Overall settlement of a USPS, Mail Handlers National Contract Agreement may be reached soon

2016 No. 9 – October 11, 2016 You are reading the latest Contract Update produced and distributed by the NPMHU during the course of 2016 negotiations. With the completion of the 2016 NPMHU National Convention, the National Office and representatives of the U.S. Postal Service have returned to the bargaining table to reach closure on […]

Mail Handlers, USPS reach agreement on bidding rights during probationary period

The MOU reads in part: Re: Article 12.1 – Probationary Period – Bidding The parties agree to the following regarding bidding during a ninety calendar day probationary period: Full-time career mail handlers who are serving a probationary period pursuant to Article 12.1 of the National Agreement and applicable memoranda of understanding are eligible to bid […]

Mail Handlers and USPS Reach Agreement on Fishgold Arbitration Questions & Answers

Questions and Answers 2011-2016 Fishgold Arbitration Award With the release of the Fishgold Arbitration Award, which established the terms of the 2011 National Agreement, the parties agreed to jointly develop and implement a Question and Answer document addressing and affirming the parties’ mutual understanding and interpretation of many provisions contained in the 73 page decision.

USPS, Mail Handlers Contract Arbitration Award

USPS & Mail Handler Announcements NPMHU labor contract arbitration decision New contract runs through May 2016 The binding arbitration process between USPS and the National Postal Mail Handlers Union has concluded. The resulting contract between the parties went into effect Feb. 15, 2013 and lasts through May 20, 2016. While the decision by the arbitrator […]