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  Welcome to NALC Branch 241

Branch 241 Letter Carriers

  We had our last Branch 241 meeting on Nov 12 and had 10 active and retired carriers in attendance.  Items discussed were
* The recent data breach of personal information
* Next years 2015 state NALC convention in Presque Isle on May 16 & 17th
* Open Season
* We should help Fairpoint strikers if possible
* Pot of Gold won by Cora Lee
* Next Branch 241 meeting will be on Dec 10 at the Lewiston House of Pizza

Tim Perkins
Secretary / Treasurer / Shop Stewart



Current Headlines

Postal Service headed in the wrong direction

Timeline: How the Postal Service data breach went down (Nov 19th)

If Congress doesn't act in the next month, it could be the end of the Postal Service as we know it (Nov 18th)

The PM General hangs up his mail bag, with a parting shot at Congress (Nov 15th)

Postal workers cheer Postmaster General's resignation, call for moratorium on closings (Nov 14th)

Will new Postmaster lead USPS in the right direction? (Nov 14th)

Postmaster General Patrick Donahoe to step down (Nov 14th)

Amid Nationwide employee protests, Postal Service announces $5.5B loss in 2014 (Nov 14th)

NALC: Poised for growth: A look at USPS 2014 financial results (Nov 14th)

House hearing will probe Postal Service breach (Nov 13th)

Lawmakers, Postal Service employees protest service cuts (Nov 12th)

Union accuses USPS of illegally keeping its Data Breach a secret (Nov 12th)

Post Office breach: The new Cold War? (Nov 11th)

Postal employees, you've been hacked. What Now? (Nov 10th)

Incoming oversight chair eyes Postal Service bankruptcy, cutting job protections (Nov 10th) Sen Johnson

USPS Cyber intrusion and employee data compromise Q & A (Nov 10th)

PMG: Cyber Intrusion Notification (Nov 10th)

Letter: Postal finances are hurt by prefunding mandate (Nov 7th)

Postal Service to deliver packages seven days a week during holidays (Nov 6th)

After election, unions brace for attacks on pay, retirement benefits (Nov 5th)

U.S. Postal Service adding Sunday deliveries in some areas for Holidays (Nov 6th)

USPSIf you're looking for an example of why people aren't voting today, look at the Postal Service (Nov 4th)

Mail carrier investigated after GOP fliers dumped (Nov 3rd)

Carper says Postal reform can be passed in lame duck session (Nov 3rd)

Donahoe signals change of heart on weekend deliveries (Nov 1st)

Congress should unshackle the U.S. Postal Service while maintaining Saturday mail delivery (Oct 28th)

Snail mail gets slower: Why USPS is missing its own mail delivery goals (Oct 28th)

Overnight delivery to come to an end with Postal Service changes (Oct 28th)

Stop delayingFour postal unions plan Nov 14 'Day of Action' on new round of service cuts (Oct 28th)

Senator Carper: Postal Service will be forced to continue painful cuts if Congress doesn't act (Oct 27th)

Should the USPS help Amazon deliver groceries? (Oct 27th)

Canada converts 100,000 customers to cluster boxes, only 4.9 million to go (Oct 24th)

Fix the U.S. postal service: Column (Oct 23rd)

Man charged with robbing Guilford pharmacy, driving off in mail truck (Maine) (Oct 23rd)

Canada begins phasing out Door-to-Door Postal Serice; All home delivery to end by 2019 (Oct 20th)

Video: 15,000 postal service jobs could disappear (Oct 20th)