USPS: Cloth face coverings now recommended

The Postal Service is sharing new guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on the use of face coverings to help guard against COVID-19. CDC now recommends that people wear cloth face coverings in public settings where other social distancing measures, such as standing 6 feet apart, are difficult to maintain. USPS…

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USPS-APWU MOU: COVID-19 Emergency Considerations for FY20 MS-47, TL-5 Line H Liabilities

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the parties agree the following conditions will be applied when determining any MS-47, TL-5 Line H liabilities for Fiscal Year 2020 (FY20): Related: USPS MTSC: Custodial Team Cleaning update (4/6/20)

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APWU’s Response to Corona Virus timeline

“Beginning Late January we began communicating with the USPS on their response. Vance reached out to the USPS Safety and Health Department to ask what they were doing to protect the employees.”

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USPS MTSC: Custodial Team Cleaning update (4/6/20)

Please share with plant management, operations, maintenance, and other personnel as needed. Due to staffing shortages resulting from influenza and coronavirus along with newly hired Labor Distribution Code (LDC) 38 Labor Custodians, HQ Maintenance Operations is authorizing a temporary option for Custodial Team Cleaning (CTC) Champions to conduct CTC training via ZOOM. If students are…

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Updated APWU Health Plan COVID-19 Coverage Enhancements

Via APWU Health Plan Director Sara Jane Rodriguez The Health Plan will: ◾️ Cover COVID-19 testing at no cost* to the member when testing is prescribed by a clinical professional ◾️ Cover telehealth visits at no cost (retroactive to March 1st, 2020)* to member when visits are performed through the Health Plan’s telehealth providers: High…

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USPS OIG: Operating During the COVID-19 Pandemic

April 6, 2020 The global pandemic of COVID-19 has impacted our country in ways that were unimaginable months ago. It is changing how people across the U.S. and around the world are working, shopping, even interacting with one another. States have ordered many stores and businesses to close. Businesses that continue to operate are faced…

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USPS protects employee health information

The Postal Service wants employees to know that the organization keeps their health information confidential. This includes employees who contract COVID-19, the disease caused by the new coronavirus. The Rehabilitation Act and the Privacy Act, two federal laws, require agencies to keep specific employee medical information confidential and to share it only in very limited…

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