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01/04/22

UPMA is experiencing both an Internet and Phone Outage
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12/23/21

December 23-24, 2021 Update from Edmund Carley, UPMA National President
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12/22/21

UPMA National Office to be closed December 24, 2021 to January 2, 2022
The UPMA National Office will be closed from December 24-January 2. 
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12/22/21

USPS has extended the Special Exempt pay for Exempt Postmasters that was originally approved on May 20, 2020
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12/19/21

December 17, 2021 Update from Edmund Carley, UPMA National President
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12/10/21

UPMA Salary Range Decision, EAS and Part-Time Postmaster Salary Schedule
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12/10/21

December 10, 2021 Update from Edmund Carley, UPMA National President
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12/03/21

December 3, 2021 Update from Edmund Carley, UPMA National President
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11/27/21

November 26, 2021 Update from Edmund Carley, UPMA National President
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11/22/21

USPS has extended the Special Exempt pay for Exempt Postmasters that was originally approved on May 20, 2020
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11/19/21

November 19, 2021 Update from Edmund Carley, UPMA National President
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11/19/21

President Biden Announces Nominees for United States Postal Service Board of Governors
President Biden Announces Nominees for United States Postal Service Board of Governors Continue Reading 

11/17/21

This year marks the 109th year of USPS Operation Santa.
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11/12/21

November 12, 2021 Update from Edmund Carley, UPMA National President
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11/05/21

UPMA is experiencing phone systems issues
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10/29/21

October 29, 2021 Update from Dan Heins, UPMA National President
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10/26/21

October 2021 transcript of From The President's Desk
Review the transcript of the October 2021 from the President’s Desk video message addressing his term as National President, PS Form 150 Program, NPA and PFP. Continue Reading 

10/22/21

October 22, 2021 Update from Dan Heins, UPMA National President
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10/15/21

October 15, 2021 Update from Dan Heins, UPMA National President
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10/08/21

October 8, 2021 Update from Dan Heins, UPMA National President
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10/01/21

October 1, 2021 Update from Dan Heins, UPMA National President
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09/30/21

USPS has extended the Special Exempt pay for Exempt Postmasters that was originally approved on May 20, 2020
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09/29/21

September 2021 transcript of From The President's Desk
Review the transcript of the September 2021 from the President’s Desk video message addressing the latest news including a very successful Legislative Summit here in the Washington, DC area, 2022 Legislative Summit will be held from February 13-16, 2022, a reminder especially for those in the northern parts of the country to make sure you have the supplies on hand for your carriers and clerks for the upcoming winter and the October Chapter Member Representative training sessions. Continue Reading 

09/24/21

September 24, 2021 Update from Dan Heins, UPMA National President
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09/17/21

September 17, 2021 Update from Dan Heins, UPMA National President
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09/10/21

September 10, 2021 Update from Dan Heins, UPMA National President
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09/03/21

September 3, 2021 Update from Dan Heins, UPMA National President
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08/31/21

August 2021 transcript of From The President's Desk
Review the transcript of the August 2021 from the President’s Desk video message addressing the latest news including thanking the Postal Service for the speakers and trainers at our national convention, the upcoming Chapter Member Representative training sessions, the pay package received last week and other information of interest to our members Continue Reading 

08/27/21

August 27, 2021 Update from Dan Heins, UPMA National President
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08/24/21

Pay policies and schedules and fringe benefits for Postmasters through May 20, 2023
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08/23/21

NEWS RELEASE: USPS Issues EAS Pay Decision
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08/20/21

August 20, 2021 Update from Dan Heins, UPMA National President
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08/13/21

August 13, 2021 Update from Dan Heins, UPMA National President
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08/09/21

Time Limit on Higher-Level Temporary Assignments
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08/06/21

August 6, 2021 Update from Dan Heins, UPMA National President
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08/04/21

USPS has extended the Special Exempt pay for Exempt Postmasters that was originally approved on May 20, 2020
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07/30/21

NPA process for Fiscal Year 2021
The US Postal Service has announced the timelines and requirements for the NPA process for Fiscal Year 2021. Please make sure that you follow the timelines as necessary. 
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07/30/21

July 30, 2021 Update from Dan Heins, UPMA National President
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07/28/21

July 2021 transcript of From The President's Desk
Review the transcript of the July 2021 From the President’s Desk video message addressing the latest news including restructuring continues in the Postal Service, status of Performance Assessment (NPA) and Pay for Performance (PFP) processes for this current fiscal year, UPMA National Convention in Sandusky, Ohio, Pay Talk process Continue Reading 

07/23/21

July 23, 2021 Update from Dan Heins, UPMA National President
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07/16/21

July 16, 2021 Update from Dan Heins, UPMA National President
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07/09/21

July 9, 2021 Update from Dan Heins, UPMA National President
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07/02/21

