NALC: Reading and understanding your pay stub

It’s important to understand the information on your pay stub so that you can ensure that you’re getting paid properly. Whether you get a paper check or payment by direct deposit, you receive a pay stub every pay period that explains what you’ve earned as well as any deductions from your pay. This article will…

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NALC, USPS reach tentative National Agreement

Statement from President Rolando: “Today I am pleased to announce that NALC and the U.S. Postal Service have reached a tentative agreement on a new national contract, a goal we have been working toward continuously for the last 17 months. As I have repeatedly reported many times, NALC followed a dual-track approach to achieve a…

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NALC: Interest Arbitration Update

October 28, 2020 This week, NALC and USPS have continued with interest arbitration hearings each day to resolve the impasse over the 2019 collective bargaining agreement. The arbitration panel, chaired by neutral Arbitrator Dennis Nolan, heard testimony this week from NALC President Fred Rolando, Executive Vice President Brian Renfroe and two panels of letter carriers…

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NALC HQ: Frequently asked IRS questions

NALC Secretary-Treasurer Nicole Rhine addresses a few frequently asked IRS-related questions in her column in The Postal Record. She also encourages branch officers to download a free copy of the NALC Branch Officer’s Guide to Finance and Administration. Frequently asked IRS questions

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Embezzlement by NALC Branch officials in Michigan and Georgia

On August 31, 2020, in the United States District Court for the Western District of Michigan, Kathryn A. Connelly, former President of National Association of Letter Carriers (NALC) Branch 707 (located in Sault Ste. Marie, Mich.), was charged by information with one count of embezzlement and theft of union funds in the amount of $10,323,…

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NALC files national-level grievance regarding Post Office Sortation Equipment Reconciliation

August 17, 2020 Today, pursuant to Article 15, Section 3.F of the National Agreement, NALC initiated a national-level grievance regarding the Postal Service’s unilateral implementation of the delivery initiative called Post Office Sortation Equipment Reconciliation (SER). On July 31, 2020, USPS notified NALC of the SER initiative and characterized it as a “review” which would…

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NALC Executive Council endorses Biden-Harris

August 13, 2020 Fredric Rolando, president of the National Association of Letter Carriers (NALC), released the following statement regarding the NALC Executive Council’s endorsement of Joe Biden and Kamala Harris for president and vice president of the United States: On behalf of nearly 300,000 active and retired letter carriers, we are proud to endorse Vice…

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USPS: ‘Stamp Out Hunger’ online food drive now underway

Stamp Out Hunger will occur online this year, beginning this week. The annual campaign traditionally allows Postal Service employees to collect food donations that are then distributed to food banks and pantries. The National Association of Letter Carriers (NALC) organizes the drive, which is usually held on the second Saturday of May, but this year’s…

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