DC District Court Denies Request of Two NALC members to halt contract ratification vote

 7/28/17 –NALC – Today, the U.S. District Court in Washington, DC, denied the request of two NALC members for a preliminary injunction that would have deferred the counting of ballots on the proposed tentative 2016-2019 National Agreement between NALC and the U.S. Postal Service. Thomas Houff of Richmond, VA Branch 496 and David Noble of […]

Federal Court dismisses twenty-one year old lawsuit against NALC

If readers may recall David Noble was employed at  NALC headquarters from 1981 to 1993 as an assistant to the late NALC President Vincent R. Sombrotto. Noble’s job ended at  NALC headquarters reportedly after he complained that the officers breached their fiduciary duties under federal law. After internal charges were dismissed at the National Convention […]

Candidate asks court to hold 20-year lawsuit against NALC officers until results of election

The election for a number of hotly contested NALC national officer positions is underway. Ballots were mailed out to members last week and must be received by 9 AM on Monday, October 20, 2014 in order to be counted. In previous years the NALC election of National officers has been held without any fanfare. But this […]

Court of Appeals Keeps Alive 14-Year-Old Lawsuit Against NALC

Letter Carrier David Noble filed a lawsuit against NALC President William H. Young, President Emeritus Vincent R. Sombrotto, and 10 other former NALC officers. The suit, filed in February,1994 alleged that the officers breached their fiduciary duties under federal law by accepting in-town expenses, convention per diem payments, and FICA reimbursements. On  September 30, 2005 the District […]