June 2021 transcript of From The President's Desk
Review the transcript of the June 2021 From the President’s Desk video message addressing the latest news including National Performance Assessment (NPA) and Pay for Performance (PFP), hiring of new employees and restructuring is continuing in the Postal Service Continue Reading 

07/02/21

July 2, 2021 Update from Dan Heins, UPMA National President
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06/25/21

June 25, 2021 Update from Dan Heins, UPMA National President
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06/18/21

June 18, 2021 Update from Dan Heins, UPMA National President
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06/18/21

USPS Memo: Juneteenth National Independence Day
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06/11/21

June 11, 2021 Update from Dan Heins, UPMA National President
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06/04/21

June 4, 2021 Update from Dan Heins, UPMA National President
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06/03/21

USPS has extended the Special Exempt pay for Exempt Postmasters that was originally approved on May 20, 2020
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06/03/21

UPMA Seeks Applicants for the Position of Executive Director
UPMA Seeks Applicants for the Position of Executive Director 
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May 28, 2021 Update from Dan Heins, UPMA National President
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05/27/21

Lateral Request from Field Executive Administrative Schedule (EAS) Employees To HQ Positions
Lateral Request from Field Executive Administrative Schedule (EAS) Employees To HQ Positions Continue Reading 

05/27/21

May 2021 transcript of From The President's Desk
Review the transcript of the May 2021 From the President’s Desk video message addressing the latest news including UPMA Chapter Conventions, the EAS membership promotion that offers EAS employees that join the organization one-year free membership, updates on both the National Convention and Legislative Summit, also restructuring and Reduction in Force (RIF) notices. Continue Reading 



05/21/21

May 21, 2021 Update from Dan Heins, UPMA National President
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05/19/21

USPS Releases Final FY2021 NPA Targets, Weights, Depths and Scorecards
USPS Releases Final FY2021 NPA Targets, Weights, Depths and Scorecards
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05/14/21

May 14, 2021 Update from Dan Heins, UPMA National President
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05/10/21

Breaking News—Our Washington, DC team heard from their contacts that Ranking Member James Comer (R-KY) has reached an agreement with House Oversight Chair Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY) on postal reform.
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05/07/21

May 7, 2021 Update from Dan Heins, UPMA National President
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05/04/21

Transforming the Postal Service—Administrative Restructure Update
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04/30/21

April 28, 2021 Update from Dan Heins, UPMA National President
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04/29/21

Emergency Federal Employee Leave Extended
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04/23/21

April 23, 2021 Update from Dan Heins, UPMA National President
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04/21/21

April 2021 transcript of From The President's Desk
Review the transcript of the April 2021 From the President’s Desk video message addressing the latest news including UPMA receiving the Postal Service’s version of our new pay package, working on a Sunday to oversee the operations of your Amazon hub, or the neighboring Amazon hub if you are a spoke out of that hub, UPMA Membership incentive, updating your HERO profile and other information of interest to our members. Continue Reading 

04/16/21

April 16, 2021 Update from Dan Heins, UPMA National President
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04/09/21

April 9, 2021 Update from Dan Heins, UPMA National President
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04/02/21

April 2, 2021 Update from Dan Heins, UPMA National President
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03/26/21

March 2021 transcript of From The President's Desk
Review the transcript of the March 2021 From the President’s Desk video message addressing the latest news including the release of the Postmaster General and Board of Governors’ ten-year plan, “Delivering for America – Our Vision and Ten-Year Plan to Achieve Financial Stability and Service Excellence.”, Upcoming UPMA Chapter Conventions, and other information of interest to our members. Continue Reading 

03/26/21

March 26, 2021 Update from Dan Heins, UPMA National President
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04/01/21

Neal Reintroduces Legislation to Fix Social Security WEP Provision, Improve Public Employees’ Retirement Security
SPRINGFIELD, MA—Today, Ways and Means Committee Chairman Richard E. Neal (D-MA) reintroduced his groundbreaking legislation, the Public Servants Protection and Fairness Act of 2021, to fix the Windfall Elimination Provision (WEP) for future retirees and provide meaningful relief to current WEP retirees. Continue Reading 



03/25/21

Procedural Overview of the Advisory Opinion Process - PRC
The Postal Service announced a 10-year strategic plan on March 23, 2021. Prior to implementation, some parts of the plan require the Postal Service to request an advisory opinion from the Postal Regulatory Commission (Commission). The law requires the Postal Service to seek such an opinion for changes that generally affect service on a nationwide or substantially nationwide basis. On March 23, the Postal Service filed a notice of pre-filing conference with the Commission Continue Reading 


03/22/21

USPS has extended the Special Exempt pay for Exempt Postmasters that was originally approved on May 20, 2020
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03/19/21

March 19, 2021 Update from Dan Heins, UPMA National President
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03/12/21

March 12, 2021 Update from Dan Heins, UPMA National President
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03/05/21

March 5, 2021 Update from Dan Heins, UPMA National President
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