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07/10/20

July 10, 2020 Update from Dan Heins, UPMA National President

Weekly update from Dan Heins, UPMA National President, covering a wide range of topics. Continue Reading

07/02/20

July 3, 2020 Update from Dan Heins, UPMA National President

Working on the holiday, remind your employees to take all precautions by practicing social distancing, wearing their face masks when and where required, share information on cutting back on some retail hours, rural inspections and using your privately owned vehicle Continue Reading

06/29/20

June 26, 2020 Update from Dan Heins, UPMA National President

Northeast Area voted to elect Kathy Santo-Cristo from Connecticut to take over the duties as the Postal Area Coordinator for that Area, financial condition of the Postal Service, cost control within the Postal Service and more topics important to the UPMA membership Continue Reading

06/24/20

June 24, 2020 transcript of From The Presidents Desk

Review the transcript of the June 24, 2020 From the Presidents Desk video message covering the latest news on the options regarding the 2020 National Convention, Postmaster General, Mr. Louis Dejoy, has been sworn into office and officially took over the top Postmaster position in the United States Postal Service (USPS) on June 15th, the Senate has also approved the appointment of two new members of the Postal Service Board of Governors Continue Reading

06/19/20

June 19, 2020 Update from Dan Heins, UPMA National President

Mr. Louis Dejoy was officially sworn in as the 75th Postmaster General of the United States, Board of Governors appointments, Government Relations Team presentation, the Chapter Member Representative Academies and an update on the postponed National Convention Continue Reading

06/16/20

June 12, 2020 Update from Dan Heins, UPMA National President

Postponement of the National Convention and what our current plans are as we move forward, incoming Postmaster General, Louis DeJoy and the Chapter Convention season. Continue Reading

06/05/20

June 5, 2020 Update from Dan Heins, UPMA National President

2020 National Convention status, Chapter conventions, USPS ranked Number One, as protests around the country continue make sure your carriers know what to do if they find themselves in Continue Reading

06/03/20

2020 UPMA National Convention - Cancellation Status

In the best interest of the health and safety of our membership we are cancelling the full convention Continue Reading

05/29/20

May 29, 2020 transcript of From The Presidents Desk

Review the transcript of the May 29, 2020 From the Presidents Desk video message covering the latest news as the country continues to try to reopen (or in the case of the Postal Service and other essential businesses, remain open), what is happening with our 2020 National Convention, the NPA program for Fiscal Year 2020, the new Postmaster General, Louis DeJoy and the Board of Governors Continue Reading

05/29/20

May 29, 2020 Update from Dan Heins, UPMA National President

With the county in various phases of reopening, remember while at work adhere to regulations have been put in place by Postal Service Headquarters, Questions about the Special Exempt Status, UPMA National Convention and how the unrest that is currently going on in Minneapolis as impacted three USPS stations Continue Reading

05/22/20

May 22, 2020 Update from Dan Heins, UPMA National President

Memorial Day, Special Exempt Status, National Convention Update, National Office and Legislative updates Continue Reading

05/21/20

Expansion of the Special Exempt authorization to all Postmasters

Letter from Doug Tulino, Vice President Labor Relations at USPS Headquarters dealing with the issue of the expansion of the Special Exempt authorization to all Postmasters. Continue Reading

05/20/20

New United States Postal Service Mission Statement

The latest edition of the United States Postal Service Mission Statement that was adopted by the Postal Service Board of Governors on April 1, 2020 Continue Reading

05/15/20

May 15, 2020 Update from Dan Heins, UPMA National President

As the pandemic continues we see more and more states and communities that are making the attempts to reopen over the next few weeks. I just want to encourage all of you to remain focused on the requirements where the employees in your post offices are concerned Continue Reading

05/08/20

May 8, 2020 Update from Dan Heins, UPMA National President

To all of the mothers out there I want to begin by wishing you a very Happy Mother’s Day weekend. If the current pandemic prevents you from getting together with your family at least in most cases Continue Reading

05/08/20

Board of Governors Announces Selection of Louis DeJoy to Serve as Nation’s 75th Postmaster General

Board of Governors Announces Selection of Louis DeJoy to Serve as Nation’s 75th Postmaster General Continue Reading

05/07/20

Reaching out to Congress to make sure the Postal Service is not left behind in the next COVID-19 bill.

The coronavirus crisis is wreaking havoc on the U.S. Postal Service. Without immediate help from Congress and the Administration, the Postal Service—a vital staple of American society since 1775—could cease to function Continue Reading

05/01/20

May 1, 2020 Update from Dan Heins, UPMA National President

For those of you in the field it may not seem like it, but to me it seems that the weeks sometimes just fly by. As I said in my From the President’s Desk message earlier this week, I cannot thank you enough for all that you are doing out in the field every day. Continue Reading

04/28/20

April 28, 2020 transcript of From The Presidents Desk

Review the transcript of the April 28, 2020 From the Presidents Desk video message covering the latest news regarding mail volumes, the Coronavirus pandemic, contacting your Representative and your Senators to encourage them to support the essential work that is being done by you and your employees every day to continue to bind the nation together and other information of interest to our members. Continue Reading

04/24/20

April 24, 2020 Update from Dan Heins, UPMA National President

As you are aware, I am sure, the COVID-19 pandemic continues to create issues for the United States Postal Service. In order to really deal with this situation Continue Reading