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04/03/20

April 3, 2020 Update from Daniel Heins, UPMA National President

It seems like I just sent out the first weekly message and here we are an entire week later. As you have heard many times we are definitely in uncharted waters as far as this current pandemic is concerned. For those of you that have been with the Postal Service for a number of years Continue Reading

03/27/20

March 27, 2020 Message from Dan Heins, UPMA National President

March 27, 2020 Message from Dan Heins, UPMA National President Continue Reading

03/25/20

Temporary Exception for Level 18 Postmasters Performing Bargaining Unit Work

Temporary Exception for Level 18 Postmasters Performing Bargaining Unit Work Continue Reading

03/20/20

The US Postal Service will temporarily modify the eligible conditions for sick leave dependent care by non-bargaining employees

The US Postal Service will temporarily modify the eligible conditions for sick leave dependent care by non-bargaining employees. Continue Reading

03/20/20

March 20, 2020 transcript of From The Presidents Desk

Review the transcript of the March 20, 2020 From the Presidents Desk video message covering the latest news regarding the “Capitol Hill Postal Reform Conference”, the Coronavirus pandemic, Windfall Elimination Provision (WEP) and the Government Pension Offset (GPO), the UPMA National Office operational adjustments during the current environment and other information of interest to our members. Continue Reading

03/18/20

Chapter Conventions Conference Call Transcript about Coronavirus Impact

Chapter Conventions Conference Call Transcript about Coronavirus Impact Continue Reading

03/17/20

Update: Chapter Member Representative (CMR) Academies Postponed

Postponed: Chapter Member Representative (CMR) Academies in St. Louis on March 21 and Pittsburgh on March 28 Continue Reading

02/28/20

February 28, 2020 transcript of From The Presidents Desk

Review the transcript of the February 28, 2020 From the Presidents Desk video message covering the latest news regarding the UPMA 2020 Legislative Summit, UPMA position papers, comments from USPS COO David Williams when meeting with the UPMA Executive Board and an update on the Fast Track Hiring System. Continue Reading

01/30/20

January 30, 2020 transcript of From The Presidents Desk

Review the transcript of the January 30, 2020 From the Presidents Desk video message covering the latest news regarding the UPMA 2020 Legislative Summit agenda, update on the Fast Track Hiring System and the start of the UPMA 2020 Chapter Convention season. Continue Reading

12/20/19

December 20, 2019 transcript of From The Presidents Desk

Review the transcript of the December 20, 2019 From the Presidents Desk video message covering the latest news regarding PEAK season, fast track hiring system, PFP for all EAS and the UPMA 2020 Legislative Summit. Continue Reading

12/03/19

USPS Releases 2019 Combined Federal Campaign Promotion Video

USPS Releases 2019 Combined Federal Campaign Promotion Video Continue Reading

11/22/19

November 22, 2019 transcript of From the Presidents Desk video message

Review the transcript of the November 22, 2019 From the Presidents Desk video message covering the latest news regarding NPA and other benefit issues from Doug Tulino and the leadership team at Postal Service. Continue Reading

11/18/19

Letter regarding PFP and other issues received from USPS

Letter received from Doug Tulino, Vice President of Labor Relations at USPS Headquarters regarding Pay-for-Performance Continue Reading

11/18/19

UPMA Files Motion to Intervene

The United Postmasters and Managers of America has filed a motion to intervene as it relates to the lawsuit that was filed by the National Association of Postal Supervisors (NAPS). UPMA’s motion to intervene deals ONLY with Count V of that lawsuit. Continue Reading

10/28/19

Fiscal Year 2019 Mitigating Factors Information Released. You will find two different pieces of information. One has to do with the mitigating factors process and the other has to do with the mitigating factors submission timeline.

Attached you will find two different pieces of information. One has to do with the mitigating factors process and the other has to do with the mitigating factors submission timeline. The letter regarding the release of the information was directed to the employees and leadership at Postal Service Headquarter where it instructs them to contact Erica Hayton. You are NOT, I repeat NOT, to contact Erica Hayton. If you have any questions you are to CONTACT YOUR MANAGER for further instruction, or for guidance. If necessary, you can also direct questions to us here at the National Office and we will do our best to assist you in any way we can. As always remember that the mitigating factor that you are submitting for consideration must move your composite score enough to move you into the next block on the matrix. Continue Reading

10/25/19

October 25, 2019 transcript of From the Presidents Desk video message

Review the transcript of the October 25, 2019 From the Presidents Desk video message covering many topics of interest to UPMA Members. Continue Reading

10/16/19

Postmaster General, Megan Brennan announced her plans to retire on January 31, 2020.

It was announced today that our Postmaster General, Megan Brennan, has decided to retire on January 31, 2020. Continue Reading

09/27/19

September 27, 2019 transcript of From the Presidents Desk video message

Review the transcript of the September 27, 2019 From the Presidents Desk video message covering many topics of interest to UPMA Members. Continue Reading

In honor of Patriot’s Day on September 11, 2019.

09/11/19

In honor of Patriot’s Day on September 11, 2019.

In honor of Patriot’s Day on September 11, 2019, the national office staff gathered at the flag pole in front of the national office for the lowering of the flag to half-staff. Continue Reading

09/03/19

Postmaster General Statement on the Midland-Odessa, TX Incident

Postmaster General Statement on the Midland-Odessa, TX Incident Continue Reading