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Salary schedule effective March 4, 2017 (PP 06-2017)

This schedule reflects a $333 cost of living adjustment effective March 4, 2017 (PP 06-2017). The second COLA adjustment of the 2015-2018 National Agreement will result in a $333 increase ...

Cost-of-Living Raises Set for March 4, 2017 for eligible rural carriers

Pursuant to the release of the January 2017 Consumer Price Index - Urban Wage and Clerical Workers (CPI-W), and in accordance with Article 9.1.E , the second COLA adjustment of ...

USPS Job Bid Management (JBM) Outage

The NRLCA has been advised by Postal Headquarters that the Job Bid Management (JBM) system will be down from this Friday, February 17th, through Tuesday, February 21, 2017. All postings ...

Step 4 Settlement on Rural Carrier Associates (RCA) Working in Higher Level Assignments

This case involved management utilizing a rural carrier associate (RCA) to coordinate work with the delivery of Amazon parcels on Sundays. The parties agree that Article 25 allows only regular ...

Rural Carrier Hero: Roger Burnette, Rochelle, GA

Customers in Rochelle, GA, are mourning the recent loss of Roger Burnette, a longtime rural carrier who performed a heroic act shortly before his death. Burnette was delivering mail to ...

Rural Carrier shot, car stolen in Spring Branch, TX, postal inspector says

SPRING BRANCH, Texas – A mail carrier was shot while on her route Saturday morning in Spring Branch, a U.S. Postal Service inspector said. Inspector Michael Martinez said the woman, ...

Rural Carrier Hero: Theresa Nemeth, Port Charlotte, FL

Port Charlotte, FL, Rural Carrier Associate Theresa Nemeth knew a customer well enough to be sure that he wouldn’t have let his mail pile up recently, and that he wouldn’t ...

Rural Carrier Hero: Michael Thomas, Leland, MS

As Rural Carrier Michael Thomas recently approached a mailbox in Leland, MS, he could see a bicycle lying nearby in the grass. But when he got closer, there was more: ...

The NRLCA is currently reviewing H.R. 756 Postal Service Reform Act of 2017

On Jan. 31, House Oversight and Government Reform (OGR) Committee Chairman Jason Chaffetz (R-UT), along with Ranking Member Elijah Cummings (D-MD) and committee members Mark Meadows (R-NC), Dennis Ross (R-FL), ...

Rural Carrier Hero: Debra Feist, White Cloud, MI 

Rural Carrier Associate Debra Feist was delivering mail recently in White Cloud, MI, when she heard a customer call out for help. She found the woman stranded inside her home, ...
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