Pay Information for Employees Covered by the National Postal Professional Nurses Agreement

Under the NPPN 2017-2023 Collective Bargaining Agreement, the nurses have received the following increases based on the change of the Employment Cost Index (ECI) from Quarter 2 for each relevant year.

Increase Effective Date Pay Period Pay Date
2.4 August 19, 2017 18-2017 September 08, 2017
2.9

August 18, 2018

18-2018 September 07, 2018
3.0 August 17, 2019 18-2019 September 06, 2019
2.9 August 15, 2020 18-2020 September 04, 2020
3.5 August 14, 2021 18-2021 September 03, 2021

The next opportunity for a general increase under the NPPN 2017-2023 CBA will be determined following the release of the Employment Cost Index for June 2022.  

•           Effective August 13, 2022 (PP18-2022), any upward percent change in the 2nd Quarter 2022 over the 2nd Quarter 2021 Employment Cost Index.
 
For purposes of calculating percentage increases the NPPN CBA uses the Employment Cost Index (ECI) for wages and salaries for private industry workers, not seasonally adjusted, December 2005 [Q4] = 100.

Any increase is effective at the beginning of the second full pay period following the release of Q2 data. The usual release date is the last work day in July.  If for any reason the Bureau of Labor Statistics delays the release beyond the usual date, the effective date of any raise could also be delayed.
 

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