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09/20/18

UPMA Announcement of Resignation of Bob Levi, Director of Government Relation

It is with a mixture of sadness and gratitude that UPMA announces Bob Levi’s departure as Director of Government Relations Continue Reading

09/11/18

PAY DECISION IMPLEMENTATION DELAYED

The Postal Service has notified us of a delay in its implementation their July 20 pay decision concerning changes to pay policies, schedules and fringe benefit program for postmasters Continue Reading

07/20/18

Postmasters\EAS Pay Package through Fiscal Year 2019

On June 28th, the Postal Service released the EAS pay package decision letter that was to cover through fiscal year 2019. Immediately upon receipt, Sean Acord and Tony Leonardi requested a meeting with Executive Postal Leadership in an effort to resolve some concerns. Continue Reading

07/06/18

Update - FY2018/2019 Pay Package

Sean and Tony requested to meet with officials at Postal Service Headquarters to continue discussion on several key issues affecting UPMA members. We met again on July 5 and have reached a verbal understanding that addresses our concerns on these key matters. Continue Reading

06/29/18

2018/2019 Pay Package

UPMA is in receipt of the 2018/2019 Pay Package dated June 28, 2018. We are reviewing the package. Updates will be provided when available. Continue Reading

04/11/18

EEOC class action ruling re USPS Injured on the Job Employees

The U.S. Postal Service will soon have to make a payout to as many as 130,000 current and former employees as part of a class-action lawsuit, with an anti-discrimination oversight body finding the mailing agency created a program to rid its rolls of employees injured on the job under the guise of trying to accommodate them. Continue Reading

02/02/18

Executive Administrative Schedule (EAS)

Executive Administrative Schedule (EAS) Annual Salary Effective January 06, 2018 (Day 1, Week 1, PP 02-2018) Continue Reading

12/29/17

UPMA Remembers the Loss of Two Dublin Ohio Postal Managers

UPMA pauses in its holiday celebrations to mourn the loss of two of its own, Ginger Ballard, Postmaster of Dublin, OH, and Lance Herrera-Dempsey. Continue Reading

12/01/17

PACKAGE DELIVERY DURING PEAK HOLIDAY SEASON

The Postal Service has indicated that there will be an exception period for the 20:00 business rule during the peak holiday period. The exception period will run from November 25th to Jan 5th. Properly scanned packages, delivered after 20:00, during the exception period, will not count as failures on NPA. Continue Reading

11/17/17

UNIT LEVEL MITAGATION PROCESS NOW OPEN

The FY 2017 NPA End-of-Year report cards were published on November 16, 2017. The Performance Evaluation System (PES) will open today (11-17-17) to start the process for requesting and reviewing consideration for a unit level mitigating factor. Continue Reading

08/29/17

Help postal employees impacted by Hurricane Harvey

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08/09/17

UPMA Convention Day 2 ‘We Must Remain Competitive and Provide the Best Customer Service’

Postmaster General Megan Brennan congratulated UPMA members on their first national convention and thanked them for the opportunity to address them. She also thanked the veterans in the audience and said the agency is proud to be the largest civilian employer of veterans. Continue Reading

Louisville, KY, Site of First UPMA National Convention

08/08/17

Louisville, KY, Site of First UPMA National Convention

The 2017 UPMA National Convention got underway Monday morning, Aug. 7, in Louisville, KY. Co-Presidents Sean Acord and Tony Leonardi welcomed members. “This convention has been a long time coming,” Leonardi said, “but it’s finally here.” Continue Reading

04/12/17

POSTMASTER RELIEF EMPLOYEES (PMR) RIF ANNOUNCED

The Postal Service has announced plans to implement a Reduction-in-Force (RIF) of Postmaster Relief (PMR) employees that are on the rolls in non-authorized positions. Continue Reading

02/06/17

The Postal Service notified UPMA in December 2016 of its intention to expand eligibility for smartphones to all EAS-18-and-above exempt Postmasters.

The Postal Service notified UPMA of its intention to expand eligibility for smartphones to all EAS-18-and-above exempt Postmasters. Continue Reading

02/01/17

US Postal Service Exempt From Federal Hiring Freeze

January 31, 2017, OMB memo (M-17-18) indicates that the U.S. Postal Service is not included in federal hiring freeze announced last week. Continue Reading

11/14/16

The UPMA, National Executive Board, approved six months free membership

The UPMA, National Executive Board, approved six months free membership for new EAS (active) members. Continue Reading

10/05/16

POSTAL SERVICE CLARIFIES POST PLAN EVALUATION POLICY

The following information was received from Postal Service clarifying PMG, Megan Brennan’s announcement at the National convention regarding implementing Post Office evaluations. Continue Reading