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 President Rolando: Our plan for the 2020 election

I’m not going to say that the upcoming election is the most important of our lives, because for letter carriers every election is important. But I will say that it is the most important election since 1968 when it comes to the future of the Postal Service. Back then, a debate was raging over whether…

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NALC: “Stamp Out Hunger” Food Drive is May 9, 2020

Save the date! Saturday, May 9, 2020 — it has a nice ring to it. Whether you’re new to the drive, have been with us since the beginning or are somewhere in between, thanks and congratulations are in order. You work day in and day out to create the trust we enjoy with our customers….

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NALC: Bargaining committees meet while negotiations continue

As reported in last month’s issue of The Postal Record, the National Association of Letter Carriers and the United States Postal Service formally opened negotiations for a new collective-bargaining agreement on Feb. 19. Since that ceremony, discussions have continued as the various bargaining committees meet on specific issues while main-table negotiations take place… …The current…

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NALC: Strike remembered in oral histories

Letter carriers who were involved in the Great Postal Strike, which began 45 years ago on March 18, 1970, are telling their stories for a new book about the walkout. The book is being written by Philip Rubio, an associate professor of history at North Carolina A&T State University in Greensboro and author of There’s…

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