WELCOME TO THE UPMA LEARNING CENTER

Welcome to the UPMA Learning Central, The United Postmasters and Managers of America's online training website dedicated to the career, professional and personal development of its members. UPMA is committed to you, the members, by providing training which will help you be successful in your career goals

Welcome

Richard Hui
Duration: 00:49

Welcome to the UPMA Learning Center. This is one of the many benefits of being a UPMA Member. We will on a regular basis add new training presentations. Please review the current presentations and watch for new material over the next couple months.

Get What You Earn - Is My Office Level Correct?

Stephanie Jett
Duration: 14:25

Learn to quickly determine the level of an office using the PS Form 150.

Supervisor's Guidelines for Attendance Control

Jim Maher
Duration: 28:51

Jim Maher, Postmaster of Chesterfield and a National Vice President discusses Labor Relations issues regarding attendance control and the proper manner to address poor performers via the disciplinary processes. Jim has many years of Labor Relations Experience and recently served as the Manager of Labor Relations for the Gateway District. Many Districts have their own method for handling attendance issues. When in doubt, always check with your own LR staff to insure compliance with any local policies.

Parliamentary Procedures

John Galera
Duration: 24:00

Aloha! This video is to familiarize you with Roberts Rules of Order. It is the first part of a series of increasingly more detailed videos exploring the areas most utilized by UPMA. The accompanying PowerPoint (.pot), should be printed, it will help organize and complement the video. I encourage those that are interested, to purchase a Roberts Rules of Order 11th edition ($12) so you can look up keywords mentioned, using the index at the back of the book. Feel free to email me at johngalera1@gmail.com if you have any questions or suggestions. Mahalo!

United Postmasters and Managers Political Fund

Bob Levi
Duration: 11:56

Bob Levi, UPMA Director of Government Relations, discusses the Postmasters and Managers Political Fund (UPMA PAC), and how UPMA members can effectively use political activities to promote pro-UPMA legislation and help UPMA allies get elected to Congress. Bob has over 30 years of legislative and political experience focused on postal issues, and issues that impact postal health and retirement benefits.

Adverse Action 101

Tim Burke
Duration: 05:55

The content of this brief video presentation will familiarize you with what you need to know if the OIG or the Inspection Service interview you and provide you with a list of questions to read and sign. The questions will be in one of three forms, and those three, Miranda, Garrity, and Kalkines warnings are explained in more depth here. If you have questions or are interviewed by the OIG or Inspection Service, call an Adverse Action Member Representative for assistance.

Labor Relations and Grievance Handling

Jim Maher
Duration: 21:01

Jim Maher, Postmaster of Chesterfield and a National Vice President discusses Labor Relations issues regarding grievance handling. Jim has many years of Labor Relations Experience and recently served as the Manager of Labor Relations for the Gateway District. This video clip covers basics on grievance handling for the various crafts. Many Districts have their own method for handling labor issues, so when in doubt, always check with your own LR staff to insure compliance with any local policies.