USPS: Operations Policy for the Christmas Holiday and the New Year’s Day Holiday

Operations Policy for the Christmas Holiday, Sunday, December 25, 2022 and the New Year’s Day Holiday, Sunday, January 1, 2023 December 7, 2022 This memorandum provides general operating policy and holiday planning guidance for the upcoming 2022 Christmas holiday and 2023 New Year’s Day holiday. Modified Collection Operations described below for these holidays are displayed…

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APWU: 2023 Leave Calendar and Leave Chart Available

November 9, 2022 The 2023 APWU Leave Calendar and Leave Chart are now available on the APWU website under Frequently Requested Resources. The Leave Calendar is a great resource identifying pay periods, pay days, and holidays. The Leave Chart can be used to track current balances of advanced annual, earned annual and sick leave, as…

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APWU: 2022 Leave Calendar and Leave Chart Available

December 10, 2021 The 2022 APWU Leave Calendar and Leave Chart are now available on the APWU website under Frequently Requested Resources. The Leave Calendar is a great resource identifying pay periods, pay days, and holidays. The Leave Chart can be used to track current balances of advanced annual, earned annual and sick leave, as…

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COVID-19 is an Act of God (Nature)

The USPS COVID-19 decision tree (1-21-2021) says when a non-symptomatic employee shares a household with a COVID-19 positive individual or has been exposed outside of work to a COVID-19 positive individual, they are to be sent home without pay unless they use their own annual or sick leave. The employee that reveals this private information…

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USPS 2021 Pay Dates and Leave Year

The following chart lists the 2021 pay periods. For the convenience of timekeepers, each biweekly pay period appears as two separate weeks, with the beginning and ending dates indicated for each week. The leave year always begins the first day of the first full pay period in the calendar year. The 2021 leave year begins…

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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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USPS: Liberal Changes of Schedule and Leave

USPS Memo – March 23, 2020 We have signed a Memorandum of Understanding with our unions temporarily expanding the use of Sick Leave for Dependent Care to allow employees to use their sick leave for unexpected childcare needs as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. In addition to allowing Sick Leave for Dependent Care, for…

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