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NALC and USPS agree on neutral arbitrator: President Young announced on April 26 that the National Association of Letter Carriers and the United States Postal Service have agreed on renowned arbitrator Richard Bloch as the neutral arbitrator in the impending hearings on the letter carriers' national agreement. Bloch and the two other panel members have set four weeks for testimony: Sept. 10-14, Sept. 24-28, Oct. 29-Nov. 2, and Nov. 5-9. "Given this schedule, it is anticipated that a decision on the contract will be rendered in mid-November," Young said. A Bulletin will follow with more details.
President Young urges Congress to block ‘cancer of contracting out’ before it spreads: Young urged Congress on April 17 to block the USPS from contracting out mail delivery to private enterprises whose workers receive low pay and no benefits. He called the Postal Service’s decision to expand this policy to urban and suburban areas “a very serious threat to the quality and sustainability of the Postal Service.” Bulletin | Testimony transcript | Fact sheet |
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Letter carriers picket USPS Headquarters to protest contracting out: Carriers from 18 states across the nation, including NALC President Young and a contingent from the National Rural Letter Carriers' Association, demonstrated in front of USPS headquarters with informational picketing on April 16 to protest contracting out of letter carrier jobs. Protest at USPS Headquarters (Video)
Protest on Washington Mall (Video)
Updated Route Inspection Kit: Update your NALC Route Inspection Kit with the most recent changes to the program. The December 1 update can be downloaded here.
Route protection materials online: Chapters from the workbook designed to help carriers during route evaluations can be found here.

Online form for bylaw changes: Use this convenient form to submit proposed changes to the Committee of Laws. You should only submit this form after the bylaw has been read, voted on and approved, as well as signed by a branch officer.

Three ways for NALC members to contribute to COLCPE: Forms and instructions for NALC members to download to make a regular donation to NALC's political action fund can be found here.

Contract-related or work rule question? Letter carriers in need of information and assistance should contact the NBA in their region. You can locate your NBA here.

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Representing city letter carriers
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Founded in 1889, NALC is the union of city letter carriers employed by the U.S. Postal Service. Letter carriers delivered 203 billion pieces of mail last year, six days a week, to over 138 million homes and businesses in every city, suburb and town in America.
William H. Young,
William H. Young

NALC is affiliated with the AFL-CIO and with UNI, an international alliance of communications unions.

Updated April 26, 2007