At the height of the 2008-2009 recession, more than 800,000 Americans per month lost their jobs. Last week alone more than three million did so. The Covid-19 crisis is both a public health crisis and an economic crisis. The U.S. Postal Service is a vitally important tool for combatting these twin calamities.
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Due to the concerning and rapid developments surrounding the Coronavirus pandemic and related health and safety concerns regarding travel combined with government advice on avoiding large gatherings
NALC created the NALC Veterans Group to provide access to information and tools specific to veterans’ rights and benefits within the Postal Service.
NALC and USPS have mutually agreed to postpone a national-level grievance regarding the delay in implementing Arbitrator Goldberg’s Award in Case No. Q15C-4Q-C 17697250 which was issued August 6, 2018.
NALC will continue to update letter carriers on the process, as additional budget details are released and as the House and Senate begin their budget considerations.
The Postal Service’s financial report for the first quarter of fiscal 2020 underlines the need for congressional action on common-sense legislative reform. The first step toward such reform is the USPS Fairness Act, which a large bipartisan majority of the House of Representatives voted for earlier this week.
This year, the December period begins Pay Period 25-19, Week 2 (Nov. 30, 2019) and ends Pay Period 01-20, Week 1 (Dec. 27, 2019).
NALC and management negotiators have reached the end of the 60-day mediation period following the Sept. 20 expiration of our National Agreement with USPS.
The large loss posted by the U.S. Postal Service in Fiscal Year 2019 ($8.8 billion) is largely the result of external factors, not the normal operations of the agency.
National Arbitrator Shyam Das has issued his award in a national interpretive dispute involving the memorandum of understanding regarding the consolidation of NALC pay levels.
The federal district court in Washington D.C. today issued a decision dismissing NALC’s lawsuit that sought to halt the Consolidated Casing Initiative.
The United States Postal Service is the only federal entity that’s required to prefund its retirees’ healthcare, and National Association of Letter Carriers Branch 533 President Pam Jones hopes to see that change.
As referenced in Article 8, sections 4 and 5, of the USPS-NALC and USPS-APWU national agreements, the December period (during which penalty overtime regulations are not applicable) consists of 4 consecutive service weeks.
U.S. District Court Judge James E. Boasberg today heard arguments in NALC’S lawsuit against the Postal Service over the Consolidated Casing Initiative.
On Sept. 20, 2019, negotiations for a new collective-bargaining agreement between NALC and USPS came to an impasse. The current collective-bargaining agreement remains in force pending final resolution of the parties’ collective-bargaining dispute.
To our brothers and sisters in the impacted areas that have been affected by Tropical Storm Imelda, we need your help to make sure that we are notified of the needs of our membership in this area.