DOJ: Philadelphia Man Charged With Kidnapping and Robbery of Postal Workers

DOJ Press Release – February 26, 2021 PHILADELPHIA – Acting United States Attorney Jennifer Arbittier Williams announced that James Chandler, 54, of Philadelphia, PA, was arrested and charged by Indictment with two counts of robbery of a United States Postal Service employee, and one count of kidnapping. The defendant made his initial appearance in federal…

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USPS hiring 65 City Carrier Assistants in Cincinnati

February 5, 2021 CINCINNATI (FOX19) – The Postal Service is looking to fill 65 City Carrier Assistant positions throughout Cincinnati. USPS says the positions perform mail delivery, mail processing, or a combination of such duties as required. Starting salary is $17.29 per hour. Applicants must be 18 years of age or 16 years of age…

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Congratulations to NALC’s 2020 Heroes of the Year!

Every day, letter carriers perform acts of heroism on their routes and in their communities. Learn more about our 2020 heroes and read their stories in The Postal Record. Source: NALC

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NALC: Settlement Reached on Holiday Schedule Pecking Order Grievance

January 22, 2021 A settlement has been reached between NALC and USPS regarding national-level grievance Q11N-4Q-14270600 concerning whether the holiday schedule pecking order is applicable to the assignment of personnel to complete parcel delivery on holidays in installations that have Sunday parcel delivery. The parties agree that the Employer determines the number and categories of…

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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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USPS OIG Report: Mail Delivery and Customer Service Operations – Katy Carrier Annex 

Background The Katy Carrier Annex is in the Houston District of the Southern Area. The unit has 48 city routes, 32 rural routes, and seven contract routes delivered by 62 city carriers, 49 rural carriers, and seven contract carriers. We chose the Katy Carrier Annex based on the number of stop-the-clock (STC) scans occurring at…

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Tallahassee Man Sentenced To 24 Months In Prison For Assaulting Mail Carrier

TALLAHASSEE, FLORIDA – Darius Lee Allen, 26, of Tallahassee, Florida, was sentenced yesterday to 24 months’ imprisonment for assaulting a United States Postal Service (USPS) mail carrier with a firearm. Lawrence Keefe, United States Attorney for the Northern District of Florida, announced the sentence. As part of his official duties, a USPS mail carrier was…

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Statement from NALC President Rolando

December 3, 2020 President Fredric V. Rolando has issued his latest statement to letter carriers covering several evolving issues. The statement may be viewed here. An audio version of the statement is also available on NALC’s podcast feed on Podbean.com. You may listen here. As a reminder, in addition to contacting your shop steward, branch…

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