(October 12, 2014) NEW ORLEANS — Thanksgiving and Christmas are just weeks away, and postal offices in New Orleans are looking for some additional manpower from former employees.
Officials with the United States Postal Service announced this week that retired city carriers can temporarily return to their jobs during the peak-mailing season.
According to the USPS, retired employees can sign up for Holiday Term City Carrier Assistant positions beginning Dec. 6. Their positions will be for a four-week period ending Jan. 2.
Retired city carriers will be eligible to earn $15.68 per hour. There will be no reduction or offset in their retirement pay if they return to the Postal Service.
Further information about the temporary jobs can be found by contacting the local USPS human resources office at 504-589-1185.
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(APWU had similar initiative for retirees in 2006-2010 Contract)
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