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MAIL HANDLER THE

WINTER 2019

NATIONAL POSTAL MAIL HANDLERS UNION

CONTENTS

NATIONAL EXECUTIVE BOARD

4 President’s Report

Paul V. Hogrogian National President

Michael J. Hora Secretary-Treasurer

June Harris Vice President Central Region

John A. Gibson Vice President Eastern Region

David E. Wilkin Vice President Northeastern Region

Preparations for national bar­gaining are underway. President Hogrogian provides an overview of contract negotiation priorities.

6 SecretaryTreasurer’s Report Transition, relocation, national negotiations, and a quadrennial convention. NST Hora’s overview of the next 20 months.

Field Negotiating 8 NPMHU Committee meets in

Administration 10 Contract Department Report The process of collective bargaining and path to ratification. By CAD Manager, Teresa Harmon

Management 14 Finance Seminar

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The Women’s Wave is Coming By Women’s Committee Chairperson, June Harris

Washington DC

Lawrence B. Sapp Vice President Southern Region

Don J. Sneesby Vice President Western Region

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ON THE COVER: The Field Negotiating Committee met during the first full week of February at the NPMHU’s National Headquarters.

THE QUARTERLY PUBLICATION OF THE NATIONAL POSTAL MAIL HANDLERS UNION

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The Mail Handler Magazine Winter 2019  

The Mail Handler Magazine Winter 2019 National Postal Mail Handlers Union

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