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 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: COVID-19 Supplies Command Center assists with facility cleaning needs

The Postal Service has established a COVID-19 Supplies Command Center to ensure USPS facilities have supplies to keep employees safe and meet facilities’ cleaning needs during the coronavirus pandemic. While facilities should continue to order supplies following standard procedures and using local buying where available, the center is working closely with Supply Management and district…

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USPS Maintenance Update: District and Plant Response Kits (4/13/20)

From: Vance Zimmerman <vzimmerman@apwu.org> Sent: Monday, April 13, 2020 10:17 AM To: Resident Officers Subject: maintenance update “Please share with plant and district leadership, operations, maintenance, and other personnel as needed. HQ Maintenance Operations in coordination with HQ Asset Management have developed two Response Kits in order to conduct the required cleaning procedures for facilities…

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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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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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USPS OIG Report: Facility Condition Reviews – Northern NJ District

Background This report presents the results of our self-initiated audit of facility conditions at the Short Hills, Roseville, and Wood Ridge Post Offices in the Northern New Jersey District. The Postal Service is required to maintain a safe and healthy environment for both employees and customers in accordance with its internal policies and procedures and…

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MTSC: Updated Cleaning Information AFTER a Confirmed COVID-19 Case

According to the CDC, the risk of exposure to cleaning staff is inherently low. In consultation with the CDC and the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), when a COVID-19 case has been confirmed within a facility, the following is now recommended to aid in reducing secondary transmission from work clothes (reminder to…

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