USPS, NPMHU extend contract talks

September 21, 2022 USPS and the National Postal Mail Handlers Union (NPMHU) have agreed to extend contract negotiations on a new collective bargaining agreement. Although the contract with the NPMHU expired at midnight Sept. 20, the Postal Service and the union mutually agreed to extend negotiations. The NPMHU represents more than 55,000 mail handlers nationwide….

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NPMHU: Arbitrator Brent Rules on Subcontracting of Kansas City Surface Transfer Center (STC)

The NPMHU won a great arbitration decision on the subcontracting of the Kansas City Surface Transfer Center (STC). PMG DeJoy has been busy contracting out our work to XPO Logistics, a company in which he owns substantial stock. August 23, 2022 The Employer’s argument that there was no significant impact on the bargaining unit because…

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Former St. Louis NPMHU president gets probation, house arrest for embezzling union funds

June 28, 2022 ST. LOUIS – U.S. District Judge Rodney W. Sippel on Tuesday sentenced the former president of a local postal workers union to five years of probation and six months of house arrest for embezzling $80,000. Scott E. Rodgers, 51, was also ordered to repay the money. Rodgers embezzled a total of $80,756….

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APWU: Arbitrator upholds USS should be assigned to Mail Handlers

APWU News Article – May 27, 2022 On May 24, 2022, Arbitrator Joseph M. Sharnoff issued a lengthy award on the APWU-NPMHU jurisdictional dispute over the Universal Sorting System (USS). Arbitrator Sharnoff upheld the Postal Service’s 2019 determination that all operations on the USS should be assigned to the Mail Handlers, except for the Scan Where You…

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NPMHU 2020 National Convention rescheduled for August 8-11, 2022

 May 11, 2022 Planning is well underway for the rescheduled 2020 National Convention, which is set to take place at the Hyatt Regency Denver-Convention Center in Denver, Colorado during the week of August 8, 2022. The theme for our rescheduled 2020 National Convention is “NPMHU – Believe and Achieve!” This theme reflects on the…

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NPMHU: USPS to Cease Operations of COVID Command Center

May 3, 2022 During the last 2 years the NPMHU and the USPS negotiated a series of MOUs to address COVID-19 and the impact that it had on all postal employees. These MOUs included the following: SLDC-Childcare Additional MHA Leave Temporary MHA Exception Periods Transfer MOU-COVID-19 Step 3/Arbitration Extensions A Liberal Leave Policy was also…

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USPS Issues Memo on Juneteenth National Independence Day

NPMHU News Release – November 29, 2021 “Beginning in 2022, the Postal Service will recognize the Juneteenth National Independence Day as a holiday eligible to full-time and part-time career employees.” USPS Juneteenth Memo Source: National Postal Mail Handlers Union Related: APWU: Part-Time Flexible (PTF) employees and the Juneteenth Holiday

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