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

Media Center / Mail Handler Update

March 2020


On Saturday, February 29, 2020, the National Postal Mail Handlers Union was notified that after extended overseas travel, a Seattle NDC employee tested positive for COVID-19, also known as the coronavirus. This was the first of several cases to follow. We have since learned of COVID-19 cases in Raleigh, NC, Westchester, NY, and Portland, OR; there will be others. These employees are being self-quarantined and will not return to their facility until cleared by local health authorities. In consultation with the USPS, the following protocols are now in place. Employees returning from level 3 countries as identified by the CDC.

Read the complete March Update Here (text)

NPMHU and USPS Sign Two Important Memorandums of Understanding as a Result of COVID-19 Pandemic linked below:

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