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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

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

10/16/19

FERS & CSRS Cost of Living Adjustment (COLA) for 2020.

The Social Security Administration has recently announced its decision for a COLA increase of 1.6% in 2020. This will apply to current FERS and CSRS beneficiaries. The increase goes into effect in January 2020. Continue Reading

Postal Reform Talking Points and Key Messages

10/09/19

Postal Reform Talking Points and Key Messages

The Following are Postal Reform Talking Points and Key Messages followed by House and Senate contact scripts for use while contacting your US House Representative or US Senators. A draft letter on the importance of Postal Reform and value of the US Postal Service 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

08/27/19

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

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

07/19/19

July 19, 2019 transcript of From the Presidents Desk video message

Review the transcript of the July 19, 2019 From the Presidents Desk video message covering many topics of interest to UPMA Members. Continue Reading

06/19/19

June 19, 2019 transcript of From the Presidents Desk video message

Review the transcript of the June 19, 2019 From the Presidents Desk video message covering many topics of interest to UPMA Members. Continue Reading

03/15/19

Overview of Senate Homeland Security and Government Affairs hearing on Postal Reform

The Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs held a hearing on Tuesday, March 12 to address “A Path to Sustainability: Recommendations from the President’s Task Force on the United States Postal Service.” Continue Reading

03/14/19

UPMA Proposed Articles and Bylaws changes are available for review

This year at your Chapter convention you will be voting whether to accept or reject the proposed changes to the UPMA Articles of Incorporation and the UPMA Bylaws. There are currently 3 changes proposed to the Articles of Incorporation and Seventeen (17) proposed changes to the Bylaws. Continue Reading