Postal Regulatory Commission (PRC) Vice Chair Michael Kubayanda joins Legislative & Political Director Bob Levi on the December 6 episode of NAPS Chat.
This week’s NAPS Chat focuses on the newly proposed Postal Rate and Classification System, system that may determine postage rates for the next 5 years. We also discuss the Postal Service’s Universal Service Obligation. Finally, NAPS Chat provides information relating to postal-related bills and the status of H.R. 2382, legislation to repeal of the USPS retiree health prefunding requirement, which has surpassed the 290-cosponsor mark.
NAPS Chat is a weekly podcast intended to inform NAPS members about the latest legislative and political goings-on within our nation’s capital. Hosted by NAPS Director of Legislative and Political Affairs Bob Levi.
NAPS Legal Counsel Bruce Moyer joins Legislative & Political Director Bob Levi on the November 22 episode of NAPS Chat.
Topics: Election of Rep. Carolyn Maloney (D-NY) as new chair of the House Committee on Oversight and Reform, the recent Postal Board of Governors meeting relating to USPS finances, cosponsor update on legislation to repeal requirement to prefund future retiree health benefits, and the status of NAPS’ lawsuit against USPS for failing to comply with the EAS compensation law.
NAPS Resident Officers (President Brian Wagner, Executive Vice President Ivan Butts, and Secretary-Treasurer Chuck Mulidore) join Legislative & Political Director Bob Levi on the November 15 edition of NAPS Chat.
Is It Really Pay for Performance?
By Chuck Mulidore NAPS Secretary/Treasurer
As a result of the fact-finding report issued April 30, 2019, in response to the unilateral imposition of the 2016-2019 pay package by the USPS, NAPS has declined to be involved in developing 2020 NPA goals. Traditionally, the USPS has rejected most of NAPS’ recommendations for improvements to the NPA goals. The agency simply uses NAPS to help justify implementing the NPA system, claiming that “NAPS was involved in the process”—almost as an endorsement of the process by NAPS. Continue reading →
On Friday, July 26, 2019, the National Association of Postal Supervisors filed a complaint in federal district court seeking declaratory and injunctive relief against the U.S. Postal Service for its failure to pay its supervisors, managers, and other professional and administrative employees in accordance with federal law, which, among other things, requires compensation comparable to the private sector and requires an adequate differential in pay between supervisors and the clerks and carriers they supervise. Continue reading →
Topics: Rep. Connolly’s views about the status of postal legislation, the USPS’ universal service obligation, and the statute that established managerial and supervisory consultations over compensation.