How to Use the Summary of Changes

Find the chapter, subchapter, part, section, or system of records in the first column and read across the other columns to find specific information about that revision.

 

This chapter,

subchapter,

part, or

section…

titled…

was updated to…

in Postal

Bulletin

issue

number

with an issue

date of …

Chapter 5, Employee Benefits

512.222

Service in Other Federal Government Organizations, the District of Columbia, or Gallaudet University

Add that Postal Service Law Department and U.S. Postal Inspection Service employees will receive credit toward their leave computation date for prior federal service with a “Not to Exceed” (NTE) date, effective January 5, 2019, and prospective in application from that date.

22509

12-20-18

512.24e

Service Not Counted

Exempt NTE appointments of Postal Service Law Department and U.S. Postal Inspection Service employees as described in 512.222 from the policy that credit is not allowed for time-limited or temporary service performed on or after January 1, 1977.

22509

12-20-18

590

Thrift Savings Plan

Reflect changes in Thrift Savings Board policies and procedures, to ensure compliance, and to improve efficiency. The revised language is consistent with information provided on tsp.gov.

22510

1-3-19

Chapter 8, Safety, Health, and Environment

831.332

Drivers’ Responsibilities

Add the USPS cell phone use policy so that the ELM corresponds with Handbook EL-801, Supervisor’s Safety Handbook, which includes the policy in section 3-5.4y “Motor Vehicle Safety Rules.”

22513

2-14-19

Chapter 9, Labor Relations

932.11g

Regular Uniforms

Revise the type of postal retail personnel who are required to wear the prescribed uniform while performing their duties to include postmasters at Cost Ascertainment Group (CAG) A-K post offices. Their official assignment must meet specific conditions.

22513

2-14-19

932.22b

Ninety-Day Requirement Exemptions

Add that Postal Support Employees (PSEs) who upon conversion to career status are not required to wait 90 days for uniform eligibility.

22513

2-14-19