APWU: Arbitrator Denies Severance Pay Grievance

APWU Web News Article #: 3-2017 01/06/2017 – From 2003 to 2009 the Postal Service offered a series of Voluntary Early Retirements (VER) with the approval of the Office of Personnel Management. Employees involved in these offers were not paid any severance pay. In 2008 the APWU filed a grievance concerning the failure to pay…

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USPS ELM Revision: Severance Pay

Effective October 1, 2015, the Postal Service™ is revising the Employee and Labor Relations Manual (ELM) section 435.1 to update severance pay policy relative to eligibility and qualifying job offer. Employee and Labor Relations Manual (ELM) 4 Pay Administration 435 Severance Pay [Revise the title of 435.1 to read as follows and delete the text…

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