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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Postal Worker West: Contract Fight Heats Up In D.C.!

Postal Worker West – August 2019 Edition via Omar M. Gonzalez, APWU Western Region Coordinator: ÔÇťListen, these hearings will not be a piece of cake. We intend to and will show them our members deserve to maintain the rights and benefits they have already earned and also a decent pay raise and extended protections, said…

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APWU: #PostalSlam Video Challenge 

August 20, 2019 #APWUÔÇÖs gearing up for a tough national contract arbitration & we need that #APWUnited support. Show your labor solidarity & tell us what you love about the union. Post your own #PostalSlam video & tag us! Here’s Maintenance Craft Director Idowu Balogun, Clerk Craft Director Clint Burelson, Support Service Craft Director Stephen…

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