Maintenance Update: General Cleaning Of Temporary Sneeze Guards (4/29/20)

“Please share with plant and district leadership, operations, maintenance, and other personnel as needed. Daily and as needed cleaning and disinfecting of temporary sneeze guards is required to prevent potential COVID-19 cross contamination.”

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USPS Mandatory Stand-Up Talk: Handling mail for temporarily closed businesses (4/30/20)

“In an effort to best serve our business customers, we are continuing to temporarily modify how we handle mail that must be returned to the delivery office due to a full box or a business not being open to receive delivery for an extended period. Current postal policy during the pandemic is to return the…

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USPS Service Talk for Retail Employees: PO Box Payment Grace Period Extended

“In an ongoing effort to assist our Post Office Box (PO Box) customers amid the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic, the Postal Service is extending the 10-day grace period to 30-days. This change will apply to any customer whose PO Box fees were due by March 31 and April 30, 2020 and will continue until…

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APWU: Summary of Work Year Designation List Changes

From: Vance Zimmerman <vzimmerman@apwu.org> Sent: Thursday, April 30, 2020 3:19 PM To: APWU National Officers Subject: Work Year List Attached is the work year list. There are 8 Tabs along the bottom. Click on the tab that has the needed data. There is a basic explanation in the tab titled “Summary of Changes”. If you…

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USPS: Criteria for Return to Work for Employees with Confirmed Cases of COVID-19

From: Vance Zimmerman <vzimmerman@apwu.org> Sent: Thursday, April 30, 2020 9:24 AM Subject: Return to Work Criteria Attached is the Criteria for Return to Work for Employees with Confirmed Cases of COVID-19 that the Postal Service has put out and is supposed to be following. It was updated on April 16, 2020. The previous criteria was…

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USPS: How to deal with news media inquiries

The Postal Service wants employees to follow proper procedures when interacting with the news media. If an employee is contacted by a reporter or another member of the media, the employee should refer the individual to his or her supervisor or manager. The employee can also direct the reporter to the USPS Newsroom website, which…

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USPS Statement on Coronavirus (4/29/20)

Media Statement – COVID-19 April 29, 2020 The United States Postal Service is proud of the work our more than 600,000 employees play in processing, transporting, and delivering mail and packages for the American public. We provide a vital public service that is a part of this nation’s critical infrastructure. The Postal Service has a…

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USPS responds to APWU questions on Military Survey

From: Lynn Pallas-Barber <lpallas@apwu.org> Sent: Wednesday, April 29, 2020 2:26 PM To: NBAs Cc: Regional Coordinators Subject: FW: Notification No. GCCC202001667 USPS to Ask Employees With Military Experience to Complete Military Survey – update Brothers and Sisters, Please find the complete documents and the questions that were asked of postal management with regard to the…

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