USPS: No outside work allowed while on clock

The Postal Service wants to remind employees not to perform work for an outside employer or for a side business while on duty. Doing so violates the Standards of Ethical Conduct for Employees of the Executive Branch, which applies to postal employees. USPS employees also cannot use postal equipment to perform outside work. “Our customers…

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USPS OIG Report: Timecard Adjustments in the Greater Boston District

Objective This report responds to a request from U.S. Congressmen Michael Capuano and Stephen Lynch regarding unauthorized timecard manipulations that impacted employee workhours at selected U.S. Postal Service facilities in the Greater Boston District. Our objective was to assess whether timecard adjustments were conducted in accordance with Postal Service policy. The Postal Service uses the…

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OIG: Have You Ever Had Time You Worked Disallowed or Taken Away?

Project Title: Timecard Adjustments at Facilities in the Greater Boston District Start Date: Tuesday, January 30, 2018 Estimated Report Release Date: July 2018 The Postal Service uses the Time and Attendance Control System (TACS) to capture work hours employees spend performing various mail processing operations. Employees record their time and the operations they work by…

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