7-12 Contracts With Former Postal Service Officers, Executives, and Employees, and Employees and Their Immediate Families

The Postal Service does not award contracts to (1) Postal Service employees, (2) their immediate families, or (3) business organizations substantially owned or controlled by Postal Service employees or their immediate families. A Postal Service employee is any Postal Service officer or any employee working on a full-time or part-time basis in a career or non-career position, specifically persons in temporary positions such as Postmaster replacements and rural carrier reliefs. Immediate family refers to the spouse of, minor child or children of, or other individual related by blood to an employee and residing in the employee’s household.