NPMHU: USPS Issues Notification of Secondary Mail Moves for 18 Facilities

April 27, 2021 The National Office has just received the attached notification from the Postal Service regarding their planned implementation of secondary mail moves for 18 facilities. These 18 sites previously had AMP studies conducted and the majority of mail has already been moved in 2015 or before as part of the Phase II Network…

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NPMHU: USPS Challenge to National Arbitration Decision on Hatch Act and LWOP is Dismissed

April 26, 2021 Back in August 2018, we circulated a copy of the National Arbitration Award issued by Arbitrator Stephen Goldberg on August 6, 2018 in a case concerning the use of Union LWOP for political activities under the National Agreement. The matter was heard in June 2018, briefed in July 2018, and decided in…

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NPMHU President Issues Statement Endorsing the USPS Fairness Act

For fifteen years, the United States Postal Service has been obligated to prefund its retiree healthcare costs at 100%. This mandate resulted in the annual loss of $5 billion over a decade and has been the primary cause of financial deficits since 2013. Because of these losses, the Postal Service faced cuts in services and…

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NPMHU: USPS Issues COVID-19 Return to Work Instructions

Re: Postal Service Occupational Safety & Health updates COVID-19 Return to Work Instructions. Please find linked below a copy of the above-reference document from the Postal Service regarding COVID-19 Return to Work Instructions. COVID-19 Return to Work Instructions Updated Guidance Source: National Postal Mail Handlers Union

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USPS: Dock Employees Supervision Change Notice to APWU, NPMHU

Dear Mark, This is in further reference to he Postal Service’s previous correspondence (copies enclosed), concerning the implementation of a new organizational structure that separates Logistics from Mail Processing and Maintenance. The most recent notice was dated January 8. As previously informed, all Expeditors and Ramp Clerks will report to a designated Logistics management official….

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NPMHU Negotiates MOU With USPS Converting 5,288 MHAs to Full-time Career Status

December 24, 2020 – Memorandum of Understanding Re Additional Mail Handler Staffing; Conversion of MHAs (pdf) Linked here, please find a new MOU just signed by the NPMHU and the Postal Service to provide for additional Mail Handler staffing, in large part by converting 5,288 Mail Handler Assistants to full-time regular career employment no later…

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NPMHU: USPS delivers Mandatory Stand-Up Talk re: Face covering and mask update

NPMHU News – December 16, 2020 According to the Postal Service, the requirement for employees to use face coverings or masks continues when social distancing of six (6) feet cannot be maintained in public, or in public-facing settings when required by state or local orders or directives. Throughout the ongoing COVID-19 outbreak, the Postal Service…

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NPMHU: USPS reissues Essential Service Provider Letter to all employees and contractors

December 8, 2020 Please find linked below a copy of the above-referenced document from the Postal Service regarding the Essential Service Provider letter to all employees and contractors. Essential Service Provider Letter Law Enforcement Official: The bearer of this letter with an accompanying U.S. Postal Service identification badge provides essential services of the federal government….

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