2018 NALC Guide to Route Inspections is now available online

Dear NALC Member: This guide was created to assist shop stewards and branch officers in identifying contractual violations that take place during management’s unilateral six-day route counts and inspections/adjustments, and with filing successful grievances on those violations. The sections in this guide take you through the inspection in chronological order and provide an easy reference…

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NALC: Fourth COLA set at $520

February 14, 2018 Contract COLA: 4th COLA is $520 The fourth regular COLA under the 2016-2019 National Agreement is $520 annually following the release of the January 2018 Consumer Price Index. On February 14, the Bureau of Labor Statistics announced that the CPI for Urban Wage Earners and Clerical Workers (CPI-W, 1967=100) stood at 720.604…

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NALC response to White House tweet on the Postal Service

January 09, 2018 Over the holidays, the president mentioned the Postal Service in the following tweet: While it is clear that the intended target was Amazon’s founder Jeff Bezos (who is also owner of The Washington Post), what is less clear is the reason for the sudden interest in the pricing of packages. It’s probably…

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USPS Job Fairs – Now Hiring CCAs in San Francisco District

Invest in Your Future with the USPS The United States Postal Service has ongoing employment opportunities in your local area. We are currently hiring CITY CARRIER ASSISTANTS (CCA) for Post Offices throughout San Francisco and the Peninsula. If you are looking for a challenging but rewarding job with opportunities for advancement, the United States Postal…

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NALC: Agreement reached on implementing new Article 8 provisions

August 29, 2017 In the memorandum of understanding (MOU) Re: Article 8.5.C.2 Overtime Assignments (Revised Language) (M-01886), NALC and the U.S. Postal Service agree that absent local agreement to apply the new provisions of Article 8.5.C.2.e and 8.5.C.2.f of the 2016-2019 National Agreement earlier than Oct. 1, 2017, these provisions will be effective Oct. 1,…

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New NALC-USPS contract is ratified

August 7, 2017 The active membership of the National Association of Letter Carriers has overwhelmingly ratified the proposed 2016-2019 National Agreement with the United States Postal Service. By a margin exceeding 16 to 1, eligible members voted to accept the tentative agreement that was announced on May 12. The vote to ratify was 78,935 to…

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USPS: NALC ratifies 40-month deal

The National Association of Letter Carriers (NALC) membership has ratified a new 40-month labor contract with the Postal Service. The contract covers approximately 211,000 USPS employees represented by the union. “This is a fair, responsible agreement that serves the best interests of our employees, customers and other stakeholders,” said Labor Relations VP Doug Tulino. The…

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