NALC and USPS have mutually agreed to postpone a national-level grievance regarding the delay in implementing Arbitrator Goldberg’s Award in Case No. Q15C-4Q-C 17697250 which was issued August 6, 2018.
NALC and USPS have settled a national-level grievance regarding non-compliance with the contractual caps on the employment of City Carrier Assistants (CCAs). Continue reading
NALC and management negotiators have reached the end of the 60-day mediation period following the Sept. 20 expiration of our National Agreement with USPS. The parties remain at impasse and are discussing the selection of a neutral arbitrator. Continue reading
The large loss posted by the U.S. Postal Service in Fiscal Year 2019 ($8.8 billion) is largely the result of external factors, not the normal operations of the agency. Continue reading
National Arbitrator Shyam Das has issued his award in a national interpretive dispute involving the memorandum of understanding regarding the consolidation of NALC pay levels. Continue reading
The federal district court in Washington D.C. today issued a decision dismissing NALC’s lawsuit that sought to halt the Consolidated Casing Initiative. Continue reading
The Postal Service’s third quarter financial report shows the need for policymakers to address two public policy issues beyond USPS control—the stamp price rollback and the congressional mandate that USPS pre-fund future retiree health benefits decades into the future.
The leaders of the National Association of Letter Carriers and the United States Postal Service formally opened negotiations for a new collective-bargaining agreement today. Continue reading
The Postal Service’s financial report on Friday shows the Postal Service’s underlying business strength while also indicating the need to address external matters beyond USPS control. Despite increased revenue of $555 million in the first six months of Fiscal Year 2019 compared to the same period last year, USPS reported an operating loss of $909 million for the first half of 2019. Continue reading