NALC Branch 82

County ballot measure would provide lawyers to tenants facing eviction

Tenants rights advocates are petitioning for a Multnomah County initiative to provide free legal representation for tenants facing eviction.

Union prayers answered: U.S. Postal Service is saved

It was Congress that put the U.S. Postal Service at risk with a retiree medical pre-funding mandate. Now Congress has stepped in to save it.

U.S. House passes postal reform in a lopsided bipartisan vote

HR 3076 would end the $5 billion yearly prepayment of future retirees’ health care costs, a requirement which causes nearly all USPS losses.

As USPS turns 246, unions vow to keep it going

Union and community members celebrated the 246th birthday of the U.S. Postal Service (USPS) at a rally July 26.

Congressman Blumenauer hears of late and missing mail as a result of postal speedup

A U.S. Postal Service pilot project called “Consolidated Casing” was supposed to speed up mail carriers and decrease the number of routes.

Union Spirit at the Portland Rose Festival

A contingent of 60 union women dressed as Rosie the Riveter was one of three union entries in this year's Rose Festival parades.

Union ‘super heroes’ turn out for MDA bowl

A record 139 bowlers representing nine union-sponsored teams raised $8,441.

Labor bowls for MDA

This year's event raised $9,000 for the Muscular Dystrophy Association.

Staples boycott grows

Unions boycott Staples after it contracts with USPS to staff mini-post offices in stores.

A changing of the guard at National Association of Letter Carriers

Kevin Card and Jim Cook, two longtime local leaders, have left office.

Protesters disrupt airport mail facility in Portland

Morning mail runs were blocked in a protest against privatization

Five protesters arrested at Salem mail processing facility

About 100 union members will lose jobs if the Salem plant closes in June.

Rally to save U.S. Postal Service delivers big crowd in Portland

Mail centers in Pendleton, Bend will close this year.

NALC food drive nearly 1.4 million pounds in Oregon/ SW Washington

Oregon and Clark County residents donated 1,388,904 pounds of food at the 19th annual “Stamp Out Hunger” food drive.

Unions raise $15,995 for MDA

Union members collected $15,995 for the Muscular Dystrophy Association at the 22nd annual Labor Bowl Challenge.