USPS: Regulatory Compliance Training program

Two of the seven training courses that Postal Service employees are required to complete each year are now available. The courses are part of the organization’s Regulatory Compliance Training program, which was previously known as Strategic Learning Initiatives. The training is intended to help USPS achieve its objectives and satisfy compliance with legal requirements. The…

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OSC Wins Decision for National Guardsman Denied Reinstatement by Postal Service

WASHINGTON, D.C./April 25, 2019 – The U.S. Office of Special Counsel (OSC) today announced that it won a legal ruling forcing the U.S. Postal Service (USPS) to reinstate a National Guardsman in his civilian job following his post-9/11 military service. Under the Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act (USERRA) , employers must restore service…

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Video: Postal Workers Plan Protest to Keep Military Member’s Job

By Chenue Her – August 11, 2015 SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — The Eugene Area Local Postal Workers Union is planning a protest Thursday so one military member can keep his job when he’s no longer on active duty. The union president says this man, who they are keeping anonymous for safety reasons, was employed at the…

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Revised Poster 159: Workplace Harassment – Know Your Rights! Take Responsibility!

The Postal Service™ has revised Poster 159, Workplace Harassment: Know Your Rights! Take Responsibility! The poster reiterates the commitment of the United States Postal Service® to providing a work environment free of all forms of harassment and includes information regarding an employee’s right to pursue a complaint involving employment matters covered by the Uniformed Services…

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APWU: Protect Your FMLA and USERRA Rights

(This article appears in the July/August 2014 issue of The American Postal Worker magazine.) Tony D. McKinnon Sr., Industrial Relations Director The APWU has received complaints from union members recently of instances where the Postal Service is violating their rights under federal law, most notably the Family and Medical Leave Act of 1993 (FMLA) and the…

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USPS Labor Relations: Postal Service Policy on Workplace Harassment Reissued

Effective June 10, 2014, the Postal Service™ reissued its Postal Service Policy on Workplace Harassment. This policy: Includes a reference to military service in accordance with the Veterans Opportunity to Work (VOW) to Hire Heroes Act signed into law November 21, 2011, which expands protections against workplace dis­crimination based on military status under the Uni­formed…

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