NPMHU Joins Federal-Postal Coalition To Defeat Harmful Budget Resolution

NPMHU Joins Federal-Postal Coalition To Defeat Harmful Budget Resolution

NPMHU Joins Federal-Postal Coalition Calling on House Members to Defeat Harmful Republican Budget Resolution The NPMHU has joined with 28 other federal and postal employee and retiree organizations, as members of the Federal-Postal Coalition, in calling upon House Members to defeat the Republican budget resolution. The House budget resolution specifically proposes the following benefit reductions: 1) […]

Equipment Maintenance Allowance Schedule for Rural Routes

Equipment Maintenance Allowance Schedule for Rural Routes

From Postal Bulletin 22406 – January 2015 In accordance with the provisions of Article 9, Section 2.J.3 of the Rural Carrier National Agreement, effective January 10, 2015 (pay period 03-15), the equipment maintenance allowance (EMA) will decrease to 69.5 cents per mile. The EMA is 69.5 cents per mile, or a minimum of $27.80 per […]

NPMHU: Union Notified of New Developments in USPS Data Breach

NPMHU: Union Notified of New Developments in USPS Data Breach

December 18, 2014 – In a new development on the earlier data breach at the Postal Service, USPS has now sent individual letters to another group of employees who may have had personal information compromised. USPS informed us that a large number of Workers Compensation records were “possibly” compromised, in some cases including not only […]

Mailhandlers Prevails in Lead Clerk National Arbitration

Mailhandlers Prevails in Lead Clerk National Arbitration

November 7, 2014- We are extremely pleased to announce that the NPMHU has prevailed in its National arbitration against the Postal Service over the ability of the Postal Service to allow Lead Clerks to supervise or in any way to assign or direct the work of members of the Mail Handler craft.  Arbitrator Das’ Award makes two important […]

Mail Handlers to Receive Guaranteed Wage Increase Effective Nov 15, 2014

Mail Handlers to Receive Guaranteed Wage Increase Effective Nov 15, 2014

All Mail Handlers to Receive Guaranteed Wage Increase Effective Nov 15, 2014 Effective on November 15, 2014, all career Mail Handler craft employees are scheduled to receive the second of three guaranteed wage increases, as outlined in Article 9.1 of the 2011 National Agreement.  Specifically:  “the basic annual salary schedule, with proportional application to hourly […]