Paid parental leave for USPS employees included in postal reform bills

Employees of the U.S. Postal Service could soon be included in federal provisions guaranteeing 12 weeks of paid parental leave under legislation reported favorably out of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee May 13.

The committee passed two USPS reform bills — the Postal Service Reform Act and the Postal Service Improvement Act — aimed at modernizing mail delivery operations and removing financial stressors on the agency.

The first bill would eliminate the prefunding mandate for USPS retiree health care, one of the greatest financial strains currently placed on the agency.


CONTINUE READING AT » www.federaltimes.com
Subscribe
Notify of
0 Comments
Inline Feedbacks
View all comments