USPS: Open season webinars – Employees can register for virtual sessions

The Postal Service is offering a special webinar for employees who want to learn more about their options during this year’s open season benefits enrollment period. The session, “Open Season 101,” is being offered several times throughout open season, which runs from Nov. 8-Dec. 13. Each session takes place through the Zoom videoconferencing platform; participants can…

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USPS: October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, a time to learn more about the disease and efforts to cure it. Aside from skin cancer, breast cancer is the most common cancer for American women. Approximately 250,000 cases of breast cancer are diagnosed in women and 2,300 in men each year in the United States. Most…

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USPS: Autism Awareness

The USPS Health and Wellness team wants to raise awareness of autism spectrum disorder (ASD), a group of developmental disorders that affect social, communication and behavioral skills. Characteristics of ASD may include repetitive movements or behaviors; difficulty relating to people, things and events; trouble with communication; and difficulty adjusting to unfamiliar surroundings or changes in…

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USPS reminds employees to update their beneficiary forms

The Postal Service wants employees to have up-to-date beneficiary forms for life insurance and other benefits. While completing a beneficiary form is not mandatory, doing so allows an employee to choose who will receive payment. If an employee does not name a beneficiary, payment will be made to the next of kin according to a…

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USPS: Commuter Benefit Program adds options

The USPS Commuter Benefit Program recently added shared mobility options. Along with traditional pre-tax options like public transit and parking, the program now offers the following new commuting options to choose from: Biking Bike sharing Scooter rentals Moped rentals Regular Uber and Lyft rides (when ordered directly through the program’s mobile app) Funds can be…

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