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 […]

Postal Unions call on Obama, DOL to withdraw proposal to reduce workers’ comp benefits

NPMHU: Postal Unions Call On DOL to Withdraw Support for Misguided FECA Reform Measures June 15, 2015) In a joint letter to the Department of Labor, Postal Union Presidents Paul V. Hogrogian (NPMHU), Fredric V. Rolando (NALC), Mark Dimondstein (APWU), and Jeanette Dwyer (NRLCA) object to the department’s unjustified proposal to reduce workers’ compensation benefits. […]

NPMHU: Unions Request to White House: Proclaim Postal Heritage Day

On behalf of the nearly 500,000 postal employees who live and work in communities all across America, the NPMHU, APWU, NALC and NRLCA have jointly endorsed a request to the White House, seeking a Presidential Proclamation establishing a “Postal Heritage Day”. This proclamation would recognize America’s Postal Service as one of our great national treasures. […]

USPS, APWU extend contract talks, Negotiations with NRLCA reach impasse

The Postal Service and the American Postal Workers Union (APWU) have agreed to extend contraction negotiations on a new collective bargaining agreement, USPS announced May 21. Although the contract with APWU expired at midnight May 20, the Postal Service and APWU mutually decided to extend the negotiations deadline by one week to May 27. APWU […]

Postal Unions, Allies Launch ‘Campaign for Postal Banking’

01/19/2015 – A coalition of consumer organizations, financial reform groups, faith-based organizations and workers’ representatives – including the APWU and the other postal unions – announced the formation of the Campaign for Postal Banking on Jan. 19. The coalition is calling on the U.S. Postal Service to expand access to affordable financial services through its […]

California Postal unions host town hall meeting over Industry postal consolidation

A coalition of postal unions will host a town hall meeting in Industry Wednesday to warn the public about changes to their mail service that could delay mail across the San Gabriel Valley. The meeting at 7 p.m. at the Pacific Palms Resort, 16200 Temple Avenue, will focus on the U.S. Postal Service’s plan to […]

Updated: Four postal unions plan Nov. 14 ‘Day of Action’ on new round of service cuts

This Friday, Nov. 14, members of the NALC will join with the three other postal unions for a national day of action to tell Postmaster General Patrick Donahoe and the USPS Board of Governors: “Stop delaying America’s mail!” “The Postal Service is set to make severe cuts in mail delivery service that, if implemented, would […]

Postal Unions and 21st Century Coalition Send Joint Letter to Senate Committee

On September 9, 2014, the NPMHU and its sister unions (APWU, NALC and NRLCA), along with a business coalition that employs over 7.5 American workers in the mailing industry, wrote a joint letter to the Senate Appropriations Committee requesting that the Committee place language in the appropriations bill freezing for one year the USPS plan […]

Postal Unions Hold Joint Webinar on USPS Plant Consolidations

(September 6, 2014) The four postal unions held a joint webinar on Aug. 28 for union members at the 82 sites where plants are scheduled for consolidation or closure beginning in January 2015. The occasion marked the first time the four unions have engaged in joint training at the national level. Participants included each of […]

Postal Unions Express Joint Opposition on using USPS as offset to fund Highway Trust Fund

Postal Unions Express Joint Opposition to House and Senate Leadership Postal Unions urge Congress to reject any proposal that weakens USPS In a letter urging Senators and Representatives to reject any proposal that would weaken the Postal Service, the National Presidents of the four Postal Unions collectively object to a proposal to use the United […]