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May 29, 2018- MHAs RECEIVE WAGE INCREASE OF 20 CENTS PER HOUR

In accordance with Article 9.7 of the 2016 National Agreement between the NPMHU and the Postal Service, all Mail Handler Assistants will receive an hourly wage increase of $0.20 per hour effective on Saturday, May 26, 2018.  This increase is in addition to the general wage increase of 2.3% that will be effective in approximately six months, on November 24, 2018.  There also will be another increase of $0.21 per hour effective in May 2019.

The 20 cent per hour increase raises the Level 4 MHA hourly rate to $15.66 and the Level 5 MHA hourly rate to $16.50, which is an increase of approximately 1.3% and 1.2% respectively.  These additional increases were included in the 2016 National Agreement to help close the current gap between MHAs and career employees and to reduce attrition amongst MHAs. 


March 3, 2018- MAIL HANDLERS TO RECEIVE NEGOTIATED WAGE INCREASE

Effective on March 3, 2018, career Mail Handler craft employees are scheduled to receive the fourth of seven-possible cost-of-living (COLA) adjustments as outlined in Article 9.3 of the 2016 National Agreement.  This COLA increase is based on the upward change in the relevant Consumer Price Index (CPI) following release of the January 2018 Index, and provides an annual increase of $520 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. The increase will appear in paychecks dated March 23, 2018

Download updated wage chart, effective March 3, 2018 (pdf)

Level 6 wage chart, effective March 3, 2018

2018 March Update- FIRST COLA INCREASE OF 2018 IS $520

 


 

 

 


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