NALC, USPS reach tentative National Agreement

Statement from President Rolando: “Today I am pleased to announce that NALC and the U.S. Postal Service have reached a tentative agreement on a new national contract, a goal we have been working toward continuously for the last 17 months. As I have repeatedly reported many times, NALC followed a dual-track approach to achieve a…

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Mail Handlers to Receive Wage Increase Effective November 21, 2020

As provided for in Article 9.1 of the NPMHU 2019 National Agreement, the wage scales for all Mail Handler employees will be adjusted upward effective November 21, 2020. This is the second of three guaranteed wage increases provided for in the 2019 contract. Specifically, with regard to career employees: Effective November 21, 2020 – the…

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NALC: Interest Arbitration Update

October 28, 2020 This week, NALC and USPS have continued with interest arbitration hearings each day to resolve the impasse over the 2019 collective bargaining agreement. The arbitration panel, chaired by neutral Arbitrator Dennis Nolan, heard testimony this week from NALC President Fred Rolando, Executive Vice President Brian Renfroe and two panels of letter carriers…

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APWU-USPS 2018-2021 National Collective Bargaining Agreement is available

The electronic version of the Collective Bargaining Agreement is here. The hard copy is available for pre-order from the APWU Store and orders will begin shipping in August. All contracts are spiral bound and priced at $10. A limited number of contracts [no charge] will ship to local unions and all NBAs and National Officers….

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NALC: Interest Arbitration dates scheduled

May 14, 2020 The interest arbitration hearing dates for a new collective bargaining agreement scheduled for May, June, and July were previously postponed due to the continuing effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. New hearing dates in September through November have now been confirmed. Neutral arbitrator Dennis Nolan provided the parties sufficient hearing dates for this…

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NPMHU: Mail Handlers Ratify 2019 National Agreement

The terms of the 2019 National Agreement between the NPMHU and the U.S. Postal Service were officially ratified on April 7, 2020, after a short delay in counting the votes caused by the ongoing pandemic. The certified results show that over 96% of the membership approved of the new contract, with the final vote tally…

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APWU: Automatic Dues Increase

TO: Local/State Presidents FROM: Elizabeth “Liz” Powell, Secretary-Treasurer DATE: March 30, 2020 SUBJECT: Automatic Dues Increase In accordance with Article 16, Section 2(a) of the APWU Constitution and Bylaws, please be advised that there are to be two (2) automatic dues increases effective November 24, 2018, Pay Period 25 and November 23, 2019, Pay Period…

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APWU Releases New Contract in PDF Format

Just three days after Arbitrator Goldberg rendered his binding Interest Arbitration Award on the 2018-2021 new union contract, the national APWU is pleased to be able to circulate the entire contract with all the appropriate contractual updates for use by the officers, shop stewards and members. “We understand how important it is to get your…

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