Revised Forms and New Management Instruction: Update of Back Pay Policy

The Postal Serviceâ„¢ created a new Management Instruction EL-430-2015-4, Back Pay, and revised PS Form 8038, Employee Statement To Recover Back Pay; PS Form 8039, Back Pay Decision/Settlement Worksheet; and PS Form 8041, Prearbitration or Agency Settlement Worksheet, to do the following: Simplify definitions. Revise wording that is no longer applicable. Clarify instructions. Fix formatting…

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Rep rips ‘junk’ but postal union defends circulars

By Andy Metzger/State House News Service January 20, 2016 BOSTON – A legislative bid to make purveyors of circulars more accountable butted up Tuesday against the interests of postal workers who rely on the business of direct-mail advertising. Rep. Denise Provost, a Somerville Democrat, unloaded a heap of Globe Direct mailers before the Committee on…

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