Transmittal Letter

Employment and Placement

Handbook EL-312 November 2016

Transmittal Letter

A. Introduction. This issue of Handbook EL-312, Employment and Placement, includes changes published in the Postal Bulletin through November 10, 2016. All previous editions of Handbook EL-312 are obsolete.

B. Explanation. This handbook provides employment and placement policy and procedures for the United States Postal Service. These instructions apply to the employment, placement, and assignment of career and noncareer bargaining employees, as well as headquarters, area, and field nonbargaining positions, including most supervisory, managerial, administrative, clerical, and postmaster positions under the following pay systems: (a) EAS, (b) Management Pay Band, and (c) Technical Pay Band. Selections for Attorney Compensation System positions are not covered in this handbook, and this handbook has limited application to the Postal Career Executive Service (PCES).

C. Distribution. Handbook EL-312 is available on the Postal Service Internet and Intranet at: http://about.usps.com/handbooks/el312.pdf.

D. Comments and Questions. Send comments and questions to:

MANAGER
Human Resources (Headquarters)
EMPLOYEE RESOURCE MANAGEMENT
US POSTAL SERVICE
475 L‘ENFANT PLAZA SW RM 9802
WASHINGTON DC 20260-4224

E. Effective Date. This handbook is effective on November 10, 2016.

 

 

Signature of Nancy Rettinhouse

 

Nancy L. Rettinhouse
Vice President
Employee Resource Management