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NALC: Step credit for former TEs to be recalculated

When applying the provisions of the MOU Re: Step Credit for Former Transitional Employees, USPS divided the employees’ total days on the rolls as a TE days by 365. This calculation was flawed. For example, this calculation would require a TE to work over two weeks into their fourth year as a TE to get credit for three years

NALC: Promotion Pay and Hold in Place dispute settled

This settlement (M-01893) lifts the hold in place instituted by USPS. The carriers affected by the hold in place will receive their step increases as scheduled prior to being held. These carriers will receive any retroactive pay owed back to the time they should have received their step increase(s).

NALC: House resolution introduced on USPS privatization

Today, a group of 10 bipartisan representatives introduced a House Resolution (H. Res. 993) calling on Congress to take all appropriate measures to ensure that the Postal Service remain an independent agency of the federal government and not be subject to privatization.

NALC: Supreme Court attacks workers’ rights in Janus decision

In a narrow 5-4 decision, the Supreme Court once again sided with corporate special interests and against America’s working families. In a case called Janus vs. AFSCME, the Court ruled that public sector unions may no longer benefit from so-called agency fees, the payment required of non-union members to pay for the cost of collective bargaining services.

NALC on OPM proposed retirement changes

On May 4, Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Director Jeff Pon sent a letter to Speaker of the House Paul Ryan making four legislative recommendations that, if enacted, would require current and future federal employees to make larger pension contributions, and also would scale back retirement benefits for current retirees