USPS Memo Addressing Emergency Federal Employee Leave (EFEL)

NPMHU – March 19, 2021 Please find linked below a copy of the above referenced memorandum from the Postal Service regarding the American Rescue Plan Act – Emergency Federal Employee Leave (EFEL). According to the Postal Service, this memorandum supplements the March 12, 2021, memorandum addressing the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) – Emergency Federal…

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APWU: Latest COVID MOUs and Liberal Leave Policy Extensions

March 19, 2021 President Dimondstein signed extensions on the COVID MOUs today (March 19), through June 4, 2021. The liberal leave policy has also been extended (see letter below). He also signed extensions on the annual leave carryover, which will allow 520 hours to be carried into leave year 2022 and career employees can also…

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USPS: Tax deadline extended to May 17

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) will extend this year’s federal income tax filing deadline from April 15 to May 17 to give people more time to navigate challenges presented by the coronavirus pandemic. Taxpayers can also delay payment of any money owed the agency until May 17. Those who need more time to submit their…

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Overall USPS Mail Delivery Performance Recovers

USPS News Release – March 18, 2021 For the week of March 6, overall USPS service performance for delivery of First-Class Mail reached 83.7 percent USPS focused on continued, sustained improvement across all mail categories WASHINGTON, DC — The United States Postal Service announced today strong improvements in mail delivery service performance across all categories…

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USPS: New district managers announced

The managers of the Postal Service’s newly configured districts were named last week. The districts, part of Retail and Delivery Operations, focus on the acceptance and delivery of mail and packages. Under a plan announced this month, the 67 districts will be consolidated into 50. The new territories will align closely to state borders and…

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USPS announces appointments: Division, Regional directors

The Postal Service has named the directors who’ll oversee its new division structure. The divisions, part of Logistics and Processing Operations, focus on processing and moving mail and packages efficiently to delivery units. Under a plan announced this month, Logistics will be organized into four regions — each geographically aligned to one retail and delivery…

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2019-2023 NALC-USPS National Agreement

March 15, 2021 The 2019-2023 NALC-USPS National Agreement is now available online by clicking here. The PDF includes bookmarks and hyperlinks to make navigating the document easier. Printed copies will be available in the coming weeks. 2019-2023 NALC-USPS National Agreement Source: National Association of Letter Carriers AFL-CIO

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Postal Retirees are getting screwed when it comes to Medicare and FEHB

I made a recent comment on a post that offered the opinion that Postal employees are getting screwed when it comes to Medicare. I said that Insurance companies are getting a “get out of jail free” pass. I based that opinion on what we pay, rather than what we get. When I first got involved…

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