PMG To Postmasters: “First-Class Mail continues to decline, double-digit growth in packages”

Postmaster General Megan Brennan congratulated UPMA members on their first national convention and thanked them for the opportunity to address them. She also thanked the veterans in the audience and said the agency is proud to be the largest civilian employer of veterans. The PMG talked about the state of the business; single-piece First-Class Mail […]

Postmasters : 2018 Trump Budget Targets Retirees and Adopts Obama Postal Proposals

Fiscal Year 2018 Trump Budget Targets Retirees and Adopts Obama Postal Proposals 05/24/17 – As anticipated, President Trump’s just-unveiled fiscal year 2018 budget levies significant additional costs on current federal and postal employees, while also reducing the value of their retirement benefits. In addition, the budget suggests a number of postal reform proposals previously made […]

Postmasters: House Oversight & Government Reform Committee Approves Postal Reform Bill

3/16/2017 From United Postmasters and Managers of America (UPMA) Earlier today, the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee approved H.R. 756, the Postal Reform Act of 2017, by voice vote. The bipartisan bill would help to stabilize postal finances and ensure its operational viability. H.R. 756 was the subject of UPMA lobbying efforts during the […]

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 […]