USPS revises Manager’s Guide to Understanding, Investigating, and Preventing Harassment publication

Effective January 19, 2017, the Postal Service™ is revising Publication 552, Manager’s Guide to Understanding, Investigating, and Preventing Harassment, to reflect changes to the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) Management Directive 110 (MD-110) that broadens the language related to sex discrimination. Guidance was added to ensure supervisors and managers are aware that they may consult […]

USPS: National Dog Bite Prevention Week, May 15–21, 2016

Postal Bulletin:Dog Bite Prevention Week highlighted The Postal Bulletin’s latest issue highlights National Dog Bite Prevention Week, which will take place May 15-21 The U.S. Postal Service continues its tradition of calling attention to one of the nation’s most commonly reported public health problems: dog attacks and bites. From nips and bites to actual attacks, […]

USPS reissues Equal Employment Opportunity Policy Statement

Equal Employment Opportunity Policy Statement Effective March 3, 2016, the Postal Service™ reissued its Equal Employment Opportunity Policy Statement In accordance with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission’s (EEOC’s) Management Directive 715 (MD 715), the policy will be updated annually and prominently posted in all personnel offices, EEO offices, and on the agency’s internal website. This […]

USPS reissues policy on “Workplace Harassment”

Effective March 3, 2016, the Postal Service™ reissued its Postal Service Policy on Workplace Harassment. This policy: Reaffirms the Postal Service’s commitment to providing a work environment free of harassment. Supersedes MOP HR-03-10-2015, Postal Service Policy on Workplace Harassment. The Postal Service Policy on Workplace Harassment is available on the Postal Service PolicyNet website: Go […]

USPS revise forms and creates new Management Instruction on ‘Back Pay’

Revised Forms and New Management Instruction: Update of Back Pay Policy The Postal Service™ created a new Management Instruction EL-430-2015-4, Back Pay, and revised PS Form 8038, Employee Statement To Recover Back Pay; PS Form 8039, Back Pay Decision/Settlement Worksheet; and PS Form 8041, Prearbitration or Agency Settlement Worksheet, to do the following: n Simplify […]

USPS revises policy on converting Postmaster Relief to Career

ELM Revision: Postmaster Relief Conversions to Career Effective December 24, 2015, the Postal Service™ is revising the Employee and Labor Relations Manual (ELM), section 363.1, to modify existing policy requiring a Postmaster Relief (PMR) to be separated before a conversion to a career appointment. There is no longer a need to break service in this […]

USPS: 2015 Christmas pay procedures for Rural Carriers

The 2015 Christmas period for rural carriers begins Saturday, December 5, 2015 (Week 2, Pay Period (PP) 26-2015), and ends Friday, December 25, 2015, end of Pay Period 27-2015. During this period, certain timekeeping and pay rules apply. Timekeepers, including Postmasters, supervisors, and other employees responsible for rural carrier time and attendance recording, should become […]