Wednesday, March 31, 2010
Another Early Retirement Offer?
"...Many employees say it will take the $25,000 VSIP to get them to even consider retiring and many complain that the past 'early out' offers are made without enough prior announcement to permit employees to prepare for such a huge, life-altering decision. Employees would like to see the USPS..."
Sunday, March 28, 2010
Labor group praises Obama for appointing Becker, Pearce
"...Becker has been a staunch supporter of the White House and its previous push for the Employee Free Choice Act, better known as card-check legislation..."
Sunday, March 14, 2010
Tuesday, March 9, 2010
NPMHU Arthur S. Vallone Scholarship Application Now Available
National Postal Mail Handlers Union is pleased to offer the opportunity for regular craft members of the National Postal Mail Handlers Union, and members of their immediate families, to apply for scholarship assistance from the NPMHU Arthur S. Vallone National Scholarship Program. Specific eligibility requirements for the program are detailed below.
This scholarship program has been providing assistance to deserving recipients since 2001. In February 2005, the program was renamed in honor of Arthur S. Vallone. Arthur had served the NPMHU with distinction for over twenty-five years at his untimely passing in January 2005. Arthur was a true believer in the Union Movement, and a tireless advocate for Mail Handlers and all working people. His list of accomplishments and contributions to the NPMHU is lengthy. The National Postal Mail Handlers Union is proud to honor the legacy that Brother Vallone has left behind.
Wednesday, March 3, 2010
USPS Postmaster General Jack Potter Unveils Action Plan to Ensure USPS Future
"...Workforce flexibility that allows the Postal Service to put the right people at the right place and at the right time...."
Monday, March 1, 2010
Postal Service expected to announce 'significant changes'
"...In an effort to offset some of the losses, Potter seeks more flexibility in the coming year to set delivery schedules, prices and labor costs. The changes could mean an end to Saturday deliveries, longer delivery times for letters and packages, higher postage-stamp prices that exceed the rate of inflation, and the potential for future layoffs. ..."
Local 301 Branch President Bob Charron Retires
"...National and Local Union Officers gather to celebrate the retirement of long-time Local 301 Branch President Bob Charron...."
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