APWU seeks clarification on Military Surveys

From: Lynn Pallas-Barber <lpallas@apwu.org> Sent: Thursday, April 23, 2020 3:05 PM To: NBAs, Regional Coordinators, National Officers Subject: Notification No. GCCC202001667 USPS to Ask Employees With Military Experience to Complete Military Survey Importance: High Brothers and Sisters, Please find attached a copy of a notification asking veteran employees and/or their spouses to complete a military…

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APWU-USPS MOU on Maintenance Temporary Sub-Contracting

From: Idowu Balogun <ibalogun@apwu.org> Sent: Thursday, April 23, 2020 4:01 PM To: Maintenance Division Officers Subject: Maintenance MOU Temporary Resources for COVID-19 Cleaning Dear All, After several days of meeting between the Postal Service and Maintenance APWU at the HQ level. The parties agreed to the Maintenance Temporary Resources. These are agreed upon required steps…

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USPS: Social media policy reminder

The Postal Service is reminding employees to avoid taking photos or videos of their workplace to share on social media, especially during the coronavirus pandemic. During this challenging time, employees may want to post images of the inside or outside of the facility where they work, and share workplace stories with friends and loved ones….

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USPS to deliver stimulus checks, notices

The Postal Service will deliver the economic impact payments that the federal government is sending to eligible households as part of its response to the coronavirus pandemic. USPS, in its role as an essential service, will accept, process and deliver an estimated 60 million checks from the U.S. Treasury Department. About 5 million to 8…

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USPS Handbook F-15 Revision: Travel Per Diem Rates for Norman, Oklahoma

Effective April 23, 2020, the Postal Service™ is revising Handbook F-15, Travel and Relocation, to update the travel per diem rates listed in Appendix A. Handbook F-15, Travel and Relocation * * * * * Appendix A – Rates * * * * * A-2 Travel Per Diem Rates [Revise the last paragraph and its…

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USPS, FBI team up to expand fingerprinting locations

USPS is working with the Federal Bureau of Investigation to offer fingerprinting services at more Post Offices across the nation. The fingerprinting program, which launched in 2018 at two offices in Washington, DC, is now available at more than 80 locations nationwide and has generated approximately $1 million in revenue. “This is an amazing accomplishment…

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USPS: University thanks postal workers, others during crisis

A Chicago-area university’s message of thanks to postal workers and other essential employees is now being broadcast throughout the nation’s third-largest city. The athletic department at Northwestern University in Evanston, IL, leases a digital billboard off Interstate 294, near O’Hare International Airport. Normally, the billboard is used to promote the school’s sports teams. “When the…

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APWU: Stand Up for Safe Jobs This Workers Memorial Day

April 21, 2020 The number one priority of all levels of the APWU leadership during the current coronavirus crisis has been the health and safety of postal workers, our families, and that of the postal public. As part of our work to keep postal workers healthy and safe, we are encouraging all members to continue…

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