The fifth contract COLA is finalized today at $645 annually with the release of the July 2018 CPI-W. The sixth COLA will be finalized with the release of the January 2019 CPI-W in February 2019. For more,  click here.




Less than 24-hours after the first day of hearings in the arbitration of what has to be one of the largest grievances in NALC history (more than 17,000 pages), came the much anticipated report from the USPS’s Office of Inspector General’s (OIG) audit conducted over a six-month period earlier this year into management s manipulation and deletions of hundreds of Branch #34 Member’s pay.