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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USPS: New way to update info available

The Postal Service wants you to remember that it’s easier than ever to provide the organization with your current contact information. USPS requires you to keep your mailing address and other information up to date so you can receive communications about payroll, health benefits, tax changes and other important topics. You can use the new…

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USPS: How to update your mailing address

The Postal Service requires all employees to provide a current mailing address. If you need to update your information, five methods are available: • LiteBlue. Use any computer to go to liteblue.usps.gov and enter your employee identification number and password. Select the “Change of Address” option in the rotating carousel in the center of the…

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USPS: Cronkhite appointed acting chief human resources officer

Isaac Cronkhite has been appointed acting chief human resources officer, where he will lead all aspects of workforce management and development for the Postal Service. He’ll oversee labor relations, employee resource management, leadership and career development, compensation and benefits, the HERO platform, the Human Resources Shared Service Center and the Employee Assistance Program, among other…

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USPS: HRSSC offers employees services, info

If you’re a Postal Service employee, you’ve probably heard of the Human Resources Shared Service Center, but do you understand what the HRSSC does — and how it can help you? If not, here’s what you should know: • The HRSSC offers a variety of services and information. The center, based in Greensboro, NC, can…

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USPS: Storey to lead Employee Resource Management

Simon Storey has been appointed vice president of Employee Resource Management, a role he has filled on an acting basis since February. Storey is responsible for directing USPS talent acquisition, diversity, organizational design, workforce planning, injury compensation and medical and safety programs. Additionally, Storey oversees management of the Human Resources Shared Service Center. Storey, whose…

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USPS: FMLA forms, resources available on Blue

The Postal Service has provided employees with a quick and easy way to find Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA) certification forms and other resources on Blue. FMLA is a federal law that entitles eligible employees to take job-protected leave to attend to certain serious health and family matters. The forms and information are available from…

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