NAPS: House GOP Leaders Give Postal Reform the Cold Shoulder

NAPS Leg/Reg Update – July 17, 2012: House GOP Leaders Give Postal Reform the Cold Shoulder House Republican leaders have given up on passing postal reform legislation for the foreseeable future.  They have indicated that they do not intend to take up either the Senate-passed postal reform measure or alternative House legislation before the month-long […]

USPS Issues Decision On Pay and Benefits for supervisory and managerial employees

USPS has made its final decision concerning changes to pay and benefits for supervisory and managerial employees. The changes cover the period 2011–2015. The decision follows completion of the pay consultation process with the National Association of Postal Supervisors (NAPS). It includes the June 14, 2012 recommendations from a neutral fact-finding panel and complies with […]

NAPS: When Will the House Take Up Postal Reform?

NAPS Leg/Reg Update: 5/10/2012 The plans announced on Wednesday by the Postal Service to keep open thousands of rural post offices has neutralized one of the most controversial provisions in the House postal measure, backed by Congressman Darrell Issa (R-CA) and awaiting floor action.  Numerous problems with the House legislation yet remain, and Republican House […]

NAPS Applauds USPS Plans For Rural Post Offices

National Association of Postal Supervisors (NAPS) President Louis Atkins released a statement today applauding the USPS’ decision to reform their plans for closure of Rural Post Offices : The announcement by the Postal Service on May 9, 2012 that they were adjusting their plans on post office closings and their decision to maintain service for […]

NAPS President Issues Statement on Passage of Postal Reform Bill

NAPS President Louis Atkins has released a statement commending the efforts of the United States Senate in passing a bi-partisan Postal Reform bill. We believe that there are important and valuable provisions contained in the postal reform legislation approved by the Senate. The legislative process is never perfect, but a bill that largely sustains postal […]

NAPS: Senate Action on Postal Bill Could Heat Up Soon

Congressional lawmakers return to Washington today from a two-week recess.  Nearly right off the bat, there is a strong possibility that postal legislation will come up for action on the Senate floor as early as Tuesday.   This will occur after the Senate completes a procedural vote on a separate tax measure later today. The Senate […]

NAPS: Congress Heads Home Post Haste without Delivering on Postal

NAPS Leg/Reg Update – April 2, 2012 Senate and House lawmakers are now home for their two-week recess.  The Senate headed home last week for the Easter/Passover holiday period after a week of fits and starts on postal legislation, including a failed cloture vote.  When lawmakers return to the nation’s capital on April 16, they […]

NAPS: It’s Show Time in the Senate for Postal Reform

NAPS Leg/Reg Update – March 24, 2012 It’s Show Time in the Senate for Postal Reform Postal reform is coming to the Senate floor this week, beginning Monday. The Senate is trying to complete action on a comprehensive postal bill before May 15, when a moratorium on closing postal facilities is set to expire. Although […]

NAPUS To Postmasters: Don’t Be Misled By Invitation to Join Postal Supervisors Organization

From The National Association of Postmasters of the US: During the past week, many Postmasters have contacted the NAPUS National Office concerning a letter they received from the National Association of Postal Supervisors (NAPS.)  The letter invites Postmasters to become a member of NAPS, and suggests Postmasters can be represented by NAPS. The Postal Service […]

Postal Supervisors: Congress is Causing the Postal Service’s Problem

From the National Association Of Postal Supervisors: March 14, 2012 A new survey by the National Association of Postal Supervisors shows that managers and supervisors in the United States Postal Service believe that Congress is the foremost problem standing in the way of the Postal Service, either because Congress has interfered too much in postal […]