USPS Mandatory Stand-Up Talk: Employee safety during public demonstrations

Mandatory Stand-Up Talk June 5, 2020 Employee safety during public demonstrations The security of our employees, facilities, vehicles and the U.S. Mail is of the utmost importance to the U.S. Postal Service and the U.S. Postal Inspection Service. Postal employees are always reminded to be aware of their surroundings to protect themselves and each other….

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APWU: New Stand Up Talk and Essential Employee Letter

On Tuesday, June 2, 2020, 8:35 AM, LaToya Burch <lfoggs@apwu.org> wrote: Hello All: Please see the attached updated essential employee letter and stand-up talk issued by the Postal Service. The letter is updated to include the civil unrest/curfews in effect around the country in various locations. The Stand Up talk addresses the civil unrest and…

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USPS Mandatory Stand-Up Talk:  Proof of Concept Temperature Tests

NPMHU – May 13, 2020 Please find linked below, a copy of the above-referenced document from the Postal Service regarding a mandatory Stand-up Talk concerning Proof of Concept Temperature Test to be Conducted in Two Postal Districts. According to the Postal Service, While the acceptance, processing and delivery of the nation’s mail and packages has…

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USPS has authorized the mailing of COVID 19 test kits

From: Vance Zimmerman <vzimmerman@apwu.org> Sent: Friday, May 8, 2020 4:36 PM To: APWU National Officers Subject: COVID 19 Test Kits All, Please be aware that the postal service has authorized the mailing of COVID 19 test kits. Attached are stand up talks and other documents. The following is from the USPS: These return kits have…

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USPS Mandatory Stand-Up Talk: Updates from CDC (5/1/20)

“The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has updated its guidance regarding Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) symptoms. It is important to note that no two people are the same when it comes to COVID-19 symptoms. According to CDC, infected individuals have reported a wide range of symptoms, ranging from mild symptoms to severe illnesses….

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USPS Mandatory Stand-Up Talk: Handling mail for temporarily closed businesses (4/30/20)

“In an effort to best serve our business customers, we are continuing to temporarily modify how we handle mail that must be returned to the delivery office due to a full box or a business not being open to receive delivery for an extended period. Current postal policy during the pandemic is to return the…

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USPS Mandatory Stand-Up Talk: Retail lobby equipment — social distancing (4/25/20)

On a daily basis, our customers transact business using our self-service kiosks (SSKs). Providing retail access as well as safeguarding the well-being of our customers is a high priority, especially in response to the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19). To ensure the health of our employees and customers, we are continuing to follow recommended guidance and…

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USPS Mandatory Stand-Up Talk: Face covering and mask update (4/21/20)

In areas where local and state governments have ordered or directed people to wear face masks, Postal Service employees should comply. Additionally, any USPS employee who is unable to achieve social distancing in his or her workplace should wear a face covering. The new policy takes effect April 21 and will remain in place until…

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