APWU: Families First Coronavirus Recovery Act expands postal leave benefits (4/2/20)

APWU – April 2, 2020 The Families First Coronavirus Recovery Act (FFCRA) extends to postal employees some additional leave benefits due to the Coronavirus and the illness it causes–COVID-19. APWU represented employees, both career and non-career, are entitled to the leave provisions enacted by the FFCRA. Two new leave types are now extended to postal…

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USPS: Families First Coronavirus Response Act FAQs (3/31/20)

Related: USPS Mandatory Stand-Up Talk: Taking leave during COVID-19 (4/2/20)

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USPS Mandatory Stand-Up Talk: Taking leave during COVID-19 (4/2/20)

Effective April 1, 2020, the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) provides employees with two additional types of leave. These new leave entitlements are in addition to leave you are already entitled to under the Employee and Labor Relations Manual (ELM) and any applicable Memorandum of Understanding (MOUs). As a postal employee, you have certain…

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APWU: Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) applies to USPS

From: Vance Zimmerman <vzimmerman@apwu.org> Sent: Tuesday, March 31, 2020 7:57 AM To: Resident Officers Subject: Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) The Postal Service has been sharing and posting posters on the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA). This law does apply to the Postal Service. The law will be effective on April 1, 2020….

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USPS: Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Supervisor and Management Guidance (updated)

Updated March 30, 2020 The Postal Service continues to monitor the spread of COVID-19 across the United States. The following information is provided to assist you as managers and supervisors to communicate with your employees.

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USPS: Criteria for Return to Work for Employees with Confirmed Case of COVID-19 (updated)

Updated Guidance as of 03/30/2020 The following information is provided to assist you as managers and supervisors when an employee has indicated their intent to return to work following a confirmed case of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19).

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USPS: How to deal with travel restrictions

The Postal Service is providing employees and contractors with an “essential service provider letter” they can show to law enforcement officers in case they’re stopped and questioned during the coronavirus pandemic. The letter explains that USPS is part of the nation’s critical infrastructure and is continuing normal operations during the pandemic. The letter also affirms…

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Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) Poster for USPS

“The Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA or Act) requires the Federal government to provide all of its employees with paid sick leave and, for employees who are covered under Title I of the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), with expanded family and medical leave for specified reasons related to COVID-19. These provisions will…

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