The Postal Service has provided NAPUS and the LEAGUE sample of letters that will be sent to Part-Time Postmasters that outline policy concerning termination of saved hourly pay and opportunity for Part-time Postmasters in RMPOs to be assigned to a Level 6 career clerk craft position in their office.
This material is a changed from previous information provided to us and posted on our website concerning salary determination for Part-Time Postmasters who accept an assignment to career clerk craft positions.
In accordance with MOU dated September 22, 2014, concerning POStPlan; Part-Time Postmasters who occupy the level 6 position in Remotely Manages Post Office (RMPO) will be offered the opportunity to be assigned to a level 6 full-time clerk position in their office.
Postmasters who accept the opportunity to be assigned to a Level 6 career clerk craft position, will receive a promotional salary increase of 5%. If the salary calculation is above the maximum step of the appropriate salary schedule, the salary will be placed at the top step ($27.30 per hour) of level 6. If the salary calculation is not above the maximum, the resulting salary will be slotted into either PS Schedule 2 or PS Level 3 depending on the career appointment date.
Postmaster who accepts an assignment to career clerk will have their annual leave carryover reduced to bargaining unit ceiling of 440 hours. Employees will be permitted to use the hours in excess of the reduced ceiling during the balance of the 2016 leave year.
Postmasters who accept an assignment to career clerk, and have earned a Pay for Performance (PFP) award for FY 2016, will be paid as a lump sum on January 27, 2017. Postmasters who remain in their position will have any applicable PFP percentage applied to the hourly rate of pay. Part-Time Postmasters who have separated after September 30, 2016, and before the effective date of payment on January 7, 2016, will have the PFP check sent to the employing office.
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