Exception to Citing COVID Related Absences in Separations or Discipline

Email chain that shows Postal Service agreement not to cite COVID related absences in probationary separations or disciplinary actions.

COVID-19 , Probationary Period , Probation

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For all APWU represented employees, in keeping with the intent of the AVP letter on liberal scheduling and leave, and the recent MOUs regarding Dependent Care Leave and noncareer leave, in light of the COVID-19 pandemic, please implement the following guidance:

  • Career, or non-career employees who are serving in their first 90 work days or 120 calendar days (for PSEs)¬†will not have absences taken due to the COVID-19 pandemic cited or considered for disciplinary action or involuntary separation.

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Tags: COVID-19 , Probationary Period , Probation

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