If you need Union representation whether its for a workplace issue or some type of disciplinary action, like a letter of warning, here are a few things you should know. read more
Ken Washington, Shop Steward of the Quarter
On July 12, 2015 at the Branch Meeting, President Barbara Stickler announced to the membership the Shop Steward of the Quarter for the 2nd Quarter 2016. Ken has done an excellent job representing the Letter Carriers in the Downtown Long Beach Installation.
Calendar of Events.
September 6: Executive Board Meeting 7:30pm
September 13: Branch Meeting
September 13: Stewards training immediately following the Branch meeting
September 13: CCA classes immediately following Branch meeting
New Scanner Information
The new scanners are being deployed to all offices by the end of September 2015. The ability for the scanners to send and receive text messages has just been enabled. This means that your manager could text you instructions or questions. Weingarten Rights are your right to Union representation at anytime you believe questions by management might lead to discipline. You have to ask for a Union representative – management does not have to offer one. [more]
CCA Health Insurance Information
City Carrier Assistants, CCA, are entitled to health benefits. As a CCA you can sign up for the non-career plan provided by United Health Care. The Postal Service will pay $125 a pay period towards the premium. YOU MUST SIGN UP WITHIN 60 DAYS OF BEING HIRED. You will sign up thru www.liteblue.gov for the health benefits. See Health Benefits Page for more information.
1,193,724 Pounds of Food Collected Branch 1100 Letter Carriers collect over 1.1 million pounds of food during the 2016 NALC Food Drive replenishing many food banks for the summer months. [see totals]
Do you need Union Representation?
Shop Steward of the Quarter
Upcoming Calendar of Events
Texting Scanning & Weingarten Rights
CCA Health Benefit Information
2016 Food Drive Results
Barbara Stickler, President
(see joint document)
2016 Rotating Day Off Calendar
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Information Regarding Ida Jean Haxton
Letter Carrier Ida Jean Haxton Of Huntington Beach was abducted off of her route on January 3, 1984 and she was beaten with a baseball bat, stabbed and left in a church parking lot. Attached is a letter to deny her killers request for early parole. The letter is due by September 7, 2016. You can also email the letter or a statement requesting the State of California deny Ida Jean Haxton's killers request for an advanced parole date. The email can be sent to BPH.CorrespondenceUnit@cdcr.ca.gov with a subject line "PTA Victim Statement"
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