USPS: Calendar shows 2021 payroll schedule

Want to know when you’ll be paid in 2021? The calendar image that accompanies this article shows the 26 paycheck dates for Postal Service employees. Every month this year will have two paydays, except for April and October, which will have three each. To print the calendar, click the image, save the image to your…

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USPS: Pandemic Leave Update

A federal law that provides workers with emergency paid sick leave and other protections during the coronavirus pandemic will soon expire. The Families First Coronavirus Relief Act (FFCRA) requires employers, including the Postal Service, to provide their workers with emergency paid sick leave and extended family and medical leave for child care expenses. These provisions…

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NALC: COVID-19 Related MOUs Extended Until March 26, 2021

December 22, 2020 By joint agreement (M-01932), several COVID related memorandums of understanding have been further extended through March 26, 2021. These memoranda include: temporary expanded sick leave for dependent care (M-01910); temporary additional paid leave for CCAs (M-01911); temporary use of the 7:01 rule (M-01913); temporary workplace changes to promote social distancing (M-01915); and…

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USPS OIG Report: Timecard Administration

Objective Our objective was to assess whether timecard adjustments were made in accordance with Postal Service policy and to assess enhancements to the timecard system. Our fieldwork began before the president of the United States issued the national emergency declaration concerning the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak on March 13, 2020. The results of this…

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USPS: Close Contact Tracing Program for COVID-19

From: Dean, Rickey R – Washington, DC Sent: Tuesday, September 15, 2020 9:22 AM To: LR Area Mgrs, HQ HR AREA HR MGRS Subject: Contact Tracing Program All, For your reference information, and as a reminder, attached is the Contact Tracing Program for COVID-19. The HQ COVID group has confirmed the attached is current and…

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USPS: Enterprise Leave Request Application to include scheduled leave

The Postal Service is updating its Enterprise Leave Request Application to include scheduled leave. The application, also known as eLRA, has been used to request unscheduled leave, such as for illnesses or injuries, personal emergencies, community disaster or Wounded Warrior leave. The change now allows craft employees to use the application to request scheduled leave…

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NALC: Reading and understanding your pay stub

It’s important to understand the information on your pay stub so that you can ensure that you’re getting paid properly. Whether you get a paper check or payment by direct deposit, you receive a pay stub every pay period that explains what you’ve earned as well as any deductions from your pay. This article will…

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