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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Feds could be rewarded for getting the COVID vaccine

By Jessie Bur – June 8, 2021 Federal employees with Blue Cross and Blue Shield Federal Employee Program insurance can get $50 to spend on medical expenses by providing proof of their COVID-19 vaccination, the insurance company announced June 8. Members of the insurance plan who are over 18 years old and provide official documentation…

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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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APWU Live Chat with President Dimondstein February 25

Join APWU President Mark Dimondstein as he brings the latest news and updates from the APWU national leadership and takes your questions. This month’s livestream comes as the opening of Contract bargaining gets closer, we push for full vaccine access for postal workers as part of a national vaccination plan, we deliver our petition for…

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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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