State Letter Carrier Convention Wraps in
The North Carolina State Association's 106th State Convention in Raleigh is now in the history books and it was a huge success! Our special guest for the weekend was NALC President Fred Rolando. Re-elected by acclamation was President Eddie Davidson, Vice President Craig Schadewald, Secretary Lorna Wooding and Director of Retirees' Wayne White. Debbie Stone of Branch 545 Charlotte was elected state treasurer by acclamation to replace long-time Treasurer Danny Straub. Director of Education Frank Vega was re-elected.
Richard Koritz of Greensboro and Janis Layne of Sanford awarded Retirees of the Year for 2014 and 2015. For photos of the convention, click here.
There have been additional changes in the make-up of our state's
Executive Board. To see the updated Executive Board for 2015-2017,
Remember, there are other news sources for North Carolina's letter carriers besides this website. Be sure to check out The North Carolina Letter Carrier Activist by clicking here.
And for the latest news regarding the Postal Service, letter carriers, working families, unions and NC politics in general, go to our State Association's Twitter page at Twitter.com/NCLetterCarrier
You Gotta Laugh to Keep From Cryin'
Cable 8 TV Show in the Greensboro Viewing Area
Triad Jobs With Justice
Co-hosted by Richard Koritz and O.W. Sweeney
Broadcast twice each week in the Greensboro viewing area Wednesdays at 6:30 p.m. and Saturday afternoons at 12:30 p.m.
Wednesday showings are a repeat of the Saturday shows.
The North Carolina Letter Carrier Welcomes
National Sales Manager
North Carolina Letter Carriers,
we appreciate your business over the years
and look forward to serving your
postal needs in the future
Attention: Newly Hired, Career-track
City Carrier Assistants (CCAs)
If you have questions about pay, workload, relative standing and more should download the free NALC City Carrier Assistant Rights & Benefits booklet. This 12-page PDF also discusses uniforms, annual and sick leave, rights under the NALC-USPS National Agreement, health insurance, opting and hold-downs, and the various contract memorandums of understanding (MOUs) that deal specifically with CCAs. Click here to download the booklet (PDF, 1 MB).
MOU for filling residual vacancies: The Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) Re: Residual Vacancies – City Letter Carrier Craft, M-01824, puts in place a procedure for filling residual vacancies that includes assignment of unassigned regulars, conversion to regular of part-time flexibles (PTFs), transfers, and city carrier assistant (CCA) conversions to full-time regular career status. Read more about the procedure here. An updated list of vacancies available for transfer opportunities under M-01824 was posted in eReassign Feb. 1 and is available here. Transfer requests from career employees will be accepted through eReassign following the procedure in the MOU. For assistance with eReassign click here, or contact your shop steward, branch president or national business agent’s office. To find your national business agent’s office, click here.
H. Res. 12: 6-day resolution re-introduced in the House to preserve 6-day mail delivery. So far it has 45 co-sponsors. Check here to see if your representative has signed on.
28: Door delivery resolution reintroduced in
the House “expressing the sense of the House of
Representatives that the United States Postal Service should take
all appropriate measures to ensure the continuation of its 6-day
mail delivery service.”
Guide to Route Inspections: This guide assists
shop stewards and branch officers in identifying contractual
violations that take place during management's unilateral six-day
route counts and inspections/adjustments, and with filing
successful grievances on those violations.
Click here to download the
The Central NC Chapter of the American Red Cross needs volunteer drivers in Durham, NC for their transportation program. Drivers assist the elderly, low-income people and people with disabilities in getting to their medical appointments. For more info call 919-489-6541 ext 4120 and speak with Jeffrey Isaacson.
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