When it is apparent that a unit indicator was affected by a unique occurrence that was beyond a unit’s control, the installation head could consider requesting mitigation. The factor must trigger a measurable impact not only on the NPA composite summary, but on the Pay for Performance overall performance rating as well. In order to qualify for consideration, there must be so significant s change in a unit indicator that it causes a downward change in the NPA composite summary resulting in the PFP overall performance rating to be lowered at least one whole point. The Unit Mitigating Factors – Request-for-Consideration Process must be submitted by the installation head NO LATER THAN FOUR CALENDAR DAYS AFTER THE SEPTEMBER YTD NPA REPORT CARD DETAIL IS PUBLISHED.
Postmaster budgets impacted by the global settlement, that limited Postmaster bargaining unit work (BUW) should have been adjust. If your budget was impacted by the settlement, and not adjusted correctly, you may qualify to file a request for mitigation.
The detailed process for requesting consideration for a mitigating factor is available by clicking on link. Requests and supporting documentation must be submitted within specified time frame to allow for each level’s approval prior to final processing by the area. Now is the time to start the process.