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05/07/21

May 7, 2021 Update from Dan Heins, UPMA National President

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05/04/21

Transforming the Postal Service—Administrative Restructure Update

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04/30/21

April 28, 2021 Update from Dan Heins, UPMA National President

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04/29/21

Emergency Federal Employee Leave Extended

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04/23/21

April 23, 2021 Update from Dan Heins, UPMA National President

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04/21/21

April 2021 transcript of From The President's Desk

Review the transcript of the April 2021 From the President’s Desk video message addressing the latest news including UPMA receiving the Postal Service’s version of our new pay package, working on a Sunday to oversee the operations of your Amazon hub, or the neighboring Amazon hub if you are a spoke out of that hub, UPMA Membership incentive, updating your HERO profile and other information of interest to our members. Continue Reading

04/16/21

April 16, 2021 Update from Dan Heins, UPMA National President

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04/09/21

April 9, 2021 Update from Dan Heins, UPMA National President

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04/02/21

April 2, 2021 Update from Dan Heins, UPMA National President

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03/26/21

March 2021 transcript of From The President's Desk

Review the transcript of the March 2021 From the President’s Desk video message addressing the latest news including the release of the Postmaster General and Board of Governors’ ten-year plan, “Delivering for America – Our Vision and Ten-Year Plan to Achieve Financial Stability and Service Excellence.”, Upcoming UPMA Chapter Conventions, and other information of interest to our members. Continue Reading

03/26/21

March 26, 2021 Update from Dan Heins, UPMA National President

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04/01/21

Neal Reintroduces Legislation to Fix Social Security WEP Provision, Improve Public Employees’ Retirement Security

SPRINGFIELD, MA—Today, Ways and Means Committee Chairman Richard E. Neal (D-MA) reintroduced his groundbreaking legislation, the Public Servants Protection and Fairness Act of 2021, to fix the Windfall Elimination Provision (WEP) for future retirees and provide meaningful relief to current WEP retirees. Continue Reading

03/25/21

Procedural Overview of the Advisory Opinion Process - PRC

The Postal Service announced a 10-year strategic plan on March 23, 2021. Prior to implementation, some parts of the plan require the Postal Service to request an advisory opinion from the Postal Regulatory Commission (Commission). The law requires the Postal Service to seek such an opinion for changes that generally affect service on a nationwide or substantially nationwide basis. On March 23, the Postal Service filed a notice of pre-filing conference with the Commission Continue Reading

03/22/21

USPS has extended the Special Exempt pay for Exempt Postmasters that was originally approved on May 20, 2020

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03/19/21

March 19, 2021 Update from Dan Heins, UPMA National President

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03/12/21

March 12, 2021 Update from Dan Heins, UPMA National President

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03/05/21

March 5, 2021 Update from Dan Heins, UPMA National President

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03/03/21

USPS District Restructuring Information Released

Today, the United States Postal Service has announced a restructuring of the Retail and Delivery Operations and Logistics and Processing Operations Continue Reading

02/26/21

February 26, 2021 Update from Dan Heins, UPMA National President

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02/24/21

February 2021 transcript of From The President's Desk

Review the transcript of the February 2021 From the President’s Desk video message covering the latest news including details of Postmaster General, Louis DeJoy addressing the National Executive Board at their meeting in Arlington, Virginia, Doug Tulino, the Chief Human Resources Officer of the Postal Service discussing issues with the Fast Track hiring process, District restructuring and Voluntary Early Retirement Authorization (VERA), Upcoming UPMA Chapter conventions, the just announced limited time new EAS membership offer and other information of interest to our members. Continue Reading