USPS: Summer 2022 virtual benefits fair recorded sessions available

August 4, 2022 If you missed the Investing in You: Benefits, Retirement, and More summer virtual fair, you can still access the information presented during the event. All live presentations were recorded and are available on demand. Follow these steps to watch: Go to uspsinvestinginyou2022.vfairs.com. Select either “Login” or “Guest Login.” Select “Auditorium.” Select “Click…

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USPS: Beneficiary information updates can be made on LiteBlue

March 29, 2022 The Postal Service wants to remind all workers that it is important to complete or update beneficiary information as soon as possible. This simple task takes just a minute or two and can save a lot of heartache down the line. The Life Changes LiteBlue page, a one-stop shop for updating employee…

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USPS: Commuter Benefits Program reminder

March 21, 2022 The Postal Service wants to remind employees about the Commuter Benefits Program, which allows them to pay for qualified commuting costs using pretax money. Any career USPS employee is eligible for this benefit. There is no fee to join or cancel. There is no open enrollment period; employees can enroll or make…

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USPS: Commuter Benefits Program monthly limit increased; new flex option

The Postal Service wants to remind employees about the Commuter Benefits Program, which allows them to pay for qualified commuting costs using pretax money. Qualified expenses include transit costs and parking fees. The Internal Revenue Service has increased the limit for each category in 2022 to $280 a month, up from $270 a month last…

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USPS OIG: Independent Report to OPM on Employee Benefits, Withholdings, Contributions, and More

Objective We performed procedures agreed upon by the U.S. Office of Personnel Management’s (OPM) Office of the Chief Financial Officer. This attestation engagement is an annual requirement of the U.S. Office of Management and Budget. Our objective was to assist the OPM in assessing the reasonableness of Postal Service employee health benefits, life insurance, and…

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USPS OIG: Independent Report to OPM on Employee Benefits

Independent Report to OPM – Employee Benefits, Withholdings, Contributions, Supplemental Semiannual Headcount Reporting Objective We performed procedures agreed upon by the U.S. Office of Personnel Management’s (OPM) Inspector General and the OPM’s Chief Financial Officer. This attestation engagement is an annual requirement of the U.S. Office of Management and Budget. Our objective was to assist…

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USPS OIG Report: Employee Benefits, Withholdings, Contributions, and Headcount Reporting 

Objective At the request of the U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Office of Inspector General, we performed procedures agreed upon by the OPM’s Inspector General and the Chief Financial Officer. This attestation engagement is an annual requirement of the U.S. Office of Management and Budget. Our objective was to assist the OPM in assessing…

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APWU: New Benefits Secured for Postal Support Employees (PSEs)

Web News Article #: 73-2018 07/26/2018 – In the 2010 Collective Bargaining Agreement between the APWU and the US Postal Service, the parties established a “Workforce Benefits, Employment Opportunities, Training and Education Fund.” The purpose of the fund was to provide for the Postal Service’s share of health insurance benefits to PSEs and to provide…

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