United Postmasters and Managers of America (UPMA) is now a reality

The much anticipated wait is over. United Postmasters and Managers of America (UPMA) is now a reality. The long history of the League and NAPUS will always live in purpose and mission through you. As we embark on this new journey, I encourage you not to look back but forward in building your future by…

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NAPUS: Part Time Postmasters Pay Changes, Conversion Option 

The following information concerning changes in pay for part time Postmasters, and their option to convert to a clerk position, was received from Labor Relations at Postal Headquarters. Effective October 01, 2016, saved hourly pay for Part-Time Postmasters will expire and hourly rates will be reduced to the current maximum hourly rate of $19.39. Part-Time…

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NAPUS Call for Post Office Hour Reduction Moratorium Justified by Recent GAO Report

Over the past 18 months, NAPUS has raised concerns about the lack of data to indicate the amount of money the U.S. Postal Service saved as a result of reduced post office hours and post office re-classifications. In fact, one year ago, President Tony Leonardi testified before a Senate forum on rural mail issues at…

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NAPUS: Part-Time Postmaster pay increased to $15.63 per hour

I am pleased to announce an agreement with the postal service that recognizes the unfair starting wage differential of many of our PTPO Postmasters. The attached is a letter dated October 16, 2015 from the Postmaster General (Megan Brennan): To summarize the above, if you are a PTPO Postmaster that is making less than $15.63…

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NAPUS: Documenting Bargaining Unit Work Update

Recently we have received updated information from Postal Service concerning documenting bargaining unit work performed by local management in Level 18 offices. Here’s the latest substance on End-of-Day reports: “The intent of item 2.A of the December 5, 2014, Global Settlement Remedy Agreement is to have a POS record of the amount of time during…

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NAPUS: Effective January 2016, USPS Enhances Non-Bargaining Pay Policies 

The Postal Service has modified existing pay policy concerning promotion increases when non-bargaining unit employees are promoted to higher grades and when non-bargaining employees voluntarily change to a lower level. As part of the pay policy change, effective January 2016, Pay-for-Performance (PFP) salary determination methodology will also change to provide that an affected EAS employee’s…

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NAPUS: USPS Provides Clarification On Recording Bargaining Unit Work Hours

Postal Service has updated NAPUS and the League on a number of questions concerning the administration of terms of the global settlement between the Postal Service and the APWU. The settlement stems from the national arbitration award concerning Article 1.6.B., performance of bargaining work. The following are the questions and responses received; How are hours…

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NAPUS: PMG Brennan Pledges to Keep Mail Relevant

Postmaster General Megan Brennan addressed Postmasters at NAPUS’ Leadership Conference Monday, March 16. Attendees warmly welcomed the new PMG. She thanked them for being at the conference and working to advance comprehensive postal reform legislation to ensure the long-term viability of the Postal Service and mailing industry. Brennan said it was an honor of a…

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