Former Kansas NALC Treasurer Indicted for Embezzling $86,000 in Union Funds

On January 3, 2024, in the United States District Court for the District of Kansas, Randal Dunlap, former Treasurer of National Association of Letter Carriers (NALC) Branch 1018 (located in Manhattan, Kans.), was charged in a seven-count indictment for embezzling approximately $86,000 in union funds, filing false reports, and falsifying union records, in violation of…

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NALC: Postal Service Health Benefits – What every Letter Carrier needs to know

In 2022, The Postal Service Reform Act repealed the USPS’s unfair pre-funding mandate, ensuring six-day delivery and creating the Postal Service Health Benefits (PSHB) Program within the existing Federal Employees Health Benefits (FEHB) Program. These accomplishments benefit the long-term financial stability of the USPS, which in turn benefits letter carriers. This month’s Postal Record discusses…

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NALC: An important reminder about holiday pay

An important reminder about holiday pay: Did you know if you work on the Christmas holiday, you may be entitled to an additional 50 percent of your pay? Check out the thread below for more info.⤵️ pic.twitter.com/2rcyYztbRc — Letter Carriers (@NALC_National) December 7, 2023 Related: APWU: 2024 Leave Calendar and Leave Chart Available

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Update to Article 10 charges against NALC President Renfroe

August 31, 2023 Update to Article 10 charges This is an update to the July 14 notification of charges received by the NALC Executive Council proffered against President Brian L. Renfroe by another member of the Council.  On Aug. 29, the NALC Executive Council received the report of the member appointed to investigate the charges…

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USPS: A look at postal labor unions

August 30, 2023 More than 585,000 Postal Service employees — or about 91 percent of the organization’s total workforce — are members of a bargaining unit. To help mark Labor Day, here’s a look at the eight bargaining units represented in USPS and the approximate number of employees they cover: • National Association of Letter…

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NLRB orders USPS in Tallahassee, FL to stop harassing Letter Carrier and make her whole

August 15, 2023 ORDER The National Labor Relations Board orders that the Respondent, United States Postal Service, Tallahassee, Florida, its officers, agents, successors, and assigns, shall 1. Cease and desist from (a) Discriminating against employees who engage in activities on behalf of National Association of Letter Carriers, Branch 1172, AFL–CIO. (b) In any like or…

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NALC: Fraudulent activity in LiteBlue targeting multifactor authentication

July 14, 2023 USPS officials have informed NALC of additional fraudulent activity against the LiteBlue application. The Postal Service is reporting that this new activity appears to be more sophisticated than the previous infiltration of USPS systems. This breach is compromising the Multifactor Authentication (MFA) one-time passcode feature that was added earlier this year, after…

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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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