USPS: The do’s and don’ts about working elsewhere

The Postal Service wants to remind employees about the rules for working for an outside employer or seeking outside employment. Employees are prohibited from working for: Amazon, DHL, FedEx, UPS and other companies that deliver mailable matter, other than daily newspapers Commercial mail-receiving agencies Companies that makes uniforms or other products for the Postal Service…

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USPS: Use Voyager credit cards appropriately

The Postal Service has a reminder for employees: Voyager credit cards are to be used only to purchase fuel for postal vehicles. If you have a USPS-issued Voyager card, don’t use it to buy food, drinks, or fuel for a personal vehicle. Doing so violates the misuse of property provision of the standards of ethical…

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USPS: No endorsements – Employees can’t serve private interests

USPS wants employees to remember the rules on endorsing non-postal products, services and business endeavors. Due to the nature of the Postal Service’s business, private organizations might seek to further their interests by requesting an endorsement from a USPS employee. However, under federal ethics guidelines, these types of endorsements aren’t permitted. The rules state that…

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USPS: Know the rules about seeking other jobs

The Postal Service wants employees to follow the rules on seeking employment outside the organization. Federal law and the government’s standards of ethical conduct don’t prohibit postal workers from seeking a job with any particular employer. However, employees can’t seek or accept another job if it presents a conflict of interest with their current duties….

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Social media and Postal Employees

A Ruralinfo.net Editorial Social media and what employees can do and say is kind of a New Frontier. Basically, with the surge of Facebook, Twitter and all of the other social media websites out there, we are more or less, as a work force, stumbling in the dark. So what exactly are the rules concerning…

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