Carrier? Check Out PEN’s New Sponsor

We’re proud to have US Drive Right as one of PEN’s new sponsors. Read below for more information. About US Drive Right US Drive Right was started in Spring Arbor, MI in 2007 by a pair of local businessmen who discovered that the vast majority of rural mail carriers were delivering mail in mostly inadequate […]

USPS and Rural Carriers reach tentative agreement

USPS and Rural Carriers reach tentative agreement

Labor update USPS, NRLCA reach tentative agreement USPS News Link 2/10/16 USPS and NRLCA have reached a tentative agreement on a new three-year labor contract. The Postal Service and the National Rural Letter Carriers’ Association (NRLCA) have reached a tentative agreement on a new three-year labor contract. The contract covers approximately 119,000 employees represented by […]

NPMHU: Addendum to MOU Re: Filling of Residual Vacancies Signed

NPMHU: Addendum to MOU Re: Filling of Residual Vacancies Signed

February 9, 2016- In a memorandum to all Local Presidents, President Hogrogian and CAD Manager T.J. Branch report that the NPMHU and the Postal Service have signed another MOU about the filling of residual vacancies, this one supplementing the earlier August 2015 MOU on this subject. Through this February 8, 2016 agreement, the parties have […]

NPMHU Secures Step 4 Settlement on Progressive Discipline for MHAs

NPMHU Secures Step 4 Settlement on Progressive Discipline for MHAs

February 9, 2016- The NPMHU and the Postal Service have reached a Step 4 settlement on the important issue of the meaning of “just cause” when the Postal Service imposes discipline on Mail Handler Assistants.  The operative paragraph of the settlement agreement, quoted below, provides that discipline of MHAs must be both progressive and corrective […]

NPMHU Prevails in First Phase of National Arbitration Challenging Proposed Closings and Consolidations

NPMHU Prevails in First Phase of National Arbitration Challenging Proposed Closings and Consolidations

December 4, 2015- The NPMHU has prevailed in the first phase of its National arbitration against the Postal Service challenging many of the proposed closings and consolidations of mail processing plants under the Area Mail Processing guidelines found in Handbook PO-408. National Arbitrator Shyam Das has concluded, in his interim award, that the Handbook PO-408 […]

Unions Request to White House: Proclaim Postal Heritage Day

Unions Request to White House: Proclaim Postal Heritage Day

From NPMHU – 6/8/15 On behalf of the nearly 500,000 postal employees who live and work in communities all across America, the NPMHU, APWU, NALC and NRLCA have jointly endorsed a request to the White House, seeking a Presidential Proclamation establishing a “Postal Heritage Day”. This proclamation would recognize America’s Postal Service as one of […]

NPMHU: Settlement Reached in Data Security Breach

NPMHU: Settlement Reached in Data Security Breach

A settlement agreement has been reached between the Postal Service and all four postal unions, including the NPMHU, affirming the right of the unions to bargain with the Postal Service over a massive data security breach that took place in 2014.  The settlement has been approved by the National Labor Relations Board, and will require […]

Postal Service Announces Additional Changes to the Phase II-2015 USPS Network Rationalization Consolidation List

Postal Service Announces Additional Changes to the Phase II-2015 USPS Network Rationalization Consolidation List

NPMHU – April 26, 2015 – As it does on most Friday afternoons, the USPS announced its most recent changes to the Phase II-2015 USPS Network Rationalization Consolidation list, in a posting dated April 24, 2015.  This is the fourth consecutive week that the Postal Service has made modifications to the Network Rationalization Consolidation list.  […]