Letter Carriers President Responds to Florida Republican’s “Stealing Votes” Claims

NALC responds to Florida Republican’s “stealing votes” claims NALC President Bill Young sent a letter to the Republican Party of Broward County, Florida, angered over groundless claims made by party officials that Republican ballots aren’t safe being mailed through the Postal Service. One official was quoted by The Sun-Sentinel newspaper: “It is a shame that […]

Minutes of Meeting Between USPS HQ and Postal Management Associations

Meeting at USPS Headquarters   NAPS/NAPUS & League  October 30, 2008 – 12:30 p.m.  For the Management Associations: Ted Keating, President, NAPS   Dale Goff, President, NAPUS  Charley Mapa, President, League  Louis Atkins, Executive VP, NAPS  Jay Killackey, Secretary/Treasurer NAPS  For the Postal Service Doug Tulino, Vice President, Labor Relations Bill Jones, Manager, Labor Relations, […]

Postmasters League President Speaks Out On Pay Raises

Update  NAPS and Postmaster Organizations Say “No” to Pay Concessions Postmaster, Supervisor Groups Reject Pay Freeze (PDF)  we cannot agree to either forego or defer the upcoming NPA payouts scheduled for January 2009. The attorneys with whom we have consulted on this issue believe that the Postal Service does not have the right to demand […]

USPS Considering Leasing Out Postal Store Space

or Selling Office Products OBJECTIVES OF RFI   Identify opportunities for USPS to leverage its retail infrastructure to generate income by 1) Leasing Postal Store space to companies which sell office supplies and related products/services.  2) Selling an office supply company’s products in post offices using USPS labor resources.   ***** Comments from PostalReporter reader: […]

USPS Headquarters To Reduce Complement

USPS is facing one of the most difficult challenges in its history. There has been a continual decline in First-Class Mail volumes over the past decade. The current economic downturn has led to an even greater decline in volume with the loss of more than 9 billion pieces this past year alone. All Headquarters Officers […]

USPS And APWU Reach Tentative Agreement On Four-Day Workweeks

The APWU and the Postal Service have been meeting periodically at the headquarters level and have finally reached a tentative agreement on a method that will allow for locally-negotiated four-day workweeks. “We have been pushing for a modified-workweek agreement seemingly forever: The first pilot programs were in 1994.”   The sticking point of the negotiations […]

Postal Employee Pleads Guilty To Making Threats Against Supervisor

 Press Release  United States Department of Justice Acting United States Attorney Julia C. Dudley announced today that Samuel Davis Kemp, age 59, of Roanoke, pled guilty Thursday in the United States District Court for the Western District of Virginia in Roanoke to charges that he threatened and interfered with a United States Postal Supervisor while […]