USPS: Criteria for Return to Work for Employees with Confirmed Cases of COVID-19

From: Vance Zimmerman <vzimmerman@apwu.org> Sent: Thursday, April 30, 2020 9:24 AM Subject: Return to Work Criteria Attached is the Criteria for Return to Work for Employees with Confirmed Cases of COVID-19 that the Postal Service has put out and is supposed to be following. It was updated on April 16, 2020. The previous criteria was…

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Postal Worker West: FFCRA Emergency Leave Update (4/24/20)

USPS ISSUES NEWER VERSION OF EMERGENCY LEAVE GUIDANCE WASHINGTON DC– Postal headquarters has issued an updated Guidance on the Families First Corona-virus Response Act (FFCRA) leave. As reported in the April 12th edition of Postal Worker West the Union anticipated management would be updating their guidance. The ‘new’ guidance issued seems to be more restrictive…

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Postal Worker West: Pandemic Edition – April 12, 2020

STILL MISSING IN ACTION– Western Area Vice-President???? DENVER– Unlike his counterpart in the Pacific Area, the Western Area’s top postal official has yet to be on any telecom with union leadership or postal workers who are deemed essential but apparently not enough to be encouraged or thanked by the Postal Vice-President. The Western Area was…

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APWU: FAQs on FFCRA Emergency Sick Leave and Expanded FMLA

APWU’s position – Questions and Answers

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USPS protects employee health information

The Postal Service wants employees to know that the organization keeps their health information confidential. This includes employees who contract COVID-19, the disease caused by the new coronavirus. The Rehabilitation Act and the Privacy Act, two federal laws, require agencies to keep specific employee medical information confidential and to share it only in very limited…

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USPS: Post CDC signs at all employee entrances

Please have these CDC signs posted on all EMPLOYEE ENTRANCES for all postal facilities. This signage is NOT to be posted at Retail Entrances. This sign informs our employees not to enter the building with a fever, cough or shortness of breath.

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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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