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The PMG just announced that the USPS will participate in the day of mourning per 519.4 of the ELM
Management just released the following statement : President Donald J. Trump has Dec. 5 as a national day of mourning throughout the United States and has called on the American people to pay homage to memory of former President George H.W. Bush on that day.
Out of respect for President Bush, the nation’s 41st commander in chief, and to honor his vast contributions to the United States during his lifetime, and consistent with the presidential proclamation, the Postal Service will observe the national day of mourning.
The Postal Service will suspend regular mail delivery and retail service Dec. 5. USPS will provide limited package delivery service on that day to ensure that the Postal Service network remains fluid and USPS does not experience any impacts to its package delivery operations that might negatively affect customers or business partners during the remainder of the busy holiday season.
All Postal Service facilities — including headquarters in Washington, DC, and area and district administrative offices — are included in the national day of mourning. Local managers will advise employees on staffing levels to maintain operations and prepare for the resumption of regular activities Thursday, Dec. 6.
Pay and leave administration for the national day of observance for affected bargaining unit employees is governed by section 519.4 of the provisions of May 4, 2000, memorandums of agreement between the Postal Service and the APWU
Industrial Relations Director
American Postal Workers Union, AFL-CIO
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Download: ELM National Day of Observance.pdf , MOU day of observance.pdf
Please read and be aware that Trump and the GOP is trying to privatize the USPS.
This is the bill that was introduced into congress just recently. Members please contract your local and state reps to cosponsor this bill.
H.Res.993 - Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that Congress should take all appropriate measures to ensure that the United States Postal Service remains an independent establishment of the Federal Government and is not subject to privatization.
Trump proposes USPS privatization. Click link to read article.
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