USPS: 2023 Pay Dates and Leave Year

The following chart lists the 2023 pay periods. For the convenience of timekeepers, each biweekly pay period appears as two separate weeks with the beginning and ending dates indicated for each week. The leave year always begins the first day of the first full pay period in the calendar year. The 2023 leave year begins…

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APWU: Leave Entry via eRMS Directive in Violation of Lead Clerk and TACS 2018 Settlement Agreement

From: Lamont Brooks <lbrooks@apwu.org> Date: September 1, 2022 Subject: USPS LR RESPONSE to APWU. Fwd: [EXTERNAL] HQ Unilateral 8/11/22 Leave Entry via eRMS Directive in Violation of the Lead Clerk and TACS 9/5/2018 Settlement Agreement Please disseminate to the field. The 9/5/2018 and related documents are still controlling. I will send out that TACS guidance…

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Arbitrator enforces USPS compliance in prior APWU Lead Clerk TACS settlements

Award The Service violated the National Agreement when it failed to comply with the September 5, 2018 Step 4 Settlement Agreement and the September 9, 2021 Settlement Agreement. Accordingly, the Arbitrator issues the following: Remedy 1) The Service is ordered to comply with the National Agreement, specifically, the September 5, 2018 Step 4 Settlement Agreement…

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APWU: MDD/MIO Timekeeping and Hyper Electronic Badge Reader (HEBR)

From: Lamont Brooks <lbrooks@apwu.org> Sent: Monday, April 4, 2022 Subject: Fwd: MDD/MIO Timekeeping and Hyper Electronic Badge Reader (HEBR) We have requested a meeting on the attached notification and will be actively involved in discussions on this matter. We will share more information at a later date. The APWU brought forward a proposal in negotiations…

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USPS: Standard time returns this weekend

Daylight saving time will end Sunday, Nov. 7, at 2 a.m. In areas where the change is observed, people will “fall back” and set their clocks back one hour at bedtime Nov. 6. Standard time will be in effect until March 13, 2022, when daylight saving time will resume. Source: USPS

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APWU: Latest COVID MOUs and Liberal Leave Policy Extensions

APWU News Article – August 3, 2021 President Dimondstein signed extensions on the COVID MOUs today (August 3), through September 30, 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…

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USPS Memo Addressing Emergency Federal Employee Leave (EFEL)

NPMHU – March 19, 2021 Please find linked below a copy of the above referenced memorandum from the Postal Service regarding the American Rescue Plan Act – Emergency Federal Employee Leave (EFEL). According to the Postal Service, this memorandum supplements the March 12, 2021, memorandum addressing the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) – Emergency Federal…

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USPS: Daylight saving time returns this weekend

Daylight saving time begins Sunday, March 14, at 2 a.m. In areas where the change is observed, people will “spring forward” and set their clocks ahead one hour Saturday, March 13, at bedtime. Clocks will turn back Sunday, Nov. 7, at 2 a.m. Source: USPS

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