USPS OIG Report: Review of Mixed Delivery and Collection Vehicles Acquisition

Objective Our objective was to determine whether the Postal Service’s mixed delivery and collection vehicles acquisition achieved the performance metrics, expected costs, and savings. The mixed delivery and collection vehicle fleet primarily supports Postal Service operations such as mail collection, mixed package delivery routes, and relay drop-offs for city carriers. However, the existing fleet of…

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NALC Statement on USPS Q3 Financial Report for FY 2018

August 10, 2018 NALC President Fredric Rolando’s statement on the release of the U.S. Postal Service’s financial statement for the third quarter of Fiscal Year 2018, covering the months of April, May and June of 2018: The Postal Service’s quarterly financial report shows the Postal Service’s underlying business strength while also indicating the need to…

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USPS: Priority Mail Express label redesigned

The Postal Service has redesigned the Priority Mail Express label to ensure delivery accuracy. The new, single-ply label 11-B/11-F was introduced in July. It replaces the current, three-ply Priority Mail Express label 11-B/11-F. The redesigned label is expected to eliminate delivery challenges that result when the bottom copy is illegible because senders fail to press…

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NALC: Dispute settled, eligible CCAs to receive retroactive holiday pay

July 31, 2018 The issue in this dispute is the effective date of the provisions of Article 11.8, which provides holiday pay for city carrier assistants. In this settlement (M-01894) The parties agreed that eligible CCAs will receive holiday pay for holidays after the first wage increases under the terms of the 2016-2019 National Agreement….

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NALC: Promotion Pay and Hold in Place dispute settled

July 30, 2018 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). After the November…

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NALC: CCAs with 30 months of relative standing on 9/1 to be converted to career status

July 30, 2018 In all offices, CCAs who have at least 30 months of relative standing on 9/1 to be converted to career status NALC and USPS have settled a national level grievance regarding CCAs hired over the contractual caps. This settlement (M-01892) provides that all city carrier assistants in all size offices with 30…

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The NALC Guide to Identifying Intentional False Editing of Clock Rings

July 27, 2018 The NALC Guide to Identifying Intentional False Editing of Clock Rings was created to assist union representatives when investigating grievances concerning clock ring edits that impact letter carriers’ pay. The guide provides instruction on reading the TACS Employee Everything Report, examples of improperly edited clock rings, and includes a grievance starter to…

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NALC: Contact your rep on privatization resolution before August recess

NALC Legislative Update – July 25, 2018 Last week, a group of 10 bipartisan representatives including Reps. Rodney Davis (R-IL), Stephen Lynch (D-MA), Brian Fitzpatrick (R-PA), Paul Cook (R-CA), Brian Mast (R-FL), Don Young (R-AK), Cedric Richmond (D-LA), Stephanie Murphy (D-FL), Dave Loebsack (D-IA) and Marcia Fudge (D-OH) introduced a House Resolution (H. Res. 993)…

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