ELM Revision: Special Circumstances Affecting Health Insurance Coverage

Effective September 12, 2019, the Postal Service™ is revising the Employee and Labor Relations Manual (ELM), sections 525.1 and 525.2, to align with updates dictated by the Office of Personnel Management (OPM). Other revisions include updating references to the Human Resources Shared Service Center (HRSSC) and the Self Plus One enrollment option. Although the Postal…

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Customer and employee rights when USPS solicits changes to mode of mail delivery

NALC is aware of an effort by the Postal Service in different parts of the country to convince customers to agree to change their mode of mail delivery to cluster box or centralized delivery. This page contains the latest information detailing the rights of both postal customers and letter carriers, and we have created a…

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ELM Revision: Update to Accident Reporting

Effective October 12, 2017, the Postal Service is revising the Employee and Labor Relations Manual (ELM), section 821.123, to remove the damage amounts to ensure all accidents are reported correctly in the Employee Health and Safety (EHS) system. Employee and Labor Relations Manual (ELM) 8 Safety, Health, and Environment 821 Actions in the Event of…

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ELM Revisions in Postal Bulletin 22417 – June 11, 2015

ELM Revision: Leave Accrual Changes for Certain Postmasters and EAS Employees Noncareer employees (PSEs, CCAs, RCAs, MHAs and PMRs) who go directly into EAS management jobs get about 25% less annual leave and sick leave than their peers. This cut in benefits applies to newly hired career postmasters and supervisory or managerial non-bargaining employees, and…

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USPS ELM Revision: Back Pay Limitations

Effective April 16, 2015, the Postal Service™ is revising the Employee and Labor Relations Manual (ELM) section 436.2 to clarify the exception which allows uncapped annual leave to be recredited, relative to the processing of a back pay claim. 4 Pay Administration 430 Basic and Special Pay Provisions 436 Back Pay 436.2 Limitations [Revise the…

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ELM Revision: Reductions in Grade (City Carriers & Mail Handlers)

Effective August 7, 2014, the Postal Service™ is revising the Employee and Labor Relations Manual (ELM), subchapter 420, Wage Administration Policy for Bargaining Unit Employees, sections 422.225 (City Carriers) and 422.325 (Mail Handlers), Reductions in Grade. This policy change applies to the step and next step date to be assigned to bargaining unit employees when…

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NALC: Customer and employee rights when USPS solicits customers to change to centralized delivery

July 15, 2014—NALC is aware of an effort by the Postal Service in different parts of the country to convince customers to agree to change their mode of mail delivery to cluster box or centralized delivery. This page contains the latest information detailing the rights of both postal customers and letter carriers, and we have…

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USPS Labor Relations: Postal Service Policy on Workplace Harassment Reissued

Effective June 10, 2014, the Postal Service™ reissued its Postal Service Policy on Workplace Harassment. This policy: Includes a reference to military service in accordance with the Veterans Opportunity to Work (VOW) to Hire Heroes Act signed into law November 21, 2011, which expands protections against workplace dis­crimination based on military status under the Uni­formed…

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