ELM Revision: Uniform Requirements

Effective February 14, 2019, the Postal Service™ is revising the Employee and Labor Relations Manual (ELM), sections 932.11g and 932.22b, to reflect changes in uniform requirements. Under revised section 932.11g, the type of postal retail personnel required to wear the prescribed uniform while performing work duties now includes postmasters at Cost Ascertainment Group (CAG) A-K…

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ELM Revision: Drivers’ Phone Use Policy

Effective February 14, 2019, the Postal Service™ is revising the Employee and Labor Relations Manual (ELM), section 831.332, to include the policy that Postal Service employees must not use a cell phone while driving on duty. Adding the cell phone policy to the ELM will put the manual in line with the policy in section…

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ELM Revision: Update to Definition of Basic Pay

Effective January 4, 2018, the Postal Service™ is revising the Employee and Labor Relations Manual (ELM), sections 532, 538.3, 566.252, 586.252, and 592.1, to remove outdated references to “Cost of Living Allowances” from definitions of basic pay. Employee and Labor Relations Manual (ELM) * * * * * 5 Employee Benefits * * * *…

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ELM Revision: Whistleblower Protection

Effective October 12, 2017, the Postal Service is revising the Employee and Labor Relations Manual (ELM), section 666.32, to update how the Office of Inspector General handles allegations of reprisal for the release of infomation. Employee and Labor Relations Manual (ELM) 6 Employee Relations 666 Prohibited Personnel Practices 666.3 Whistleblower Protection [Revise the text of…

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USPS ELM Revision: Intoxicating Beverages

Effective July 20, 2017, the Postal Service™ is revising the Employee and Labor Relations Manual (ELM), section 665.26, to amend the regulations concerning the possession and consumption of intoxicating beverages. Employee and Labor Relations Manual (ELM) * * * * * 6 Employee Relations * * * * * 660 Conduct * * * *…

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USPS ELM Revision: Severance Pay

Effective October 1, 2015, the Postal Service™ is revising the Employee and Labor Relations Manual (ELM) section 435.1 to update severance pay policy relative to eligibility and qualifying job offer. Employee and Labor Relations Manual (ELM) 4 Pay Administration 435 Severance Pay [Revise the title of 435.1 to read as follows and delete the text…

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Postal employees no longer expected to maintain harmonious working relationships, pleasant working environment?

ELM Revision: Behavior and Personal Habits Effective August 6, 2015, the Postal Service™ is revising the Employee and Labor Relations Manual (ELM) section 665.16. 665.16 Behavior and Personal Habits [Delete the last sentence in its entirety:] Employees are expected to conduct themselves during and outside of working hours in a manner that reflects favorably upon…

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