MEDICARE UPDATE - DEC 13, 2016
Legislation to prevent a disproportionately large increase in the 2017 Medicare Part B premiums for those not held harmless failed to receive further congressional action. HR 6428, introduced by Rep. Dina Titus, D-NV, would have limited the Medicare Part B premium increase to $4 for those not held harmless and not subject to higher premiums due to higher incomes.
The following information concerning changes in pay for part time Postmasters, and their option to convert to a clerk position, was received from Labor Relations at Postal Headquarters.
Effective October 01, 2016, saved hourly pay for Part-Time Postmasters will expire and hourly rates will be reduced to the current maximum hourly rate of $19.39. Part-Time Postmasters with a current salary of $19.39 per hour or below will retain their hourly rate. Part-Time Postmasters with conditional DUO salary protection will continue to receive salary protection.
Postmasters in Remotely Managed Post Offices (RMPO) will be offered the opportunity to convert to a full-time clerk duty assignment within the office. The assignment may be a Traditional or Non-Traditional Full-Time (NTFT) duty assignment and determined by the Postal Service.
Postmasters who elect to convert to a full-time clerk duty assignment and have performed prior service in an equivalent bargaining unit grade will have hourly salaries established by placing the employees in the step determined as if service had been continuous in the equivalent bargaining unit grade.
Postmasters who elect to convert to a full-time clerk duty assignment and have not performed prior service in an equivalent bargaining unit will have salaries established in accordance with the following two categories:
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The 80th Annual
NAPUS Ohio Chapter
State Convention was a great success....
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The League and NAPUS National and State Presidents joined us for the entire convention.
State convention has been set for
May21-24, 2017, at the Kalahari Convention Center, Sandusky Ohio 44870.
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August 5-11 in
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