NALC: Maximum Annual Leave Carryover Amount of 520 Hours Extended into Leave Year 2023

March 28, 2022 The NALC and the Postal Service have agreed to a memorandum of understanding (M-01979) that increases the maximum allowable annual leave carryover amounts outlined in the Employee and Labor Relations Manual (ELM). For leave year 2023, regular work force career employees covered by the USPS-NALC National Agreement may carry over 520 hours…

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APWU: COVID Test Kit MOUs & Conversions

From: Mark Dimondstein <mdimondstein@apwu.org> Date: March 25, 2022 Subject: COVID Test Kit MOUs & Conversions Dear APWU National Leaders, More good news! See the attached two MOUs plus a Q & A regarding extension of COVID test kit project in the 43 sites (in light of the continuing government project) and the conversion of almost…

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APWU: Extension of COVID MOUs and Liberal Leave Policy

From: Michael Macho <mmacho@apwu.org> Sent: Friday, March 25, 2022 Cc: Vance Zimmerman <vzimmerman@apwu.org> Subject: Extension of COVID MOUs and Liberal Leave Policy On behalf of Director Zimmerman, Please see the attached extension of the COVID MOUs and Liberal Leave Policy through May 6, 2022. Management has put the APWU on notice that from their perspective,…

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APWU: Extension of Probation Language for Career and Non-Career Employees

From: Vance Zimmerman <vzimmerman@apwu.org> Sent: Wednesday, February 9, 2022 Subject: Updated Probation Language Please send out this version. Please see the attached email extending the protection for employees in their first 90 or 120 days from separations related to COVID-19 absences. Please disseminate. Vance Zimmerman Industrial Relations Director American Postal Workers Union, AFL-CIO 1300 L…

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APWU: Temporary MOUs Due to COVID-19 Extended through April 8, 2022

From: Vance Zimmerman <vzimmerman@apwu.org> Sent: Friday, February 4, 2022 Subject: Extension of Temporary MOUs Due to COVID-19 All, Please see the attached extensions of the temporary MOUs due to COVID-19 and the Liberal Leave Policy. Please note that the liberal leave document–which is dated today–also includes the original document signed by Deputy PMG Tulino–that is…

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APWU: Updated USPS COVID-19 Decision Tree

“The decision tree continues to identify close contacts as to be paid administrative leave. Remember, if someone is diagnosed with COVID-19 they have the right to file an OWCP claim and receive COP.” Please Disseminate. Vance Zimmerman Industrial Relations Director American Postal Workers Union, AFL-CIO 1300 L Street, NW Washington, DC 20005-4128 Tel: 202.842.4273 |…

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USPS Calendar shows 2022 payroll schedule

Want to know when you’ll be paid this year? The 2022 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 September, which will have three each. The calendar also shows federal holidays, including Juneteenth National Independence Day,…

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APWU: Extension of COVID MOUs and Liberal Leave Policy through February 11, 2022

December 21, 2021 Today, President Dimondstein signed extensions on the COVID MOUs through February 11, 2022. The liberal leave policy has also been extended (see letter below). The latest documents can be found below. They are also listed, together with the full archive of MOUs and other resources on the Covid-19 section of the website….

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