This week, NALC and USPS continued daily with interest rate arbitration proceedings to resolve the impasse over the 2019 collective agreement. The interim agreement is subject to ratification by union members, a process that will take several weeks. The Post Office and the National Association of Letter Carriers (NALC) have reached an interim agreement on a 44-month contract covering more than 206,000 workers represented by the union. 19.02.16 Fredric Rolando, President of the NALC, and General Megan Brennan, USPS Postmaster, met today at THE NALC headquarters in Washington, DC, to formally begin negotiations on a new collective agreement. The current 2011-2016 agreement, which covers more than 204,000 active factors in the city, employed by USPS, expires at midnight on May 20. This is the president […] The NALC Executive Board unanimously recommends approving the interim agreement. Once ratified, the agreement covers the 44-month period that began on September 20, 2019 – the date the previous treaty expired – and expires at midnight on May 20, 2023. September 25, 2014 – The NALC and USPS have agreed to extend the current Section 8 fair test until December 31, 2014 in the 22 districts currently participating. The test was introduced by an agreement of 3 June 2013, which stems from the national task force "Article 8". On September 20, 2019, negotiations on a new collective agreement between NALC and USPS reached an impasse.

The current collective agreement remains in effect until the final settlement of the wage dispute between the parties. National President Paul Hogrogian and National Secretary Michael Hora announced today that representatives of NPMHU and the U.S. Postal Service have reached an interim agreement on the terms of their 2019 national agreement. Continue to read → "This agreement is economically responsible, fair to our employees and positions the Post Office for continued success as a delivery service provider of choice for the American public," said Doug Tulino, Director of Personnel.