Legislative & Political

Supported Legislation

Below is a list of introduced bills and resolutions NPMHU currently supports. The legislation listed strengthens the United States Postal Service; supports Mail Handlers and the rest of the postal workforce; and, promotes the labor movement.


H.Res. 277

This resolution expresses the sense of the House of Representatives that the U.S. Postal Service should restore mail delivery service standards to those of July 1, 2012.

H.Res. 439

This resolution expresses the sense of the House of Representatives that Congress should take all appropriate measures to ensure that the United States Postal Service remains an independent establishment of the Federal Government and is not subject to privatization.

H.Res. 376

This resolution expresses the sense of the House of Representatives that the United States Postal Service should take all appropriate measures to ensure the continuation of door delivery for all business and residential customers.

H.R. 3721 - USPS Shipping Equity Act

This bill repeals restrictions imposed on the Postal Service that prohibits the delivery of beer, wine and spirits directly to consumers. Private carriers do not face the same restrictions, and repealing this regulation could generate $190 million in revunue for the Postal Service.

H.R. 82/S. 597 - Social Security Fairness Act 

This bill repeals provisions that reduce Social Security benefits for individuals who receive other benefits, such as a pension from a state or local government.

H.R. 866- Equal COLA Act

The legislation calls for parity of cost-of-living-adjustments for those enrolled in the Civil Service Retirement System and the Federal Employee Retirement System.

H.R. 618/S. 131 - Improving Acess to Workers' Compensation for Injured Federal Workers

This bill would allow injured postal and federal workers to see physicians assistants and nurse practioners for diagnosis and treatment of injuries covered by workers' compensation. 

H.R. 856/S. 274 - Comprehensive Paid Leave for Federal Employees Act

This legislation expands federal paid leave to include 12 weeks of family and medical leave.

H.R. 20/S. 567 - Richard L. Trumka Protecting the Right to Organize (PRO) Act

This legislation provides employees with the freedom to organize; penalizes employers who retaliate against employees who organize; and, protects workers from being replaced while striking. 

H.R. 4889/S. 2488 - Raise the Wage Act

This bicamerial legislation calls to gradually raise the federal minimum wage to $17.00 an hour by 2028. 

S. 737 - No Tax Breaks for Union Busting (NTBUB) Act

This bill denies employers a tax deduction for any expenditures incurred for attempting to influence their employees with respect to labor organizations or labor organization activities, such as elections, labor disputes, and collective actions.

S. 738 - Tax Fairness for Workers Act

This bill would allow employees to make tax deductions for work expenses and union dues.

S. 630 - Sustaining Our Democracy Act

This legislation provides significant federal funding to help state and local governments support election administration over the next ten years.


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