Obama administration’s 2015 Budget Policy recommendations for USPS updated 4-22-14

PostalReporter.com: In the Obama 2015 Budget policy posted a few months ago there was a recommendation regarding health premiums. The recommendation would permit health providers to charge higher premiums for enrollees who smoke. Developing….. From the National Association of Postal Supervisors: President Barack Obama administration’s 2015 Budget Policy recommendations for the U.S. Postal Service updated […]

Postal Unions Alliance sends letter to Issa opposing Obama’s postal reform proposals

The presidents of the four postal employee unions—NALC, APWU, NRLCA and NPMHU—wrote a letter to House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Darrell Issa (R-CA) and Ranking Member Elijah Cummings (D-MD) to share the unions’ views on President Obama’s budget proposals for 2015

House Budget Committee Approves Bill That Targets Postal and Federal Employees

FY 2015 House GOP Budget Proposal Targets Postal and Federal Employees – eNAPUS Legislative & Political Bulletin Yesterday, the House Budget Committee approved a “budget resolution” that is authored by its chairman, Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI). In part, the measure proposes to cut postal and federal employee pay, increase postal employee premium contributions for health […]

White House Budget Misses the Mark on Postal Matters

The administration’s budget proposal for 2015 misses the mark on postal issues, APWU President Mark Dimondstein said.  “The White House budget echoes the misguided policies of Postmaster General Patrick Donahoe.  It calls for severe cutbacks that will harm service, drive away business, and eliminate jobs,” he said. The proposal calls for the immediate end of […]

NALC: Obama’s 2015 budget follows PMG’s misguided lead on Saturday delivery

It’s déjà vu all over again March 5, 2014—As it has for the past four years, the Obama administration’s budget proposal for 2015 defers to the misguided wishes of Postmaster General Patrick Donahoe by calling for the end of Saturday mail delivery and for allowing the Postal Service to “begin shifting to centralized and curbside […]

NAPUS: Obama FY 2015 Budget includes several USPS related proposals

From the National Association of Postmasters of the United States (NAPUS) Today, President Obama unveiled his Fiscal Year 2015 Budget and it includes a number of proposals that relate to the Postal Service. Refund the Postal Service the projected Federal Employees Retirement System overpayment of $5 billion, over a 2-year period Recalculate the USPS retiree […]