USPS: New Debt Collection Notice Policy

Effective March 29, 2020, the Postal Service™ will revise the following books to reflect changes in the method for notifying employees who have an employee receivable: Employee and Labor Relations Manual (ELM), parts 450 and 460. Handbook F-101, Field Accounting Procedures, Chapter 15. All debt collection notices will be sent directly to the employee’s address…

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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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ELM Revision: acceptable reasons and instructions for LWOP

Effective April 26, 2018, the Postal Service™ is revising the Employee and Labor Relations Manual (ELM), section 514.4, to update acceptable reasons and instructions for leave without pay (LWOP). Employee and Labor Relations Manual (ELM) * * * * * 5 Employee Benefits 510 Leave * * * * * 514 Leave Without Pay *…

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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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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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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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