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United Postmasters and Managers of America Legislative Team

With the Democrats leading the House in the next Congress and the Senate remaining in Republican hands, UPMA has expanded our legislative and political engagement by bringing on a bipartisan team of government relations professionals. With the departure of Bob Levi, UPMA has partnered with two firms, The Eris Group and Imperium Global Advisors, to help UPMA and our members navigate public policy and political affairs in Washington, DC. Continue Reading

As the new UPMA National President I welcome you to our website.


As the new UPMA National President I welcome you to our website.

Welcome to the national website of the United Postmasters and Managers of America (UPMA). The goal of this website is to offer you up to date information on items that are happening within the UPMA organization... Continue Reading


Latest updated SUT that will be given starting 10/26/2018

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The NPA Scores have been posted. The Postal Service has not provided the Mitigation dates yet. Once the dates are determined you will have 6 days to submit your mitigating factors request

The NPA Scores have been posted. The Postal Service has not provided the Mitigation dates yet. Once the dates are determined you will have 6 days to submit your mitigating factors request Continue Reading


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


Senate Passes Bill to Reduce Opioid Transport Through International Mail

Last night, the Senate passed H.R. 6, the Opioid Crisis Response Act of 2018 that includes the so-called STOP Act, which strives to prevent the inbound transport of opioids through international mail, requires that electronic manifests be created for inbound U.S. mail shipments and would levy civil fines against the Postal Service for noncompliance. Continue Reading



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


Congressional Resolution Opposing Postal Privatization Gains Steam

The House of Representatives' resolution that opposes White House efforts to privatize the U.S. Postal Service (H.Res. 993) has gained momentum. The Presidential Task Force on the Postal System report will likely not be unveiled until after the 2018 congressional elections. Continue Reading


Senate Confirms Two Board of Governors; President Nominates Two More

Yesterday, the U.S. Senate confirmed Robert Duncan and David Williams as members of the Postal Service Board of Governors by voice vote. In addition, President Trump nominated Ron Bloom and Roman Martinez IV to the Board of Governors. Continue Reading


A Survey of Our Contributions to the Mission -- and More

I strongly encourage all EAS Employees to fill out the nationwide survey intended to assess our EAS workload. Don’t exaggerate, but don’t hold back, either. Remember, Continue Reading


UPMA Pays Tribute to Sen. John S. McCain

Sen. John McCain was a military hero and a passionate and courageous legislator who ably represented his beloved state of Arizona, and sought legislative consensus in the pursuit of making our country and this world a better place Continue Reading


House Anti-Privatization Resolution Picks Up Support; Status of Presidential Postal Task Force Report Unknown

H.Res. 993 picked up significant support during the August recess and there is uncertainly about the status of Presidential Task Force on the Postal System. Continue Reading


Senate Likely to Vote on Bipartisan Anti-Postal Privatization Amendment Tommorrow, July 26

Sen. Heitkamp (D-ND) filed an amendment to a pending appropriations bill the would preclude the White House from undermining universal postal services or moving forward with efforts to privatize the federal agency. Continue Reading


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


Bipartisan House Resolution Introduced Opposing Postal Privatization

Representatives Steve Lynch (D-MA) and Rodney Davis (R-IL) introduced H.Res. 993, a resolution expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that the U.S. Postal Service should remain a government entity and not be subjected to privatization. Continue Reading


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


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


White House Official Under Fire About USPS Privatization at Congressional Hearing

On Wednesday, June 27, the Deputy Director of the White House Office of Management and Budget came under fire by members of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, regarding the White House proposal to privatize the U.S. Postal Service. Continue Reading


President Trump Proposes Postal Privatization

Today, President Donald Trump proposed to restructure the United States Postal Service, converting it "from a Government agency into a privately-held corporation." Continue Reading


Office of Personnel Managment Proposes Retirement Cuts and Senate Panel Approves Two USPS Board Of Govenor Nominees

The White House Office of Personnel Management (OPM) proposed $143.5 billion in cuts to federal-postal retirement programs, and the Senate Committee Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee approves two nominees to USPS Board of Governors. Continue Reading