NALC Postal reform update: A changed political landscape requires a new strategy

February 11, 2017 – Congress returned to business in January to a transformed capitol city. We have a new president and one-party control of the federal government. Fortunately, postal reform has strong bipartisan support and our goals have not changed. Our strategy, of course, will have to change to reflect the new landscape. This week, […]

NALC: All 4 postal unions approve of postal bill which includes forcing postal retirees into Medicare

2/7/17 NALC President Fredric Rolando was among those called to testify at a House Oversight and Government Reform Committee hearing on the recently introduced postal bill, The Postal Service Reform Act of 2017 (H.R. 756). Rolando along with USPS Postmaster General Megan Brennan, Postal Regulatory Commission (PRC) Chairman Robert Taub, Government Accountability Office (GAO) Director […]

NALC President Rolando to testify Tuesday at postal reform hearing

2/6/17 NALC  – NALC President Fredric Rolando is among those called to testify at a House Oversight and Government Reform Committee hearing on the recently introduced postal bill, The Postal Service Reform Act of 2017 (H.R. 756). The hearing is set for Tuesday, Feb. 7, at 10 a.m. ET, in the Rayburn House Office Building […]

NALC: It is unclear if Trump’s federal hiring freeze applies to USPS

Statement to NALC members from President Rolando on Trump administration’s federal hiring freeze Yesterday, President Donald Trump issued an executive order to all federal departments and agencies to freeze all hiring effective Jan. 22, 2017. NALC President Fredric Rolando has issued the following statement to NALC members: Based on our initial review and internal legal […]

NALC: Trump’s federal hiring freeze

NALC: It is unclear if Trump’s federal hiring freeze applies to USPS   NAPS received the following statement from USPS Headquarters on January 24, 2017  regarding the 2017 Hiring Freeze. “The Postal Service provides an essential service to the people and businesses of the United States, and is a critical part of our nation’s infrastructure.  […]

Postal Workers Campaign Activity while on Leave under Investigation

PostalReporter.com is posting this non-story to highlight the length right-wing websites will go to attack Postal and Federal Workers Media Trackers has learned that an investigation is underway into U.S. Postal Service employees at two central Wisconsin post offices who were given leaves of absence to campaign for Democratic candidates Russ Feingold for Senate and […]

NALC President: USPS financial report shows $610m operating profit –$3.2b since 2013

Statement from Fredric Rolando, president of the National Association of Letter Carriers, on USPS’ annual financial report: Today’s Postal Service financial report shows a $610 million operating profit for Fiscal Year 2016, demonstrating the strength of the postal turnaround. USPS now has three straight years of operating in the black, with a total operating profit […]

Postal News Recap: Trump victory, late night mail delivery, carrier assault

Postal Worker charged with identity theft can remain on job HOUSTON – A 26-year-old Houston postal worker may already be back on the job just one day after being charged by the feds. D’angela Domio [a City Carrier Assistant for two years] and five others are accused of preying on people’s personal information and stealing […]

NALC President Rolando’s statement on 2016 election results

Here is a statement by Fredric Rolando, president of the National Association of Letter Carriers, about the results of the 2016 general election for president and for members of Congress: Although yesterday’s election did not turn out as we had hoped, the American people have spoken. Our endorsement of Hillary Clinton, and of so many […]

NALC: Trump 100-day contract with voters could leave 15,000 letter carrier jobs vacant each year

The second item in Donald Trump’s 100-day “Contract with the American Voter” could leave more than 15,000 letter carrier jobs vacant each year and prevent city carrier assistants (CCAs) from being converted to full-time career employees. #1uVote #1u ~15,000 letter carrier jobs vacant each year + no CCA conversions = @realDonaldTrump’s 100-day “Contract w/ the […]