USPS Clarifies Some Early-Retirement Deadlines

 APWU News

The Postal Service has informed the APWU that the deadline for eligible employees who wish to apply for Voluntary Early Retirement (VER) effective June 30 or July 31 is June 19. The USPS has also designated June 19 as the “irrevocable” date, by which employees who have applied for retirement but wish to withdraw their applications must do so.

Employees who wish to apply for VER effective May 31 must do so by May 15; the irrevocable date for May 31 retirements is May 15 as well.

An April 20 letter [PDF] to APWU President William Burrus noted that a previous correspondence contained the deadlines for May 31 retirements only