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Uniform Info for Postal Employees
Work Clothes and Uniform Information for USPS Employees
930 Work Clothes and Uniforms
Certain employees must wear prescribed uniforms in performing their duties. These employees are entitled (a) to a uniform allowance to purchase authorized uniform items or (b) to be furnished uniforms that meet Postal Service specifications.
The annual allowance authorized each employee covered by a collective bargaining agreement is determined by the terms of that agreement. Allowances for other employees are set as a matter of policy.
931.13 Types of Clothing
The Uniform Program consists of a number of types of clothing developed for various positions dependent on (a) the level of visibility to the public, (b) the type of work normally performed, and (c) the physical environment in which the employee normally works. The current categories are:
The criteria are different for each type, as well as the procedure necessary to establish or terminate an employee in each category. Installation heads must familiarize themselves with the criteria established for each type so that certifications are made under the correct program.
931.2 Purpose and Scope
Uniforms are provided to certain employees for the following reasons:
931.22 Work Clothes
Work clothes are provided to certain employees:
931.23 Personal Appearance
Supervisors are responsible for continually observing the uniforms of employees and taking appropriate corrective action, when necessary, to ensure employees are properly attired.
The above information is incomplete - to read the complete USPS ELM information regarding Clothes and Uniforms you must visit the USPS ELM
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