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04/17/20

April 17, 2020 Update from Dan Heins, UPMA National President

As you are all aware all the issues related to COVID-19 continue to dominate what is going on in the Postal world and in the rest of the world Continue Reading

04/15/20

Commentary about April 14, 2020 Administration's daily briefing from Steve LeNoir, SC Chapter President

I don’t watch it every day but last night (Tuesday, April 14th) I watched the Administration’s daily briefing. Around 6:30 PM the President spent around 5 minutes thanking Continue Reading

04/13/20

UPMA Letter to Congressional Leadership April 11 2020

The Postal Service and its employees are essential to the functioning of our country and have remained open for business every day while other businesses and government agencies are closed or working remotely Continue Reading

04/10/20

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

April 10, 2020 Update from Dan Heins, UPMA National President Continue Reading

04/08/20

Members of Congress request leadership include $25 billion in direct appropriations and debt relief for USPS in the next stimulus package

Members of Congress request leadership include $25 billion in direct appropriations and debt relief for USPS in the next stimulus package Continue Reading

04/07/20

Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA)

Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) - Information that we have received from Postal Service Headquarters Continue Reading

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

04/01/20

Rep. Joe Neguse from Colorado has introduced the Protect Our Post Offices Act in the House

I wanted to report some good news from Washington, DC. Today Congressman Joe Neguse has introduced the Protect Our Post Offices Act 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

03/06/20

H.R. 6085 introduced in the US House of Representatives.

Postal Supervisors and Managers Fairness Act of 2020 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

02/06/20

House of Representatives Moves Postal Legislation

Daniel M. Heins, President of the United Postmasters and Managers of America (UPMA) released the following statement upon passage of HR 2382, the USPS Fairness Act. 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