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NALC statement regarding July 19 Senate hearing

Today, the Senate Homeland Security and Government Affairs Committee conducted a hearing calling into question the U.S. Postal Service’s longstanding policy of approving leave without pay (LWOP) for employees to participate in political activity, most recently in 2016.

While not party to today’s hearing, NALC will submit a statement for the record to address the legitimacy and accuracy of some of the data and statements from the investigation and the hearing.

NALC also will monitor these proceedings to protect our right to continue representing the views of ours members across the political spectrum consistent with the law.