Tag: NALC

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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Postal Michigan Mail Carrier stops runaway vehicle after driver passes out

Michigan Mail Carrier stops runaway vehicle after driver passes out

Posted on September 23, 2017 by postal 9/21/2017 WEST BLOOMFIELD TOWNSHIP, Mich. – When a mail carrier in West Bloomfield Township saw a vehicle speeding and swerving Thursday, he jumped into action and stopped it. Brandon Franklin was driving on Orchard Lake Road during his route when he saw a Jeep traveling erratically. Mail Carrier Brandon Franklin …

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Postal Houston Postal Workers Brave Flooded Areas To Deliver Mail

Houston Postal Workers Brave Flooded Areas To Deliver Mail

“Neither snow nor rain nor heat nor gloom of night stays these couriers from the swift completion of their appointed rounds.” – unofficial United States Postal Service motto | Posted on September 4, 2017, 3:09 PM Stella Chavez USPS mail carrier Fateyva Miles delivers mail to the Scarsdale area. United States Postal Service carrier Fateyva …

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Postal USPS employees receive latest pay raise, COLA increase under union deal NALC

USPS employees receive latest pay raise, COLA increase under union deal NALC

By Jory Heckman @jmheckman August 23, 2017 4:10 pm More than 200,000 U.S. Postal Service employees have just received their first two catch-up cost-of-living adjustments, and will soon receive their third COLA, thanks to a provision in a postal union labor contract that members approved this month. Members of the National Association of Letter Carriers …

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Postal Postal Carrier’s View: Don’t worry; my dog won’t bite

Postal Carrier’s View: Don’t worry; my dog won’t bite

By Arden W. Stabs on Aug 22, 2017 at 10:00 p.m. I noticed the two recent Opinion page pieces about dogs: the column on Aug. 11, “Dogs are innocent; dog owners aren’t always,” and the letter to the editor the next day, “I ain’t afraid of no Pomeranians.” Both had some valid points. In 34 …

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Postal Beyond Rain and Snow, Postal Workers Must Also Worry About Their Shoes

Beyond Rain and Snow, Postal Workers Must Also Worry About Their Shoes

Jack Corrigan | August 23, 2017 | 28 Comments A letter carrier heads out with a cart full of mail for delivery. AP file photo For years the U.S. Postal Service has put its stamp of approval on defective shoes that can quickly fall apart, putting letter carriers at risk of injury and often forcing …

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Postal USPS Letter Carrier Featured in Los Angeles Marathon Documentary

USPS Letter Carrier Featured in Los Angeles Marathon Documentary

Posted on August 19, 2017 by postal Vietnam Veteran & USPS Letter Carrier Featured in “Mile 19”, a LA Marathon Documentary Los Angeles Bicentennial Letter Carrier Johnnie Jameson enjoys running in marathons. Last year, the Vietnam War veteran was featured in a documentary about his life as a legacy Los Angeles marathon runner. Jameson met …

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Postal NALC Truth Page 3 hrs ·

NALC Truth Page 3 hrs ·

We got the briefing schedule in Noble v. Sombrotto from the Court of Appeals today. Our brief is due on 9/25. Defendants’ opposition brief is due on 10/25. When the briefs are filed I’ll post them here. One of the issues the court will review is the “in-town” expenses the resident national officers pay themselves. …