NAPUS: USPS Clarifies Post Office Evaluations Policy

The following information was received from Postal Service clarifying PMG, Megan Brennan’s announcement at the National convention regarding implementing Post Office evaluations. “Until further notice, the decision has been made to implement Post Office evaluations only in vacant offices. The result of this decision is that no office will be downgraded or upgraded unless vacant. […]

NAPUS side by side chart compares House and Senate Postal Reform Bill

NAPUS has prepared a side-by-side comparison of H.R. 5714, the Postal Reform Act of 2016 and S. 2051, the Improving Postal Operations, Service and Transparency Act of 2015. Last month, the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee approved H.R. 5714 by a unanimous voice and S. 2051 is pending before the Senate Homeland Security and […]

NAPUS: Part-Time Postmasters to be assigned to Career Clerk Craft positions

The Postal Service has provided NAPUS  and the LEAGUE sample of letters that will be sent to Part-Time Postmasters that outline policy concerning termination of saved hourly pay and opportunity for Part-time Postmasters in RMPOs to be assigned to a Level 6 career clerk craft position in their office. This material is a changed from previous information […]

NAPUS Call for Post Office Hour Reduction Moratorium Justified by Recent GAO Report

From NAPUS: 5/4/16 Over the past 18 months, NAPUS has raised concerns about the lack of data to indicate the amount of money the U.S. Postal Service saved as a result of reduced post office hours and post office re-classifications. In fact, one year ago, President Tony Leonardi testified before a Senate forum on rural […]

NAPUS honors Senator Heitkamp with award for protecting rural mail service

Heitkamp Receives National Award for Protecting Rural Mail Service Nearly 400 North Dakotans Have Already Responded to Heitkamp’s Fix My Mail Survey She Launched Last Month Click Here to Take Heitkamp’s Fix My Mail Survey 3/5/16 WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Heidi Heitkamp, a member of the Senate committee overseeing the U.S. Postal Service, was […]

Making the Postal Service—and Its Employees—Better

NAPUS – USPS Executive Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer Jeff Williamson addressed the NAPUS Executive Board at its meeting Friday, March 11. He talked about the Postal Service’s National Performance Assessment (NPA) and Pay-for-Performance (PFP) system. Williamson said he has focused on introducing more transparency and ensuring timeliness. The goal is to have […]

NAPUS: Social Security Windfall Elimination Provision Reappears on the Legislative Radar

Windfall Elimination Provision – Social Security January 13, 2016  – More than 30 years ago, Congress enacted legislation to strengthen the Social Security program, in part, at the expense of Civil Service Retirement System (CSRS) annuitants who were eligible for Social Security. Since 1983, NAPUS and others, including NARFE, have sought to repeal this discriminatory […]

NAPUS: Part time postmasters will earn $15.63 per hour to equal pay of Postal Support Employees

From NAPUS: I am pleased to announce an agreement with the postal service that recognizes the unfair starting wage differential of many of our PTPO Postmasters. The attached is a letter dated October 16, 2015 from the Postmaster General (Megan Brennan): Pay Adjustment PTPMs To summarize the above, if you are a PTPO Postmaster that […]

NAPUS changes rules to allow all USPS management employees to become members

NAPUS APPROVES CONSTITUTIONAL CHANGES EFFECTING MEMBERSHIP On September 1, 2015, at our National Convention in Mobile Alabama, NAPUS voted to allow all EAS employees of the Postal Service to become full, active members of the organization. It had become evident that EAS Supervisors and Managers will be the Postmasters of the future. As full dues […]

National League of Postmasters Takes First Step Towards Consolidation

From NAPUS  July 01, 2015 – The National League of Postmasters of the United States voted on July 1, 2015, to dissolve their 112 year old organization effective October 31, 2016. The historic vote held at the League’s National Convention in Washington DC is contingent upon the adoption of a concurrent resolution at the National […]