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UPMA statement on Senate Postal Bill (S. 2629)

Both bills would integrate FEHBP and Medicare coverage for Medicare-eligible postal retirees in order to reduce the Postal Service’s health care liability. In addition, both include a 3-year USPS premium subsidy for newly enrolled Part B beneficiaries. However, S. 2629 includes three waivers of Medicare Part B coverage: (1) financial hardship, (2) Veterans Administration health coverage and (3) the lack of Medicare providers in the retiree’s area of residence.




UPMA – UNIT LEVEL MITAGATION PROCESS NOW OPEN

The FY 2017 NPA End-of-Year report cards were published on November 16, 2017.  The Performance Evaluation System (PES) will open today (11-17-17) to start the process for requesting and reviewing consideration for a unit level mitigating factor.




Louisville, KY, Site of First UPMA National Convention

The 2017 UPMA National Convention got underway Monday morning, Aug. 7, in Louisville, KY. Co-Presidents Sean Acord and Tony Leonardi welcomed members. “This convention has been a long time coming,” Leonardi said, “but it’s finally here.” Despite NAPUS and the League finally merging and becoming one organization, he pointed out, the challenge now is to continue building trust and adjusting to change.




U.S. Postal Service pushes back against Trump hiring freeze

In a brief statement Jan. 25, Postal Service spokesman David Partenheimer told Linn’s: “In view of our independent status, past Executive Orders imposing hiring freezes on Executive Departments and Agencies have not applied to the Postal Service. We have reached out to the Administration to discuss this matter.”