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Friday, November 20, 2009

National Postal Mail Handlers Union November 2009 Update

 
National Postal Mail Handlers Union November 2009 Update
"...Wage Chart, Dues Increase, Open Season..."
Reference: http://www.npmhu.org/

 

Thursday, November 19, 2009

November 2009 Mail Handler Wage Increase Pay Scale

The November 2009 Mail Handler Wage Increase Pay Scale can be found by clicking the image below. This is the fifth of six general wage increases to be paid to all mail handlers under the 2006 National Agreement and will be implemented effective November 21, 2009. The increase will be reflected in paychecks on December 11, 2009. Please also note that, as required by Article XIV, Section 3 of the National Constitution and Article VIII, Section 2 of the Uniform Local Union Constitution, mail handlers will see an automatic membership dues increase of fifty cents ($.50) per pay period, effective with this November 2009 negotiated wage increase. Of this amount, forty cents ($.40) per pay period will be sent to the Local Union, and ten cents ($.10) per pay period will be retained by the National Office in the form of increased per capita tax.


Reference: NPMHU 317

 

Wednesday, November 18, 2009

Mail Handler Contractual Pay Increase for November 2009


"...Postal employees covered under the NPMHU-USPS Collective Bargaining Agreement will receive a 1.2 percent increase in annual salaries effective Nov. 21. The raise will be reflected in paychecks issued Dec. 11, 2009...."    




This Article is From: postal-newsgroup.blogspot.com
 

Wednesday, November 11, 2009

USPS to use advertising space to gather information in the murder of Tony Harrelson at the Camp Hill Post Office

 
USPS to use advertising space to gather information in the murder of Tony Harrelson at the Camp Hill Post Office
"...Harrelson, 47, a Dadeville resident, was shot and killed at the Camp Hill post office between the hours of 5:45 and 6:15 p.m. on Oct. 2...."
Reference: www.thedadevillerecord.com

 

[Florida] After 37 years, Lee County postal worker cancels last stamp

 
After 37 years, Lee County postal worker cancels last stamp
Bob Ford
"...a mail handler. Ford came into work at 4 p.m. He placed postmarks on mail, doing his work quietly and with ease until his shift ended at 12:30 a.m. He remembers when there were no more than five mail handlers. Today, there are more than 100 at the..."
Reference: www.news-press.com

 

Monday, November 2, 2009

Health Care's Next Big Fight: Tax the Rich or Slam Workers?

Flexible Spending Account slammed
Health Care's Next Big Fight: Tax the Rich or Slam Workers?
"...There's also more than $400 billion in cuts to Medicare and Medicaid; a new $20 billion fee on medical device makers; $13 billion from limiting contributions to flexible spending accounts; sizable penalties paid by individuals and employers who don't obtain coverage; and a mix of other corporate taxes and fees...."
Reference: www.huffingtonpost.com

 

Past Practice: What is a Past Practice?

 
Past Practice: What is a Past Practice?
"...A past practice is any long-standing, frequent practice that is accepted and known about by the union and management. A practice that meets the standards of being a bone fide past practice is considered to be part of the contract. Since it is part of the contract, grievances can be filed if management violates a past practice. In most cases management cannot end a past practice without first bargaining with the union. In some cases management must wait until contract negotiations to change a past practice...."
Reference: www.ueunion.org
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