USPS updates face covering policy for employees, contractors

July 26, 2021 The Postal Service no longer requires employees and contractors who are fully vaccinated for COVID-19 to wear face coverings, except where required by federal, state, local, tribal or territorial laws, rules and regulations, including local business and workplace guidance. The updated face covering policy, announced July 16, aligns with new guidance from…

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NALC: USPS revises face covering policy

July 20, 2021 On July 16, the Postal Service unilaterally issued a revised face covering policy for employees. Under the revised policy, fully vaccinated employees are not required to wear face coverings. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), people are considered fully vaccinated…

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NPMHU: Postal Service Revises Face Covering Policy

NPMHU News Release – July, 16, 2021 According to the Postal Service, the face covering policy is revised as follows as result of guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). Effective immediately, all postal employees and contractors who have been fully vaccinated for COVID-19…

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USPS: Vaccine update – Eligibility to expand soon

In most states, every worker and resident who is age 16 or older will be eligible for a COVID-19 vaccination by April 19. The Postal Service is reminding employees to not delay pursuing access to these vaccines if they want to be vaccinated. The organization’s goal is for everyone to be able to get a…

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USPS: Schedule a COVID-19 vaccination

March 22, 2021 The Postal Service is reminding employees to not delay pursing access to COVID-19 vaccines if they want to be vaccinated. The organization’s goal is for everyone to be able to get a COVID-19 vaccination as soon as possible, if they choose to do so. The supply of vaccines in the United States…

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USPS has three websites about COVID-19

The Postal Service wants to remind employees that the organization has three websites that offer information about the coronavirus pandemic. The first site, located at about.usps.com/newsroom/covid-19, provides the latest information on how the organization is continuing operations and protecting employees and customers. This site also provides: • Information on a variety of postal products and…

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APWU: Vaccine Stand-up Talk and Vaccine Letters

From: Vance Zimmerman <vzimmerman@apwu.org> Sent: Thursday, January 21, 2021 8:50 AM Subject: Vaccine Stand-up Talk and Vaccine Letters Sisters and Brothers, Please see the attached documents. The first is the most recent stand-up talk that the USPS released on January 20, 2021 in regards to receiving the COVID-19 vaccine. As the stand-up notes, the Centers…

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USPS updates employees on COVID-19 vaccines 

The Postal Service is updating employees on the availability of COVID-19 vaccines. The organization’s goal is for everyone to be able to get a COVID-19 vaccination as soon as possible if they choose to do so. Currently, the supply of vaccines in the United States is limited, but more vaccines should become available soon. The…

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