Tuesday, January 26, 2010
National Postal Mail Handlers Union Voted to Contribute $10,000.00 to the Haiti Relief Effort
"...At its most recent meeting, the National Executive Board of the NPMHU voted to contribute $10,000.00 to the Red Cross specifically for the Haiti relief effort. In a memo to the field, National President John Hegarty, and National Secretary-Treasurer Mark Gardner are asking all mail handlers to assist with the much-needed relief effort in Haiti...."
Monday, January 25, 2010
Unions Worry Corporations Will Overrun Campaigns Following Court Ruling
"..."The four largest Wall Street banks, if they expended one-tenth of 1 percent of their resources in a political campaign, that would eclipse every single penny of union revenue for every union in the country," said Leo Gerard, president of United Steelworkers International. ..."
Do we need unions? What has the union done for me?
"...The oft asked questions of non-union members, as well as disgruntled union members, are Do we need unions? What has the union done for me?. For the educated and well-read members of American society, the questions are easily answered. For example, anyone that has ventured to ponder those questions and educate themselves, may have read The Jungle by Upton Sinclair..."
Sunday, January 24, 2010
National Postal Mail Handlers Union
"...The NPMHU is a national organization of employees dedicated to advancing the interests of its members and their families. The primary purpose of the Union is to negotiate and enforce a National Agreement with the U.S. Postal Service, a contract that establishes wages, cost-of-living adjustments and other pay increases, working conditions, and fringe benefits for all workers within its jurisdiction. The Union also protects workers’ rights by representing them in day-to-day problems on the job, like discipline, violations of seniority, discrimination, or other management abuse, and addresses such work-place concerns as safety, health, and the impact of technological change...."
see also: NPMHU 317
Monday, January 18, 2010
POSTAL AND FEDERAL UNIONS AND ORGANIZATIONS FIGHT TO PROTECT FEHB AND TO STOP THE UNFAIR TAX!
"...the National Postal Mail Handlers Union and other postal/federal organizations sent a letter to Senate and House Democratic leaders, committee chairmen involved in health care, and members of the National Capital Area delegation.
Sunday, January 10, 2010
FBI Investigating White Powder Sent To Alabama Gov't Offices
"...Birmingham, Alabama, United States (AHN) - Nine letters containing suspicious white substance has been mailed to government offices in Alabama, causing one office to be evacuated and a U.S. congressman to be quarantined.
Read more: http://www.allheadlinenews.com/articles/7017431392#ixzz0cDo46HPd
Friday, January 8, 2010
Mailman covers route on foot in spite of frigid temperatures
"...U.S. postal worker Steve Hood doesn’t let the cold deter him from his appointed rounds of delivering the mail on Canal Street Northeast on Tuesday...."
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