As the new year begins, Branch #34 again welcomed seven new Station Stewards into the fold during their 8-hour introductory training session on Thursday, January 18th at the Branch office.
The payments originally scheduled to be included in Pay Period 3 paychecks payable on Feb. 9 will now be in Pay Period 4 paychecks payable on Feb. 23.
As has historically been the case, many of Branch #34’s longest-serving Members chose to hang up the bag and enter retired life as the year 2017 came to a end.
I was informed late Friday that our Back Bay office would not be undergoing mail count and route inspection on Monday as scheduled. While this would normally be greeted by the Branch with great delight, as usual I was again left with a sour taste in my mouth.
Recently, I had the distinct privilege of presenting a 50-year Life Membership “Gold Card” to Active Member Joseph Carrillo of our Fort Point Station.
All active career Letter Carriers received their back pay in today’s (December 1, 2017) paycheck. Active City Carrier Assistant (CCA) Letter Carriers will receive their back pay in their Feb. 9, 2018 paychecks.