Labor update: USPS, NRLCA reach tentative agreement

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February 10, 2016 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 the union. “This is a fair and responsible agreement that is in the best interest of our employees, our customers and the…

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NRLCA Reaches Tentative Agreement with USPS for Three-Year Contract

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February 10, 2016 The NRLCA and Postal Service have negotiated a tentative agreement to cover the 3-year period from May 21, 2015 to May 20, 2018. In this special edition of The National Rural Letter Carrier, you will find the details of the tentative agreement, including an explanation of proposed changes to the existing contract…

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APWU Pittsburgh Retiree Record – February 15, 2016 Edition

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The Staples Project – The Beat Goes On! The campaign of demonstrations at Staples stores has entered the third year! Communications by the Western PA Postal Solidarity Committee setting forth the schedule of these events have been and are being sent to active Pittsburgh Metro members and members of our Retiree Chapter. But beyond the…

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USPS: Color of love – Postmaster creates Valentine’s Day page

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The Postal Service’s resident cartoonist wants to help customers and employees celebrate Valentine’s Day. Sycamore, OH, Postmaster Earl Musick, a freelance cartoonist whose holiday-themed coloring pages are a USPS Christmas tradition, has created an image for Feb. 14. The new page features a child handing a valentine to a smiling letter carrier. Musick’s drawings are…

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