USPS and National Postal Mail Handlers Union reach tentative agreement

December 15, 2022 The Postal Service and the National Postal Mail Handlers Union have reached a tentative agreement on a three-year contract, covering more than 55,000 employees represented by the union. “This agreement is balanced and fair. It addresses both parties’ bargaining objectives in a financially responsible manner and furthers the objectives of the Delivering…

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NPMHU Appeals USPS Craft Determination of Small Delivery Unit Sorter (SDUS) and Single Induction Parcel Sorter (SIPS)

December 6, 2022 Please find linked, copies of two separate appeals recently filed by the NPMHU to challenge the Postal Service’s November 14, 2022 determination of craft jurisdiction for employees operating the Small Delivery Unit Sorter (SDUS) and Single Induction Parcel Sorter (SIPS). These machines have been deployed in facilities throughout the country and are…

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NPMHU: Craft Determination, Single Induction Process Sorter (SIPS), Small Delivery unit Sorter (SDUS)

November 17, 2022 We enclose a copy of a November 14, 2022 letter, just received in the National Office, that sets forth the Postal Service’s determination of craft jurisdiction for employees operating the Single Induction Parcel Sorter (SIPS) and the Small Delivery Unit Sorter (SDUS). The SIPS and SDUS are currently deployed throughout the country…

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NPMHU President to Testify on Nov 16th Before House Committee on Oversight and Reform

November 15, 2022 On Wednesday, November 16, 2022, at 2:00 p.m. ET, Rep. Gerald E. Connolly, Chairman of the Subcommittee on Government Operations, will hold a hybrid hearing to examine the United States Postal Service’s performance during past holiday seasons, preparations for the upcoming holiday season, and how changes to the Postal Service will affect…

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USPS, NPMHU extend contract talks

September 21, 2022 USPS and the National Postal Mail Handlers Union (NPMHU) have agreed to extend contract negotiations on a new collective bargaining agreement. Although the contract with the NPMHU expired at midnight Sept. 20, the Postal Service and the union mutually agreed to extend negotiations. The NPMHU represents more than 55,000 mail handlers nationwide….

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APWU: Arbitrator Sharnoff Issues National-Level Award on ADUS Craft Jurisdiction

September 9, 2022 On September 1, 2022 Arbitrator Joseph M. Sharnoff issued his latest national-level RI-399 award, this one concerning the Automated Delivery Unit Sorter (ADUS). The ADUS award was the last in a series of four RI-399 craft jurisdiction awards that the APWU, NPMHU (Mail Handlers Union) and the Postal Service had presented at…

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NPMHU: Arbitrator Brent Rules on Subcontracting of Kansas City Surface Transfer Center (STC)

The NPMHU won a great arbitration decision on the subcontracting of the Kansas City Surface Transfer Center (STC). PMG DeJoy has been busy contracting out our work to XPO Logistics, a company in which he owns substantial stock. August 23, 2022 The Employer’s argument that there was no significant impact on the bargaining unit because…

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