Formation[ edit ] At common law, the elements of a contract are offer, acceptance, intention to create legal relations, and consideration. Not all agreements are necessarily contractual, as the parties generally must be deemed to have an intention to be legally bound. A so-called gentlemen's agreement is one which is not intended to be legally enforceable, and "binding in honour only". Offer and acceptance and Meeting of the minds In order for a contract to be formed, the parties must reach mutual assent also called a meeting of the minds.
It has just been reported that explosive devices have been sent through the mail addressed to a number of high-profile individuals and corporate entities. APWU leaders condemn such criminal acts. Our members are rightfully deeply concerned for their own well being and that of the public we serve.
We will share the safety talk as soon as we receive a copy. We urge all our members to be alert and vigilant to protect your safety and well-being and that of your co-workers and the public. The APWU leadership is in constant touch with top postal management as these disturbing events unfold.
As more information comes to light we will keep you updated. Management has told the APWU that it appears only overtime pay was affected although the APWU cannot verify if that is completely accurate at this time.
Previously management had informed us that they had no intention of doing salary advances. Through continued talks and diligently pressing management, the Postal Service has now agreed to provide salary advances to those employees affected. Mandatory Stand-Up Talk Oct. Regular-hour pay is not affected, and Postal Service management is working to correct the issue as quickly as possible.
Adjustments are being made so that missing overtime will be included on the November 2 pay, and other minor adjustments will be on the November 16 pay.
Any employee affected may request a salary advance, which is paid by money order, in accordance with USPS policies. Some policy restrictions on overtime pay advances are being waived for pay period 21 only, to accommodate affected employees.
If you wish to request a salary advance, contact your immediate supervisor. Those employees who have access to a postal computer may refer to the Accounting webpage on Blue for more information. We apologize to all affected employees for any inconvenience.
Thanks for listening, and thank you for all that you do for the Postal Service and our customers. The Postal Service agreed to the following: All current overtime rules including the requirement to use career employees on the OTDL prior to assigning overtime to PSEs beyond 8 hours in a service day remain in place.
PSE work hour guarantees in offices of or more work years will increase from 2 hours to 4 hours for any day they are scheduled and report for work.Federal Human Resources Office (J1/Manpower & Personnel) The Federal Human Resources Office (J1/Manpower & Personnel Directorate) provides personnel support services for the Air National Guard and the Army National Guard.
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