USPS: Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Supervisor and Management Guidance (updated)

Updated March 30, 2020 The Postal Service continues to monitor the spread of COVID-19 across the United States. The following information is provided to assist you as managers and supervisors to communicate with your employees.

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USPS: Criteria for Return to Work for Employees with Confirmed Case of COVID-19 (updated)

Updated Guidance as of 03/30/2020 The following information is provided to assist you as managers and supervisors when an employee has indicated their intent to return to work following a confirmed case of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19).

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USPS: How to deal with travel restrictions

The Postal Service is providing employees and contractors with an “essential service provider letter” they can show to law enforcement officers in case they’re stopped and questioned during the coronavirus pandemic. The letter explains that USPS is part of the nation’s critical infrastructure and is continuing normal operations during the pandemic. The letter also affirms…

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USPS ‘Sanitizing Stations’ at Philadelphia P&DC

These “Sanitizing Stations” began springing up this week on the workroom floor throughout the Philadelphia P&DC. At first, I thought this was some sort of joke.  But no, this is USPS Management doing it’s best to show the employees they are the agency’s most valuable asset. [Take note of the properties of the “cleaner” to…

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What postal job positions have tested positive for Coronavirus?

Hasn’t anyone asked the question?  Shouldn’t we have a right to know what job titles our positive testing postal workers have? This way we can determine for ourselves if we are “safe” enough to be working. I am sorry, it has been years of working around unsafe events and every one has ended the same….

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NALC: Letter Carriers’ Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive Postponed

March 27, 2020 The 28th annual Letter Carriers’ Stamp Out Hunger® Food Drive, scheduled for May 9, 2020, has been postponed. The NALC, as well as our national partners, are fully committed to rescheduling the food drive later in 2020. A new date has not yet been scheduled. The annual success of the food drive…

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APWU: Temporary Exception Period – Clerk Craft Staffing Function 1 & Function 4—COVID19

Sisters and Brothers: The attached MOU (Temporary Exception Period – Clerk Craft Staffing Function 1 & Function 4—COVID19) will help facilitate the other temporary memoranda we have recently signed as well as the Liberal Change of Schedule and Leave policy we have secured in response to the coronavirus pandemic. Those temporary MOUs, policy changes and…

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Charlotte Area Local Elections, Where Others Fail

If you haven’t noticed yet the Charlotte Area Local is entering an election period. A few weeks ago the local president requested of the Executive Board to delay the election due to the Coronavirus Crisis and they rejected the action. It should be noted at the time that the state had a bar against 50…

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