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NC State Association of Letter Carriers'

Fall Training

Holiday Inn Downtown

320 Hillsborough St.

Raleigh, NC 277603

October 28-29, 2016

For Reservations Call 919-832-0501

Before September 27, 2016

Room Rates: $89.00 + 12.75% Tax

Single and Double

Tell Them You're With the Letter Carriers

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Letter Carriers' Fall

Training Agenda

Region 9's National Business Agent, Kenneth Gibbs, Jr., has sent out the training agenda for the North Carolina State Association's fall seminar to be held in Raleigh, NC October 28 & 29. If you're planning on attending, look over the agenda and see which classes you would like to attend.

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Photos From the NALC 70th Biennial Convention!

Our State's delegates have returned from the NALC 70th Biennial Convention in Los Angeles, California with lots of information to share with their local branches here in North Carolina. Area One Representative Bill Heidt of New Bern, NC was among those who attended the event and he brought home some photos he took while there. Our thanks to brother Bill for allowing us to share those with you. To check them out, click here. Enjoy!

Convention Grievance Moratorium

NALC and the U.S. Postal Service have agreed to a 31-day moratorium on time limits for the processing of all grievances at the local, regional and national levels due to the 70th biennial NALC Convention. Under M-01874, the moratorium starts on Aug. 7 and concludes on Sept. 6.


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As they say in Hollywood's TV and movie studios when a production is completed,

"It's a wrap!"

The historic 70th NALC Biennial Convention wrapped up in Los Angeles on August 19th, but the memories and the good vibes continue. Among those are videos, pictures and daily reports on the many events that took place during that week, both in and outside the convention center. If you didn't attend or did attend and would like to view things you may have missed during those very busy five days, you can see them on the NALC's website, including the web-only Friday Convention Chronicle, "Looking Back, Moving Forward."

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New NALC Member App!

The new app includes: news and social media, legislative tools, workplace resources (including the National Agreement, JCAM, MRS, M-39, M-41, ELM, CCA Resource Guide and more), member benefits and the personalized non-scheduled day calendar. Avialable Now!

Learn more here.

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:


Eddie Davidson: Some Takeaways From the NALC's National Convention
Vice President's Corner: CCAs: On the Horns of a Dilemma

Director of Education, Frank Vega: Especially For You

Director of Retirees Wayne White Advises: Before You Vote, Know Your Enemies

Bill Heidt, Area 1: Two More Reasons Why the Postal Service Is the Most Trusted Federal Agency

Area 2 Rep, Natalie Davis: What Does the Union Do For You?

Bob Wahoff, Area 3: Not All Doom and Gloom

Area 5's Donna Butler: Needed: Leaders Who Support Letter Carriers

Cassandra Scott, Area 6: Safety First Isn't Always Management's Priority, So It Must Be Ours

Delegate-at-Large Danny Straub: National Convention Report

Debbie Stone's August Financial Statement

Franklin, NC Residents Angered After Not Receiving Mail For Months

2017 Leadership Academy Application Period Now Open

Jacksonville, NC Letter Carrier Enhances Reputation of US Postal Service

Contract Post Office Closing in Greenville, NC



How Would Donald Trump Manage Federal Employees?

Mandatory Cluster Mailboxes Too Easily Burglarized

Reporter Spends the Day With a Letter Carrier

You've Got Election Mail

NALC: Arbitration Case Decided On Work & Time Standards Video Recording

Get Ready For a New USPS Mail Truck, Maybe From a Company You Don't Know

Letter Carriers Recognized As 2016 Heroes of the Year

USPS Not Realizing the Savings It Projected By Closing Facilities

NAPUS Compares House and Senate Postal Reform Bill Side by Side

Postal Service Fights Back Against Rising Dog Attacks in New App

We Count on the Mail

Chaffetz Bill Builds Hope for Postal Reform By Year's End

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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