NPMHU Local 306 Annual free function picnic - Unity - Strength - Family - and Pride -- Thanks to Our Membership for making our free function a SUCCESS AGAIN!
NPMHU SECURES DELAY OF PROPOSED INVOLUNTARY REASSIGNMENTS
USPS management continues to implement its ill-conceived plans to realign its work force. Their plans involve massive bid reversions and job abolishments in almost every mail processing facility throughout the country. In most cases, management is basing its staffing needs on the flawed Function 1 Scheduler that the Postal Service uses to determine staffing levels at the large mail processing plants. Postal management continues to argue that these reversions and/or abolishments are necessary because of the continuing decline in mail volumes. USPS management has now gone a step further, by issuing “impact statements” detailing its intention of involuntarily reassigning Full-Time Regular Mail Handlers out of their current installations. The Postal Service has proposed to complete these involuntary reassignments in September 2017. The latest figures received by the NPMHU reflect that 63 installations would be impacted and would result in 1,168 Full-Time Regulars (FTRs), 9 Part-Time Regulars (PTRs), and at least 72 Mail Handler Assistants (MHAs) being involuntarily reassigned out of their installation. The APWU has been receiving similar impact statements involving its clerk craft employees. In response to these unwarranted attacks on the postal workforce, NPMHU President Paul Hogrogian and APWU President Mark Dimondstein sent a joint letter to Postmaster General Megan Brennan protesting the Postal Service’s proposed actions. The two Presidents vowed that both unions would work together to combat the Postal Service’s attacks on its employees: “Rest assured that, absent correction, the APWU and the NPMHU will together resist these misguided actions and violations of your agreements with, and commitments to, our members.”
Welcome to the NPMHU Legislative web page. We are pleased to provide you with the most up-to-date information available on the US Congress, including details on important legislative initiatives that are critical to Mail Handlers, and to help facilitate contact with members of Congress. We hope that you will join us, and take an active role in the Legislative process. In this section of the NPMHU web site, you will find an important array of tools at your disposal so that you can easily take an active, grass-roots approach to the legislative process.
On Nov. 14 postal workers across the country will send an urgent message to Postmaster General Megan J. Brennan and the USPS Board of Governors: Stop Delaying America’s Mail!
These cuts will frustrate customers, drive away business, lead to job losses, harm communities, and cause massive schedule changes and reassignments for employees.