USPS, NRLCA extend contract negotiations

USPS and the National Rural Letter Carriers’ Association (NRLCA) have agreed to extend contract negotiations on a new collective bargaining agreement. The Postal Service’s contract with the NRLCA expired May 20 at midnight. USPS and the NRLCA have mutually decided to extend negotiations. Source: USPS

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Errors by supervisor leaves Houston-area USPS employees underpaid

By Joel Eisenbaum – December 27, 2017 HOUSTON – Some United States Postal Service employees in the Houston area, saddled with 14-hour days and seven-day workweeks over the last month because of the holidays, have been underpaid thousands of dollars, Channel 2 Investigates has learned. “Every week they say: ‘Next Friday, next Friday, next Friday,’,”…

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USPS: 6 facts about women letter carriers

November marks the 100th anniversary of women letter carriers in cities. Here are six facts about their contributions to mail delivery. Women began delivering mail in cities during World War I. Women had been rural carriers since at least 1899, but they didn’t deliver in urban areas until the nation experienced wartime workforce shortages. Washington,…

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Is the NRLCA a labor union or a secret Government organization?

If you have not seen it by now, the NRLCA website now has a new “Terms of Use” document that one must agree to before they can log in. It is not that I did not expect it. I have been told that it was a big issue at the National Convention this year. In…

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How many people would be ‘out of work’ if USPS eliminates Saturday delivery?

“The loss of jobs resulting from eliminating Saturday mail delivery would not be limited to the private sector, as approximately 80,000 full-time and part-time middle-class postal workers, including rural letter carriers, would find themselves out of work.” — Rep. Gerry Connolly (D-Va.), letter to other lawmakers, June 3, 2014 “It’s a job-killer. Ending Saturday delivery…

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