NPMHU Local 305 is pleased to offer the opportunity for dependents of regular craft employees, to apply for scholarship assistance from the Kenneth A. Hayes Scholarship.
This scholarship program has been providing assistance to deserving recipients since 1988. The 2019 Kenneth A. Hayes Scholarship will award up to $40,000. Specific eligibility requirements for the scholarship are detailed in the application.
VEBA claim payments has increased from $200.00 per week with a maximum of $2,000 per year to $400.00 per week with a maximum of $4,000 per year.
Supplemental Employee Benefits
For the very first time in the Local 305’s history, we are offering our members Supplemental Employee Benefits. This Supplemental Employee Benefits is for members only.
Our members will now have the opportunity to purchase: Life, accidental and/or disability insurances. Premiums can be paid through payroll deduction via PostalEASE. Each member will automatically receive a $5,000 Complimentary Accidental Death and Dismemberment Policy through Colonial Life Insurance, just for being a member of Local 305.
Contract Negotiations Extended Beyond Deadline
2016 No. 8 – May 25, 2016
You are reading the latest Contract Update produced and distributed by the NPMHU during the course of 2016 negotiations. These updates, along with the Union’s magazine and monthly bulletins, will keep mail handlers throughout the country informed and involved in the issues raised during this round of bargaining.
May 21, 2016 -- The NPMHU and USPS bargaining teams have been engaged in contract negotiations since late February 2016 in an effort to reach agreement on the terms of their 2016 National Agreement. Contract talks between the parties continued well into the night on Friday, May 20, 2016 as the 2011 National Agreement was set to expire at midnight. While significant progress has been achieved, the parties have nevertheless been unable to finalize a full and complete successor contract.
Contract Expiration Approaches Bargaining Intensifies
2016 No. 7 – May 18, 2016
You are reading the seventh Contract Update distributed by the NPMHU during the course of 2016 negotiations. These updates, along with the Union’s magazine and monthly bulletins, try to keep mail handlers throughout the country informed and involved in the issues raised during this round of bargaining.
Memorandum Addresses NPMHU Bidding Procedures During Bargaining
Employees represented by the NPMHU will be allowed to bid under the new contract, whether or not the parties reach a tentative settlement, extend bargaining, or enter into impasse procedures. Successful bids on or after May 21, 2016 will be counted towards the bid maximums established in the 2016 National Agreement.