Top postalnews.com stories of the week July 1-7

  1. National Association of Postal Supervisors Rejects USPS Pay Proposal, Will File for Fact Finding 
  2. USPS suspends delivery service in Cincinnati neighborhood after mailman is assaulted 
  3. O Beautiful stamps show America’s majesty 
  4. Video: Mail Truck Pulled from Pond in NJ Park 
  5. Seasoned postal worker accused of 220 pound marijuana scheme in Hampton VA 
  6. Neither snow, nor rain, nor summer heat will stay these carriers 
  7. Feds Say Illinois Bulk-Mailer Swindled USPS out of $16 Million 
  8. NPMHU, APWU and USPS Reach Agreement to Update RI-399 Dispute Resolution Procedures 
  9. Cleveland postal worker indicted for stealing more than 250 gift cards 
  10. Supreme Court attacks workers’ rights in Janus decision 

National Association of Postal Supervisors Rejects USPS Pay Proposal, Will File for Fact Finding

On June 28, 2018, the United States Postal Service concluded its pay consultations with the National Association of Postal Supervisors (NAPS) and provided NAPS with a final pay decision for Executive and Administrative Schedule (EAS) employees for the period from 2016 through 2019. In NAPS’s view, the decision will not provide for sufficient catch-up increases for the earlier years and will not result in pay increases in 2019 for the majority of approximately 45,000 Postal Service supervisors, managers, postmasters, technical specialists, and others covered by the Executive and Administrative Schedule. In addition, the pay decision fails to adequately address other issues involving the pay and benefits of all EAS employees. NAPS regrets that USPS rejected a set of alternative proposals NAPS provided at the start of pay consultations in October 2017. Continue reading

Top postalnews.com stories of the week June 24-30

  1. NPMHU, APWU and USPS Reach Agreement to Update RI-399 Dispute Resolution Procedures 
  2. USPS responds to Trump’s privatization plan 
  3. Feds Say Illinois Bulk-Mailer Swindled USPS out of $16 Million 
  4. Trump proposes privatizing USPS 
  5. UPS, Teamsters Reach Handshake Agreement For New Contract 
  6. Video Shows Postal Employee Tossing Package Out Truck Window Onto Lawn 
  7. Neither snow, nor rain, nor summer heat will stay these carriers 
  8. NALC’s statement on OMB’s proposal to privatize the Postal Service 
  9. APWU Statement on White House Plan to Privatize the Postal Service 
  10. Supreme Court attacks workers’ rights in Janus decision 

Two Men Charged In White Plains NY Federal Court With Mail Theft Spree

Geoffrey S. Berman, the United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, and Peter Rendina, Inspector-in-Charge of the New York Office of the U.S. Postal Inspection Service (“USPIS”), announced today the arrest of STEVEN CARSON and DEREK BROWN, both of whom were charged in a complaint with stealing mail from Postal Service mailboxes. In addition, CARSON was charged with using a stolen mail box key to steal mail. Both CARSON and BROWN will be presented today in White Plains federal court before the Honorable Judith C. McCarthy. Continue reading