NALC President Rolando: After the midterms, letter carriers’ resolve remains strong

It’s the day after the midterm election, and before I address what the results mean for letter carriers, I want to take the opportunity to publicly thank the active and retired members who took action before and on Nov. 4. Whether it was knocking on doors or making phone calls in the weeks leading up […]

Delivering the vote: USPS prepares for Election Day

Election Day is Nov. 4, so Postal Service employees should be on the lookout for election-related mail to ensure it gets timely processing. States are increasingly using the mail during the election process. Oregon, Washington and Colorado conduct all elections by mail, and 19 other states also have vote-by-mail programs. There are two types of […]

Proof of election fatigue found in Anchorage post offices

ANCHORAGE –With just a few days before the Nov. 4 election, campaign material continues to flood inboxes around Anchorage. Most of those campaign dollars are immediately finding themselves in the trash or recycle bin; some of them have just been tossed aside. A signal of that can be seen at the U.S. Post Office on […]

Don’t Forget: Tuesday is Election Day!

Alliance for Retired Americans Friday Alert Tuesday, November 4 is Election Day, and seniors in every state will be affected by the results. If right-wing extremists take over both houses of Congress, then Social Security and Medicare will be direct targets of the majority in both the House and Senate. And if anti-worker, anti-retiree governors […]

Senators Grassley and Harkin Call on USPS to Ensure All Absentee Ballots are Counted

WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Senators Chuck Grassley (R-IA) and Tom Harkin (D-IA) today called on the U.S. Postal Service (USPS) to make all possible effort to ensure that Iowa absentee ballots are counted. Specifically, the senators issued a letter to the district managers of the Hawkeye District USPS and the Central Plains District USPS urging […]

Restrictions on Political Activities for Mail Handlers and Other Postal Employees

With the 2014 mid-term Congressional elections approaching, all NPMHU representatives must remain cognizant of the restrictions on political activities that are imposed by the Hatch Act.  Thanks to changes that were first enacted in 1993, postal and federal employees are allowed to participate in a wide range of political activities.  Some activities r

NALC Endorses Issa Challenger and 25 Republican Candidates

NALC has released a VOTER GUIDE for its members.  The challenger Dave Peiser is running against Rep.  Darrell Issa  in California’s 49th Congressional District. While NALC has endorsed Peiser, they have also endorsed 25 Republicans. In this year’s election it is crucial for Democrats to take over majority in the House of Representatives. NALC also […]