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National Postal Mail Handlers Union A Division of LIUNA (AFL-CIO)

Legislative & Political / Legislative Priorities

Supported Legislation

Below is a list of bills and resolutions NPMHU currently supports. The legislation listed strengthens the United States Postal Service; supports Mail Handlers and the rest of the postal workforce; and, promotes the labor movement.

H.R. 695/S. 145 - USPS Fairness Act

The USPS Fairness Act removes the mandate requiring the Postal Service to prefund its retiree healthcare benefits. 

H.Res. 47

This resolution promotes that the Postal Service should remain an independent establishment of the federal government and should not be subject to privatization. 

H.Res. 108

This resolution expresses that USPS employees are frontline essential employees, and shoud be given priority in state COVID-19 vaccine distribution plans. 

H.Res. 119

This resolution calls upon the Postal Service to return to service standards in effect as of July 2012.

H.Res. 109

This resolution requests the Postal Service to continue door delivery for all residence and business customers

H.Res. 114

This resolution urges the Postal Service to continue 6-day delivery.  

H.R. 564 - Comprehensive Paid Leave for Federal Employees

This bill provides 12 weeks of paid leave to all federal and postal employees for personal illness, a family member's illness, the birth of a child, or military deployment.

H.R. 842 - Protecting the Right to Organize (PRO) Act

This legislation provides employees with the freedom to organize; penalizes employers who retaliate against employees who organize; and, protects workers from being replaced while striking. The House passed the PRO Act on February 6, 2020 with a vote of 224-194.

H.R. 82 - Social Security Fairness Act

This bill repeals provisions that reduce Social Security benefits for individuals who receive other benefits, such as a pension from a state or local government.


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