Food Drive Task No. 1: Register
Registration Deadline is March 1st

     Register via the NALC website’s “Members Only” portal. Find the link to the “Members Only” portal at in the upper right-hand corner of the page.

     Once you’ve logged in, click on the “Stamp Out Hunger” icon to register. Branches also can use the portal to order promotional materials.

     If you are a newly elected president, make sure that your branch has notified Headquarters. Only branch presidents of record will have access to the food drive registration forms.

     You can get additional information about the May food drive by going here.

North Carolina State Association of Letter Carriers' Spring Training March 23-24 in Aberdeen, NC

This year's spring training will include classes on withholding, legislation, route inspections, suspensions and steward's rights, plus a general session Saturday morning. To view and print a copy of the agenda for you and your members, go here.

North Carolina's Walter B. Jones Latest to Co-Sponsor H. Resolution 15

On February 8th, Representative Walter B. Jones, who represents the 3rd District of North Carolina, signed on as a co-sponsor of H. Res. 15, a congressional resolution that expresses the sense of the House that the U.S. Postal Service should take all appropriate measures to ensure the continuation of its 6-day mail service. The resoulution now has 246 co-sponsors.

For a Fact Sheet on H.Res. 15, go here.

For a Fact Sheet on H.Res. 28, which calls on Congress to take all appropriate measures to ensure continuation of door delivery for all business and residential customers, go here. This resolution, which Jones has also co-sponsored, has 241 co-sponsors.

The 26th annual
National Association of Letter Carriers’
Stamp Out Hunger® Food Drive
is on Saturday, May 12.

Convention registration materials mailed

The Delegate Eligibility Lists and registration forms were mailed out to all branch secretaries as of Feb. 2 for registration of delegates to the 71st Biennial Convention in Detroit, MI July 16-20. For further updates and other useful information about the upcoming convention, please check out the convention page on the NALC website at

The GOP Tax Plan Tells Us Everything About Who Matters in American Democracy

The GOP says its plan is an effort to “fix our broken tax code,” and there can be no doubt that the code is broken. Our fabulously wealthy nation is mysteriously plagued by poverty. More than 40 million Americans currently live in poverty, including 11.5 million children. Over 41 million people live in what the U.S. Department of Agriculture defines as “food insecure households.” Millions of Americans literally could not afford to eat at some point during 2016. Families living a little higher up the economic ladder generally have a tenuous hold on their middle-class status: 78 percent of U.S. households report living paycheck to paycheck.

Read more of this Huffington Post article here.

Spring Training Seminar to Be Held at Hampton Inn & Suites Southern Pines-Pinehurst
March 23-24, 2018

Rooms Also Available at
Townsplace Suites Southern Pines-Aberdeen

Information on making reservations at either hotel can be found on our Events page.