Former Local NALC VP Pleads Guilty to Running Overtime Kickback Scheme in the Allentown PA Post Office

PHILADELPHIA – Acting United States Attorney Jennifer Arbittier Williams announced that Joseph Whitbeck, 56, of Tamaqua, PA, pleaded guilty to multiple fraud charges before United States District Court Judge Edward G. Smith stemming from his operation of a scheme to defraud fellow union members out of rightfully earned overtime compensation. Continue reading

NALC: Four National-Level Grievances Settled

A settlement (M-01954) has been reached between NALC and USPS regarding national-level grievance Q01N-4C-C 07098868 concerning the assignment of deliveries to Contract Delivery Service (CDS) prior to the effective date of the 2006 collective bargaining agreement. The parties agree to close this interpretive case without prejudice to the position of either party in this or any other matter. Any grievance held pending the outcome of case Q01N-4Q-C 07098868 will be processed in accordance with Article 15 of the National Agreement. Continue reading

NALC: Trump is Being Misinformed About the Postal Service

From the National Association of Letter Carriers:

At a time when the heroic workers of the US Postal Service are braving infection to serve the country during an unprecedented national crisis,  it is imperative that representatives at all levels of the federal government have a fundamental understanding of the value of the Postal Service, the cause of and solutions to its current financial circumstances, and the dangers to the US economy and rural health in the event of a USPS insolvency. Continue reading