Acting Vice President, Labor Relations
Thomas Blum was named acting vice president of Labor Relations in March 2022. He reports directly to the Deputy PMG and Chief Human Resources function. In this role, Blum is responsible for the Postal Service’s Labor Relations activities to ensure employee strategies are aligned with the Delivery for America Plan. He is also responsible for the implementation of policies, programs, and standards governing labor-management relations, equal employment opportunity compliance, bargaining and non-bargaining compensation and benefits, and workplace environment and employee assistance programs. In addition, Blum will lead contract negotiations and the pay constitution process with our unions and management associations.
Blum began his Postal career in 1982, having held a variety of assignments in Labor Relations and Labor Law. His tenure includes more than 16 years as the Managing Counsel for the Southern Area Law Office in addition to numerous other positions where he gained valuable experience in all facets of the Labor Relations function.
Blum earned his Juris Doctorate degree from Temple University School of Law and has received numerous merit awards throughout his career. He served honorably in the United States Air Force.
Latest update: March 2022