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Postal Postal Employee returns to route following paralysis

Postal Employee returns to route following paralysis

Posted on December 6, 2017 by postal Brick, NJ, Letter Carrier Gary Nodes is back on his route after experiencing spontaneous spinal hematoma, a condition that left him paralyzed from the waist down. (USPS News Link) Gary Nodes felt fine when he went to sleep one night in March 2015. But the following day, the …

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Postal Postal Workers say they are being forced to fake package deliveries

Postal Workers say they are being forced to fake package deliveries

Posted on December 5, 2017 by postal Postal workers in Utah, across nation cite delivery problems 12/5/17 RIVERTON, Utah – Utah Postal Service workers said they’re being forced to fake package deliveries to make it look like they’re meeting quotas for companies like Amazon and now, others are saying it’s not just an issue in the …

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Postal NALC Truth Page

NALC Truth Page

Yesterday at 7:47am · Who is the ultimate authority in the NALC? It’s not Fred Rolando, and it’s not the NALC Executive Council. The ultimate NALC authority is you. Fred Rolando can’t ratify the contract — only the members can do that. Fred Rolando can’t change the NALC Constitution — only the members can do …

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Postal Beloved Cleveland letter carrier celebrates 60 years on the job

Beloved Cleveland letter carrier celebrates 60 years on the job

Updated Nov 17; Posted Nov 17 Beloved Cleveland letter carrier celebrates 60 years on the job By Zachariah Durr, cleveland.com zdurr@cleveland.com CLEVELAND, Ohio — The staff of the U.S. Post Office’s East 55th Street location in Cleveland took time out Friday to honor one of its own – a letter carrier whose length of service …

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Postal Mail delivery debacle at apartment complex in Memphis

Mail delivery debacle at apartment complex in Memphis

Posted on November 4, 2017 by postal 11/4/17 MEMPHIS, Tenn. — We found mailboxes wide open and seemingly empty. “Every morning when I get ready to go to work they’ll be open,” Kenneth Quarles said. The postal service won’t deliver mail to boxes that don’t lock. Quarles says his does, but he like people with …

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Postal Postal Service paid $84 million last year for property damage and injuries

Postal Service paid $84 million last year for property damage and injuries

Posted on November 3, 2017 by postal 11/2/2017 Providence, R.I. – According to a federal public records request filed by Target 12, the USPS paid out $84 million dollars last year in tort claims. That figure includes property damage, injuries, and accidents. “We work on reducing that number every single year,” Dugas said. “In fact …

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Postal NALC challenges change to letter carriers promotion pay provisions

NALC challenges change to letter carriers promotion pay provisions

Posted on November 3, 2017 by postal 11/2/2017 Many letter carriers currently receiving promotion pay after being promoted to a Grade 2 assignment recently received PS Forms 50 notifying them of additional waiting time added before reaching their next step increase. This is a result of a recent revision to the Employee and Labor Relations …

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Postal East Bridgewater mail carrier retires after 31 years

East Bridgewater mail carrier retires after 31 years

By Shannon Gallagher The Enterprise Posted Oct 31, 2017 at 6:19 PM Updated Oct 31, 2017 at 7:27 PM On Tuesday Sheryl Markowicz pulled closed each of the 526 mailbox along her East Bridgewater route for the last time and said, “I’m saying goodbye to each mailbox.” EAST BRIDGEWATER – When Sheryl Markowicz first began delivering mail in 1984, she did it from the passenger …

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Postal U.S. mail carriers emerge as heroes in Puerto Rico recovery

U.S. mail carriers emerge as heroes in Puerto Rico recovery

Hugh Bronstein GUAYNABO, Puerto Rico (Reuters) – With the Puerto Rico power grid shredded by Hurricane Maria, the U.S. Postal Service has taken the place of cellphone service at the forefront of island communications. Alfredo Martinez, a mail man for the U.S. Postal Service delivers the mail at an area damaged by Hurricane Maria in …

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Postal NALC Truth Page

NALC Truth Page

At the 2014 convention NALC president Fred Rolando rolled retired national officer Dale Hart onto the stage in his wheelchair. Hart addressed the convention for about 15 minutes, concluding as follows: “I was a shop steward, an RAA, a branch president, NBA, Director of City Delivery. By the way, I loved that job. Because people …

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