NALC: Collective bargaining update

June 30, 2024 As NALC continues to finalize preparation and work out details for interest arbitration with USPS and the mutually selected chair of the interest arbitration panel, Arbitrator Dennis R. Nolan, the parties continue to negotiate in an effort to reach a tentative agreement. For many years, NALC and USPS bargaining representatives have ‚Äúlocked…

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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‚Äô arbitrator for the 2019…

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NALC: Entering the next phase of negotiations

July 14, 2023 As previously reported, NALC has continued to negotiate for a new collective bargaining agreement with the U.S. Postal Service during the statutorily required 60-day mediation period. That period, which began with the formal expiration of the 2019-2023 Agreement on May 20, is set to expire on July 19. While discussions on the…

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NALC President Rolando announces Ballot Committee

December 29, 2020 NALC President Fredric Rolando has appointed a Ballot Committee to monitor and observe the dispatch, receipt, and tabulation of the ballots in the upcoming ratification election of the proposed 2019-2023 National Agreement between NALC and USPS. Every active letter carrier eligible to vote in the contract ratification election will be mailed a…

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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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Update on NALC Contract Negotiations: Parties Remain at Impasse 

November 22, 2019 NALC and management negotiators have reached the end of the 60-day mediation period following the Sept. 20 expiration of our National Agreement with USPS. The parties remain at impasse and are discussing the selection of a neutral arbitrator. Although NALC will continue to bargain in good faith, we will not delay the…

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APWU President: Interest Arbitration Update # 4

President Dimondstein’s fourth interest arbitration update highlighting the most recent proceedings for a good contract. APWU argued for expanding postal services, guaranteed hours, and regular schedules for PTFs and PSEs. Source: American Postal Workers Union

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