APWU: 2022 Leave Calendar and Leave Chart Available

December 10, 2021 The 2022 APWU Leave Calendar and Leave Chart are now available on the APWU website under Frequently Requested Resources. The Leave Calendar is a great resource identifying pay periods, pay days, and holidays. The Leave Chart can be used to track current balances of advanced annual, earned annual and sick leave, as…

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APWU: COVID MOUs and Liberal Leave Policy Extended until December 31

October 1, 2021 President Dimondstein signed extensions on the COVID MOUs late last night (September 30), through December 31, 2021. The liberal leave policy has also been extended (see letter below). The latest documents can be found below. They are also listed, together with the full archive of MOUs and other resources on the Covid-19…

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COVID-19 is an Act of God (Nature)

The USPS COVID-19 decision tree (1-21-2021) says when a non-symptomatic employee shares a household with a COVID-19 positive individual or has been exposed outside of work to a COVID-19 positive individual, they are to be sent home without pay unless they use their own annual or sick leave. The employee that reveals this private information…

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USPS: Pandemic leave FAQs

The Postal Service has updated its FAQs on the Families First Coronavirus Response Act, a law that requires some employers to provide workers with emergency paid sick leave and expanded family and medical leave for child care. The update includes child care information that parents and caregivers will find useful for back-to-school season. The FAQs…

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USPS Updates Guidance for Return to Work of Employees after COVID-19 related absence

NPMHU – September 24, 2020 Please find linked here, a copy of the above reference document from the Postal Service regarding the Criteria for Return to Work for Employees after an absence related to COVID-19. Updated Guidance on Criteria for Return to Work after an Absence Related to COVID-19, as of 8-27-2020 CDC – When…

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USPS: To protect yourself, get vaccinated

The USPS Health and Wellness team is reminding employees that the best way to stay healthy and prevent seasonal influenza is to get vaccinated every year. Getting your flu shot this season will be more important than ever. Flu vaccines don’t prevent the coronavirus, but they help to reduce flu-related illnesses, missed work and school,…

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APWU: Liberal Leave Policy Extension

From: Vance Zimmerman <vzimmerman@apwu.org> Sent: Thursday, May 14, 2020 10:25 AM To: APWU National Officers Subject: Liberal Leave Policy Extension Today, President Mark Dimondstein received an extension on the Liberal Leave Policy. VP of Labor Relations Doug Tulino and HQ Labor Relations informed the field that the Liberal Leave Policy letter dated March 23, 2020…

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