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Contract negotiations update: Bargaining to

continue beyond midnight deadline

     Following 90 days of bargaining over the terms of a new National Agreement—culminating in a week of intense negotiations—NALC and the U.S. Postal Service announced tonight that the bargaining period would be extended beyond the midnight expiration of the 2011-2016 contract on May 20.

     During the extended period of negotiations, the terms and conditions of the 2011-2016 contract will remain in effect.

     NALC President Fredric Rolando issued the following statement (click here).


Three MOUs renewed -- The NALC and USPS have agreed to renew three Memorandums of Understanding: Re: Full-time Regular Opportunities – City Letter Carrier Craft (M-01876), Re: Sunday Delivery – City Carrier Assistant Staffing (M-01877), and Re: Signing Overtime Lists (M-01878).


Southern Piedmont CLC Phone Banking Scheduled

Phone for Congressional Rep. Alma Adams

 IBEW Hall 1900 Crossbeam Drive

Charlotte, NC

The Phone Banking Schedule: May 25, 26, 31 and June 1 and 2.

Time: 5:00 to 8:00 p.m.

Canvass TBD

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Letter Carriers: If you would like a North Carolina letter carrier vest, please contact State Secretary Lorna Wooding @ 704-607-7114 for pricing. The vests WILL NOT be available at the Los Angeles 2016 National Convention.

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. 

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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

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You can access Charlotte Branch 545's website here.

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Click here for the latest news from your Executive Board: Cliff Davidson, Jr., Craig Schadewald, Frank Vega, Wayne White, Bill Heidt, Bob Wahoff, Reggie Gentle, Natalie Davis, Cassandra Scott  and Donna Butler. Also editorials from Richard Thayer and our feature stories.

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Support the Fight Against Muscular Dystrophy.  Half a century of help...millions to fight muscular dystrophy. For details on how you can help click here.

You Gotta Laugh to Keep From Cryin'

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Cable 8 TV Show in the Greensboro Viewing Area

Sponsored by 

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.

Outside the Greensboro viewing area?

Go to:


President's Corner: Two Very Important Issues

VP Craig Schadewald: Letter Carriers Always Adapt

Treasurer Debbie Stone's April Financial Statement

Frank Vega's Moving Tribute to Harry Klabbatz: His Name Was Harry

Feature Story: For Al Friedman, the NALC Food Drive is in the Bag

From the Editor's Desk: The Annual NALC Food Drive: Food for Thought

Frank Vega, Director of Education: Looking Good

Director of Retirees Wayne White: Be Aware and Alert

Area One's Bill Heidt: The Sky is Falling

Natalie Davis, Area 2: Lead, Inspire and Motivate

Area 3's Bob Wahoff: Where Has the Time Gone?

Reggie Gentle, Area 4: What is Considered an Act of God and What Are Your Rights?

Area 6 Report--Cassandra Scott: Safety: Now More Than Ever, It's a Challenge


Exclusive: Survey Finds Turmoil in Postal Workforce

Cape Coral, FL Businesses vs Post Office: End Late Deliveries

NALC CCA Resource Guide Now Available Online

Zebulon, NC, Mailman, Pastor Got to 'Come On Down'

Letter Carrier, Juvenile Shot in SE DC

Veteran Letter Carrier Pepper Sprayed Over Traffic Incident (video)

Two New York PD Detectives Indicted For Assaulting Postal Worker

Senator Accuses USPS of Using “Emergency Suspensions” to Close Post Offices

Another Blow to the U.S. Postal Service

Georgia Army Veteran Goes to Court to Get Her Job Status Back with USPS

Denver Letter Carrier Receives Heroism Award (video)

Mail Carriers Are Paying for Your Mail

Former Postal Workers Blame Congress for Collapse of Service

Victory for Unions as Supreme Court, Scalia Gone, Ties 4-4

Police Commissioner 'Very Concerned' Over Letter Carrier's Arrest in Brooklyn

PRC Reports 'Failures in Overall Service Performance' From USPS

National Convention Update

The North Carolina Letter Carrier Welcomes Its

Newest Advertiser--T-Mobile!

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Click Here to Access Our USPS Advantage Portal!

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For more information, click here

Union Made

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Wayne White

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) 

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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).


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In this superb two-minute video, actor-activist Danny Glover champions the need for a vibrant public Postal Service and asks the public to join with him in a Grand Alliance to save it.

Legislation Status

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H. Res. 12: 6-day resolution re-introduced in the House to preserve 6-day mail delivery.  So far it has 230 co-sponsors. Check here to see if your representative has signed on. Click here for more information on the Resolution.

H. Res. 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.”  Fact Sheet.

NALC announces Letter Carrier Political Fund


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During the National Rap Session in Houston today, NALC President Fredric V. Rolando formally announced the new name of NALC’s political action committee (PAC). For details, click here.

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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 guide


This is The North Carolina Letter Carrier, the official website of the North Carolina State Association of Letter Carriers. If you've come here looking for information concerning active and retired letter carriers, you've come to the right place. We invite you stop in and visit with us a while. If you can't find what you're looking for or have questions, feel free to contact us via our Contact page.

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