Yet Another Impasse at the Postal Service as Two More Labor Contracts Expire

Government Executive: Two contracts covering more than 250,000 U.S. Postal Service employees expired on Friday, with parties unable to agree on provisions such as pay rates and layoff protections.

USPS and the National Postal Mail Handlers Union have agreed to extend talks, though the union said the number of tentative agreements the two sides have so far reached is “relatively limited.” The National Association of Letter Carriers, meanwhile, declared an impasse in its talks.

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