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SC RCA killed on the route Sunday August 13th, 2017

Eun Bu "Euni" Kim, 60, passed away on Sunday, August 13, 2017 in Bluffton. Euni is survived by her loving husband of 40 years, Chong Se, her son and daughter-in-law, ...
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Rural Carrier Hero: Lois Shumaker, Dillwyn, VA

In Dillwyn, VA, Rural Carrier Lois Shumaker checked on a 95-year-old customer whose mail was piling up. When the woman answered the door, she was distraught, complaining of chest pains ...
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Rural Carrier Hero: Jakyric Driver, Center, TX 

A Postal Service employee in Center, TX, recently helped a 4-year-old girl who was stranded alone at a bus stop on a rainy day. Rural Carrier Associate Jakyric Driver was ...
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Our best days might still be ahead of us.

Fellow rural carrier and retirees: I am writing this out of genuine concern for our union, based on both personal experience, and on statements I have heard recently about events ...
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New USPS/NRLCA LOU regarding payment for SPM scans

This is a temporary copy in order to the get the info out quickly.  When I get a better copy, I will replace this one.  Click the photo to see ...
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Step 4 Settlement on Adjusting Routes to Have Two “K” Route Assignments for a PTF

This case involved management refusing to consolidate a 21-hour auxiliary route into two “J” routes and one “H” route following a mail count to create two “K” route assignments for ...
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Step 4 Settlement on Compensation When Management Required Rural Carriers to Take a (30) Minute Lunch Break

This case involves management requiring rural carriers to take a 30 minute lunch break after 6 hours of work even if the carrier did not want to take a lunch ...
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Rural Carrier Hero: Darryl Plowman, Duncansville, PA

Rural Carrier Darryl Plowman was delivering mail recently in Duncansville, PA, when he noticed a car blocking a mailbox he needed to access. As he pulled over to investigate, Plowman ...
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Rural Carrier RCA Heroes: Heather Solce, Sandpoint, ID; Michelle Winkley-Creamer and Amy Mcleod, Waldoboro, ME

Residents of a Sandpoint, ID, neighborhood were grateful that Rural Carrier Associate Heather Solce spotted a house fire while delivering mail and called 911.Although firefighters couldn’t save the structure, which ...
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Rural Letter Carriers Local Treasurer in Michigan Charged

On June 2, Brenda Schaefer, former treasurer of National Rural Letter Carriers Association Local 39, was charged in U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan in a one-count ...
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