230 Post Offices to be test sites for Consolidated Casing

Over 230 post offices nationwide will be test sites for this process. Phase 1 will be in May, Phase 2 in June, and Phase 3 in August. Under this test, carriers will either be “casing multiple routes” or “delivering on the street for 7 hours and 45 minutes”. Source: NALC Branch 358 – Facebook

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NALC Contract negotiations update: Bargaining to continue beyond midnight deadline

May 20, 2016 Following 90 days of bargaining over the terms of a new National Agreement—culminating in a week of intense negotiations—NALC and the U.S. Postal Service announced tonight that the bargaining period would be extended beyond the midnight expiration of the 2011-2016 contract on May 20. During the extended period of negotiations, the terms…

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ELM Revision: Reductions in Grade (City Carriers & Mail Handlers)

Effective August 7, 2014, the Postal Service™ is revising the Employee and Labor Relations Manual (ELM), subchapter 420, Wage Administration Policy for Bargaining Unit Employees, sections 422.225 (City Carriers) and 422.325 (Mail Handlers), Reductions in Grade. This policy change applies to the step and next step date to be assigned to bargaining unit employees when…

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