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Extension for finalizing adjustment packages: NALC Executive Vice President Fred Rolando has announced that the NALC and USPS have agreed to extend to February 20 the deadline for finalizing adjustment packages pursuant to the Interim Route Adjustment Process. The Memorandum of Understanding, Re: Interim Alternate Route Adjustment Process (M-1695) originally stated that all adjustment packages had to be finalized by January 16. This extension lets Joint Route Adjustment teams at the district and local levels continue working beyond the earlier, aggressive time limits.

HBP08FEHBP belated Open Season permitted! The Office of Personnel Management has mandated that federal agencies accept Federal Employees Health Benefit Program Open Season changes until January 31, 2009—extra time to consider coming home to the NALC's Health Benefit Plan.
Explanation | PostalEase help | Postal Record article
OPM website | Health Benefit Plan website
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CIGNA PPO Locator Information: Is your doctor or hospital part of the CIGNA HealthCare PPO Network? Click here to go to the Health Benefit Plan page and access the CIGNA PPO Provider Locator. Or call the PPO Locator number, 877-220-NALC (6252), or the special Open Season PPO Locator number, 800-564-7642. For general info on NALC Health Plan benefits, call 888-636-NALC (6252).
December 2008 Postal RecordCarrier Corps members recognized: A list of the NALC members who delivered at least 10 hours of volunteer work for the November elections appears in the December Postal Record . Note: The list is primarily Carrier Corps members who signed in at Labor 2008 events. Many thousands more NALC members volunteered during the campaign.
Postal Record
Customer Connect : DHL's decision to abandon U.S. express delivery service creates a real opportunity for letter carriers participating in Customer Connect. NALC members are encouraged to seek out DHL customers and educate them on the good value of USPS delivery. DHL will continue to make U.S. deliveries of international packages—many of which are carried the last mile by letter carriers.
Contract-related or work rule question? Letter carriers who need information and assistance should contact the NBA in their region. Locate the correct NBA here.
2006-2011 National Agreement: PDF version, with bookmarks and interactive page links, is available here.
MOUs on route adjustments, contracting out: Expedited route adjustment process; extended moratorium on new CDS for the remainder of the contract; assigning new deliveries to career carriers instead of contractors. Bulletin | M01694 |M01695

Updated Route Inspection Kit (12/06) available here. (Route Inspection Kit for Windows Vista available here.)

Route protection materials online available here.

Online form for bylaw changes available here.

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Representing city letter carriers
of the United States Postal Service
Founded in 1889, NALC is the union of city letter carriers employed by the U.S. Postal Service. Letter carriers delivered 213 billion pieces of mail last year, six days a week, to over 146 million homes and businesses in every city, suburb and town in America.
William H. Young,
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NALC is affiliated with the AFL-CIO and with UNI, an international alliance of communications unions.

Updated December 31, 2008