USPS Handbook EL-312 Revision: Sex Discrimination Policy

Effective January 28, 2021, the Postal Service™ is revising Handbook EL-312, Employment and Placement, Chapters 2, 5, 6, and 7, to change the wording pertaining to USPS® policy prohibiting sex discrimination in personnel hiring and placement so that the handbook is consistent with a U.S. Supreme Court decision issued June 2020. In the decision, the…

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USPS: COVID 19 Decision Tree – Updated to Reflect Termination of FFCRA Coverage

From: Works, Anita – Denver, CO <anita.works@usps.gov> Sent: Friday, January 22, 2021 10:15 AM Subject: COVID 19 Decision Tree – Updated to Reflect Termination of FFCRA Coverage Regional Unions/Management Associations; Attached is an updated COVID-19 Decision tree that reflects termination of FFCRA coverage. We are aware that COVID-19 MOUs for non-career is still effective. Thank…

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APWU: Questions & Answers for the MOU, Re: Additional Function 1 Staffing

APWU Web News Article – January 12, 2021 Below, we reproduce the Q&A document signed by APWU President Mark Dimondstein and USPS Vice President, Labor Relations, Katherine Attridge on January 8, 2021, regarding the Function 1 Staffing Memorandum of Understanding, dated December 24, 2020. 1. Question: Will the conversions to career status provided for in…

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USPS Plans for Reduction of AFCS, DBCS, AFSM100 and FSS

From: Lamont Brooks <lbrooks@apwu.org> Sent: Friday, June 26, 2020 To: APWU National Officers Subject: First Notice for USPS Plan Reduction for AFCS, DBCS, AFSM100 and FSS and Second Notice for AFCS Replacement APWU President Mark Dimondstein was notified of a reduction in letter and flat mail volume via a general correspondence dated 6/17/2020, received with…

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APWU: Extension of Temporary MOUs and Liberal Leave Policy

From: Vance Zimmerman <vzimmerman@apwu.org> Sent: Tuesday, May 19, 2020 3:52 PM Subject: Extension of Temporary MOUs and Liberal Leave Policy Please see the attached documents signed by USPS VP of Labor Relations Doug Tulino. The temporary MOUs attached to the letter and the Liberal Changes of Schedule and Leave policy have all been extended through…

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APWU: Extension of COVID-19 Temporary MOUs

From: Vance Zimmerman <vzimmerman@apwu.org> Sent: Tuesday, May 12, 2020 5:01 PM To: APWU National Officers Subject: Extension of COVID-19 Temporary MOUs Today, President Mark Dimondstein and USPS VP of Labor Relations Doug Tulino agreed that all temporary MOUs related to the COVID-19 pandemic will be extended to May 25, 2020. This gives all the MOUs…

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UPMA receives letter regarding Pay-for-Performance 

Below you will find a letter received by United Postmasters and Managers of America President Daniel M. Heins from Doug Tulino, Vice President of Labor Relations at USPS Headquarters regarding Pay-for-Performance. Source: United Postmasters and Managers of America

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USPS: 2019 Penalty Overtime Exclusion Period Announced

As referenced in Article 8, sections 4 and 5, of the USPS-NALC and USPS-APWU national agreements, the December period (during which penalty overtime regulations are not applicable) consists of 4 consecutive service weeks. This year, the December period begins Pay Period 25-19, Week 2 (November 30, 2019) and ends Pay Period 01-20, Week 1 (December…

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