The effective date of separation for Postmasters accepting their offer is July 31, 2012. Two alternate separation dates — August 31 and September 30 — also are available to the Postal Service to help prevent operational disruptions. Postmasters will be informed if they are assigned an alternate separation date. Mail handlers who accept their offer will separate from USPS August 31, 2012.
Details of how to accept the offers, as well as FAQs and retirement videos, are available at the Workforce Connection website on LiteBlue.