From USPS Postal Bulletin
October 10, 2010
New USPS Instructions for Reemploying Former or Retired Postal Employees
Management Instruction EL-500-2010-4, Contracting With Individuals or Rehiring Into Career Nonbargaining Positions
Management Instruction (MI) EL-500-2010-4, Contracting With Individuals or Rehiring Into Career Nonbargaining Positions, is now available on PolicyNet and is effective immediately.
This MI provides guidance on the reviews and approvals required prior to contracting with or reemploying specified individuals, including former and/or retired postal or federal civilian employees, into career nonbargaining positions. Specifically, this MI:
- Establishes the process for requesting contracts with individuals.
- Defines the categories under which persons may be utilized to perform work for the Postal Service™.
- Identifies the Human Resources authorities responsible for determining whether the request to contract with an individual may proceed.
MI EL-500-2010-4 is available on the Postal Service PolicyNet website:
Go to http://blue.usps.gov.
Under “Essential Links” in the left-hand column, click PolicyNet.
(The direct URL for the Postal Service PolicyNet website is http://blue.usps.gov/cpim.)
— Corporate Personnel Management, Employee Resource Management, 10-7-10