to the National Postal Mail Handlers Union of Local 300. This union
represents Mail Handler’s employed by the United States Postal Service.
The Mail Handler craft is the backbone of the service and the most significant
craft to serve the American people. the cornerstone of this labor organization
is to represent, educate, and improve the overall working conditions
of its members. The intent of this page is to achieve that end by communicating
to its branch members on a need be basis, which includes collective
communication on a local, regional and a national basis.
history of this branch starts with the opening of the Hicksville Post
Office in 1967/68, and in Conjunction with the now defunct, 160/260
engineers drive facility located then in Bethpage, New York. During
the early 1970’s these 2 main facilities fell within the jurisdiction
of Local 180. Local 180 had the authority to serve both of these stations,
however, on or about the mid 1970’S Local 180 merged with Local 300.
Local 300 then and now serves, in part, the Tri-State area, and is the
largest and most industrious Local in the nation.
for the Mid Island plant began mid 1985 and was operational in September
1987. (see ground breaking photo) at the corner of Route 110 and Duryea
Road in Melville New York. the opening of Mid Island had consolidated
much associated office’s of Long Island and replaced the out-of-date Engineer’s
Drive facility. Mid Island is the largest postal facility serving the
American people on Long Island and is part of the New York metro area.
1990’S, and still operational the Postal Service leased two facilities
known as Maxess and Winding Road. the Maxess Road facility is located
at Melville and Winding Road facility is located at Old Bethpage.
at present, the jurisdiction of these stations falls within the jurisdiction
of the branch president who is presently domicile at the Mid Island
plant. the branch president, vigorous staff and in conjunction with
local headquarters [401 Broadway, New York City] supervises these stations
namely, Mid Island processing and distribution center, Hicksville, Maxess
and Winding Road with an associate office located in Planview.
Conclusion, the National Postal Mail Handlers Union of Local 300 Hope
that you find this site interesting, enlightening and that your suggestions
will strengthen the network of this dynamic labor organization.
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