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

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Wage Charts

Effective August 29, 2020, (Pay Period 19-2020) all career Mail Handler craft employees are scheduled to receive a cost-of-living (COLA) adjustment as outlined in Article 9.3 of the 2019 National Agreement.  This is the second of six possible COLA increases under the terms of the current agreement.  This COLA increase is based on the upward change in the relevant Consumer Price Index (CPI) following release of the July 2020 Index, using the July 2019 CPI index as a base provides an annual increase of $188 for all Steps in Table 1 and for Step P of Table 2.  The remaining Steps in Table 2 will receive the proportional COLA increase percentages as outlined in Article 9.3 of the National Agreement.

Wage Chart Effective August 29, 2020 (pdf)

Wage Charts with overtime rates (pdf)

The National Office implemented a regular membership dues increase in the amount of one dollar ($1.00) per pay period - of which the Local Union will receive eighty cents ($.80) per pay period.  This dues increase is scheduled to be implemented in PP19-2020, to be reflected in paychecks issued on September 18, 2020.  The retroactive amount for the dues increase will result in a one-time collection of an additional $21.00 representing the increase from PP25-2019 through PP19-2020.  Most mail handlers will be debited $47 on September 18, 2020 and dues will return to the new amount, $26.00 for most, in PP20-2020.


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