USPS: Employee Scheduler tool helps managers plan ahead

The Postal Service has developed a new tool to help managers at mail processing plants prepare for unexpected events — such as the coronavirus pandemic — before they affect mail processing and delivery. The COVID-19 IVES Rest of Day Available Employee Projection Report gathers data from several sources including Time and Attendance Control System information,…

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APWU: DOL updates FFCRA Questions and Answers

From: Vance Zimmerman <vzimmerman@apwu.org> Sent: Wednesday, June 17, 2020 7:42 AM To: APWU National Officers Subject: Department of Labor: FFCRA updated Questions and Answers All, The Department of Labor, the agency tasked with enforcing and interpreting FMLA and FFCRA laws, has recently updated their questions and answers. One of the questions I have received quite…

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USPS to Implement New eAccess Suspension Triggers Based on Certain TACS Codes

On Thursday, June 11, 2020, 4:44 PM, Lynn Pallas-Barber <lpallas@apwu.org> wrote: Brothers and Sisters, Please find attached a notification from the USPS concerning the eAccess of employees. eAccess is the system which controls employee user access to USPS computers. When an employee is suspended or after a 14 day continuous period in the particular listed…

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USPS: Memorial Day Holiday honors nation’s armed forces

Memorial Day, a federal holiday to honor U.S. military members who died while serving their country, will be observed Monday, May 25. “The Postal Service is proud to be one of the nation’s largest employers of current and former members of the armed forces, and we honor their contributions every day,” said Postmaster General Megan…

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APWU: Extension of Temporary MOUs and Liberal Leave Policy

From: Vance Zimmerman <vzimmerman@apwu.org> Sent: Tuesday, May 19, 2020 3:52 PM Subject: Extension of Temporary MOUs and Liberal Leave Policy Please see the attached documents signed by USPS VP of Labor Relations Doug Tulino. The temporary MOUs attached to the letter and the Liberal Changes of Schedule and Leave policy have all been extended through…

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USPS Mandatory Stand-Up Talk:  Proof of Concept Temperature Tests

NPMHU – May 13, 2020 Please find linked below, a copy of the above-referenced document from the Postal Service regarding a mandatory Stand-up Talk concerning Proof of Concept Temperature Test to be Conducted in Two Postal Districts. According to the Postal Service, While the acceptance, processing and delivery of the nation’s mail and packages has…

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APWU: Liberal Leave Policy Extension

From: Vance Zimmerman <vzimmerman@apwu.org> Sent: Thursday, May 14, 2020 10:25 AM To: APWU National Officers Subject: Liberal Leave Policy Extension Today, President Mark Dimondstein received an extension on the Liberal Leave Policy. VP of Labor Relations Doug Tulino and HQ Labor Relations informed the field that the Liberal Leave Policy letter dated March 23, 2020…

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APWU: USPS COVID-19 guidance on TACS and FFCRA

From: Vance Zimmerman <vzimmerman@apwu.org> Sent: Tuesday, May 5, 2020 10:00 AM To: APWU National Officers Subject: TACS information The attached documents are related to TACS and the FFCRA. Please note that these are POSTAL SERVICE documents that they sent out to their Area Human Resources Managers to distribute to the Districts. There are links that…

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