National Association of Letter Carriers

Increasingly, letter carriers face armed robbery

To counter a 200% increase in robberies of letter carriers in the last six years, lawmakers introduced a new bill at their union's request. 

Postal unions alarmed by parts of postmaster general’s plan

Postmaster General DeJoy's 10-year plan to save USPS would slow first class mail delivery, reduce post office hours, and raise prices.

Postal workers try to stay safe as USPS reels from dropoff in mail

USPS could run out of money by June, but Republican Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell left it out of the just-passed stimulus bill.

Vancouver Letter Carriers host bowling fundraiser for MDA

The Halloween-themed event raised money from pledges and a silent auction.

State Letter Carriers gear up to defend door-to-door delivery

State convention-goers hear of a bill in Congress to end door-to-door delivery of residential mail.

Unionists help stamp out hunger

About 4,000 letter carriers in Oregon and SW Washington took part in the 24th annual food drive

Bend, Eugene mail processing centers to remain open

Postal unions and others have protested the proposed plant closures for more than a year.

Letter Carriers deliver more than the mail

Over 4,000 Oregon and SW Washington letter carriers delivered 1.2 million pounds of donated food

Oregon Letter Carriers collect more than 1.3 million pounds of food

Hundreds volunteer at the annual Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive

A changing of the guard at National Association of Letter Carriers

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

Tom Gates, 1943-2013

The letter carriers union leader joined USPS in 1978.

NALC’s Stamp Out Hunger food drive sees sharp increase

This year, union letter carriers collected 37,000 tons of food nationwide, and 526 tons in Oregon

Postal Service backs off plan to end Saturday mail

Postal Service Board of Governors overruled the postmaster’s plan to go to five-day delivery.

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

Mail centers in Pendleton, Bend will close this year.

USPS hiring freeze hurts veterans, postal workers say

Veterans are a fifth of the postal workforce, but USPS hasn't made permanent hires for 5 years.

Saturday mail delivery to continue — for now

Earlier this year, the U.S. postmaster general proposed eliminating mail delivery on Saturdays, but so far, Congress isn’t going along with it.