NALC honored heroic postal employees at its annual awards ceremony

March 28, 2024 A Postal Service employee who saved a customer being attacked by a dog received the top hero of the year award from the National Association of Letter Carriers this week. Philip Moon, an Amarillo, TX, letter carrier, was in his delivery vehicle last fall when he saw the woman being attacked. He…

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PMG DeJoy Statement on 30-day Sentence for Armed Robbery of USPS Letter Carrier

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Postmaster General Louis DeJoy released the following statement regarding a recent 30-day sentence for a criminal involved in the armed robbery of a Postal Service letter carrier in San Francisco: “It is simply unacceptable that a criminal was sentenced to a mere 30-days for threatening a letter carrier at gunpoint and stealing…

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USPS, NALC select an interest arbitrator but continue negotiations

March 3, 2024 The Postal Service and the National Association of Letter Carriers (NALC) continue to negotiate to reach a new contract but are also moving forward with preparations for a potential interest arbitration. Both parties have selected Dennis Nolan to serve as the interest arbitrator. Nolan served as the parties’ arbitrator for the 2019…

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Former Kansas NALC Treasurer Indicted for Embezzling $86,000 in Union Funds

On January 3, 2024, in the United States District Court for the District of Kansas, Randal Dunlap, former Treasurer of National Association of Letter Carriers (NALC) Branch 1018 (located in Manhattan, Kans.), was charged in a seven-count indictment for embezzling approximately $86,000 in union funds, filing false reports, and falsifying union records, in violation of…

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NALC: Postal Service Health Benefits – What every Letter Carrier needs to know

In 2022, The Postal Service Reform Act repealed the USPS’s unfair pre-funding mandate, ensuring six-day delivery and creating the Postal Service Health Benefits (PSHB) Program within the existing Federal Employees Health Benefits (FEHB) Program. These accomplishments benefit the long-term financial stability of the USPS, which in turn benefits letter carriers. This month’s Postal Record discusses…

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NALC: An important reminder about holiday pay

An important reminder about holiday pay: Did you know if you work on the Christmas holiday, you may be entitled to an additional 50 percent of your pay? Check out the thread below for more info.⤵️ pic.twitter.com/2rcyYztbRc — Letter Carriers (@NALC_National) December 7, 2023 Related: APWU: 2024 Leave Calendar and Leave Chart Available

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USPS: Nationwide Effort to Crack Down on Postal Crime and Crimes Against Postal Employees

Monetary Rewards Increased for Information that Leads to the Arrest and Conviction of a Perpetrator of Postal Crime WASHINGTON, DC — The U.S Postal Service (USPS) and U.S. Postal Inspection Service (Inspection Service) today provided an update on their Project Safe Delivery campaign to crack down on postal crimes, including attacks against postal employees. Announced in May 2023,…

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OSC Wins Legal Victory for 9/11 Veteran Wrongfully Denied Reemployment by USPS

August 30, 2023 The U.S. Office of Special Counsel (OSC) today announced a legal victory in its longstanding effort to obtain relief for a Maine Air National Guardsman who was wrongfully denied reinstatement in his Postal Service job following his post-9/11 military duty. Last week, the U.S. Merit Systems Protection Board (MSPB), which adjudicates federal…

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