Employee Assistance Program
The Employee Assistance Program is governed by Article 35 of the National Agreement. EAP is jointly adminstered by NALC, other postal unions and the employer. The program provides confidential education, referral and counseling to help employees through personal challenges of all types. This includes alcoholism and drug abuse programs.
Letter carriers seeking EAP services may contact their local union officers for information.
The NALC has partnered with APWU and the Postal Service to produce this informational video about the EAP’s suicide prevention program.
Free, anonymous EAP screening
The National Joint Employee Assistance Program Committee has created a website where any letter carrier may obtain a free screening for depression or alcohol abuse: More information
EAP services: Broader than you might think!
Sometimes a conversation is all it takes to get things started. Here's a message from the Hawkeye District Advisory Committee to encourage letter carriers to use all of EAP’s services: