National Rap Sessions
Article 3 Section 4(b) of the NALC Constitution states:
(b). The National President shall, once each year except in the year of the National Convention, call a national conference. This conference shall be voluntarily attended by only State and Branch Presidents or their designees, with their expenses to be borne by the State Association or Branch represented.
The 2013 National Conference—better known as a "rap session"—was held Saturday, Feb. 9 at the
Aria Resort & Casino in Las Vegas.
Click here to read a report on the 2013 rap session.
The NALC Constitution, Article 3, Section 1 states:
The National Convention of this Union shall be held biennially in even-numbered years between the Fourth of July and third full week of August.
Thus, the 69th Biennial National Convention in 2014 has been set for July 21-25 at the Pennsylvania Convention Center in Philadelphia.
The 70th Biennial National Convention in 2016 has been set for August 15-19 at the Los Angeles Convention Center.
2012 Minneapolis convention: Click here for videos, photos and the daily Convention Chronicle.
2011 Rap Session: Click here for The Postal Record's coverage of the 2011 national meeting in Las Vegas on Oct. 16.
2010 Anaheim convention: Web coverage, including video, press and the daily Convention Chronicle; day-by-day coverage of the entire convention from the September-October Postal Record
General Convention Information: History and background information on NALC biennial conventions