North Carolina State Association of Letter Carriers Announces Plans for Spring Training: Letter carrier training will be held March 28 & 29 at the Millennium Hotel in Durham (2800 Campus Walk Ave.). Rates are $89.00 per night plus tax (13.5%) for single or double. There will be three breakouts on Friday. For reservations, call 1-800-633-5379 or 919-383-8575 and state it's for the NC State Association of Letter Carriers' Spring Training. The Association's Executive Board will meet Thursday night, March 27, at 6:00 P.M.
Convention news: For those NALC branches that are registering their 2014 national convention delegates electronically, if the delegate list on your USB drive is incomplete, click here to find out what you need to do obtain a complete list. If your branch received a paper DEL that was incomplete, please note that a new DEL is being mailed to you.
Convention housing: Please do not call NALC Headquarters about convention housing. As a reminder, information on housing will be mailed to branch secretaries after the branch’s DEL has been received at Headquarters and your delegates are registered. Housing information will be available at a later date.
2014 Letter Carrier Food Drive: Building On A Billion: This year marks the 22nd national Letter Carrier Food Drive. The concept behind the drive is simple: we ask our customers to leave non-perishable food donations at their mailboxes--and we take care of the rest. For information on this year's food drive from the NALC, click here.
Questions regarding the food drive should be directed to NALC Director of Community Services Pam Donato at 202-662-2489 or at firstname.lastname@example.org
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Attention: Newly Hired, Career-track
City Carrier Assistants (CCAs)
If you have questions about pay, workload, relative standing and more should download the free NALC City Carrier Assistant Rights & Benefits booklet. This 12-page PDF also discusses uniforms, annual and sick leave, rights under the NALC-USPS National Agreement, health insurance, opting and hold-downs, and the various contract memorandums of understanding (MOUs) that deal specifically with CCAs. Click here to download the booklet (PDF, 1 MB).
MOU for filling residual vacancies: The Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) Re: Residual Vacancies – City Letter Carrier Craft, M-01824, puts in place a procedure for filling residual vacancies that includes assignment of unassigned regulars, conversion to regular of part-time flexibles (PTFs), transfers, and city carrier assistant (CCA) conversions to full-time regular career status. Read more about the procedure here. An updated list of vacancies available for transfer opportunities under M-01824 was posted in eReassign Feb. 1 and is available here. Transfer requests from career employees will be accepted through eReassign following the procedure in the MOU. For assistance with eReassign click here, or contact your shop steward, branch president or national business agent’s office. To find your national business agent’s office, click here.
S. 316: In the Senate, 30 senators so far have co-sponsored S. 316, a postal modernization measure that preserves Saturday mail delivery. Has yours? Find out here, then go here to look up members' contact information and ask yours to sign on. You can also click here to send your senator a note.
H.R. 630: In the House, 167 members have co-sponsored H.R. 630, a postal modernization measure that preserves Saturday mail delivery. Is your representative a co-sponsor? Find out here, then go here to look up members' contact information and ask yours to sign on. You can also click here to send your representative a note.
H.R. 961: In the House 154 members have co-sponsored H.R. 961, a measure that calls for a refund of the USPS’ surplus in FERS. Is your representative a co-sponsor? Find out here, then go here to look up members' contact information and ask yours to sign on. You can also click here to send your representative a note.
In the House, 202 members so far have
H.Res. 30, “expressing the
sense of the House of Representatives that the United States Postal
Service should take all appropriate measures to ensure the
continuation of its 6-day mail delivery service.” Has yours?
here, then go here to
look up members' contact information and ask yours to sign on. You
can also click
here to send your representative a
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violations that take place during management's unilateral six-day
route counts and inspections/adjustments, and with filing
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POSTAL FACTS: Royal Oak, MI Branch 3126 letter carrier Kenny White, widely known for wearing shorts year-’round, was profiled by the Detroit Free Press when it finally got cold enough there for White to put on some trousers. On Feb. 4, NPR’s “Morning Edition” called attention to the Free Press’ story about White. Rockford, IL Branch 245 letter carrier Craig Anderson was featured in a similar story on WREX-TV. Garden Grove, CA Branch 1100 letter carrier Charles McDaniel was the focus of a feature story in the Orange County Register. McDaniel, a Navy veteran, recently retired after 52 years on the job. Idaho State Association President John Paige’s letter to the editor of the Idaho Statesman ran Feb. 4. Sacramento Branch 133 letter carrier Randy Krohn retired recently and wore a tuxedo on his last day delivering mail. KXTV-TV followed him on his route that day. Click here to read examples of how NALC leaders and activists are using the news media to spread the truth about the Postal Service’s financial situation. Click here to find out how the NALC Communications Department can help members keep both the public and our elected representatives informed.
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