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Action Alert: Contact your member of Congress on HR 2382

The USPS Fairness Act (H.R. 2382) is expected on the House floor next week and we need letter carriers to call their Representatives and ask for their vote in support.

This bipartisan bill seeks to end to the disastrous mandate for the Postal Service to prefund retiree health care decades in advance. As letter carriers know, this mandate is largely responsible for our employer’s current financial situation and passage of H.R. 2382 is the first step toward its elimination.

With over 300 cosponsors, we are confident this important measure will pass the House so we can focus our efforts on the Senate bill. Passage is not a guarantee, though. NALC is asking all letter carriers in every state and every district to call and message their Member of Congress to ask them to support the U.S. Postal Service and its employees by voting for H.R. 2382, the USPS Fairness Act.

You can reach your Member of Congress by calling the Capitol Switchboard at 202-224-3121 and be prepared to provide your ZIP code to connect through to the office.

  • For our letter of support, click here.
  • For ‘Quick Facts’ on prefunding repeal, click here.
  • For a fact sheet on H.R. 2382, click here.
  • To see if your Member of Congress is a supporter, click here.

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