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OUT IN STYLE: Hatten celebrates years as a rural mail carrier

Allen E. Hatten is not in the habit of going around wearing a tuxedo all willy nilly. And, perhaps not many rural mail carriers don a tuxedo for their retirement ...
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Rural Carrier Hero: Kimberly Huckabey, Noel, MO

Rural Carrier Associate Kimberly Huckabey was recently delivering mail on her route in Noel, MO, when she spotted smoke billowing from a house. Huckabey immediately called 911, and although she ...
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EMA Rate to increase by 2 cents Effective January 6, 2018 (Pay Period 02-2018)

On December 13, 2017, the Bureau of Labor Statistics released the November 2017 Consumer Price Index for Urban Wage Earners and Clerical Workers (CPI-W) which established the Private Transportation Index ...
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Rural Carrier Hero: Terry Dion, Calverton, NY

An older Postal Service customer in Calverton, NY, recently got life-saving help from an attentive rural carrier. Terry Dion was delivering mail to the man, John Stippell, when she noticed ...
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NRLCA and USPS Extend Time for Comment on the Revised Rural Route Evaluated Compensation System

On October 31, 2017, the parties received the Chairperson’s “recommendation for a Revised Evaluated Compensation System.” Per the MOU creating the ECS time standards project, which was part of the ...
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Rural Carrier Hero: Mary Conway, Albia, IA

In Albia, IA, Rural Carrier Mary Conway heard a woman screaming for help as she stood next to a man slumped over the steering wheel of a riding lawn mower. ...
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Rural Carrier Hero: Beverly Yowell, Hollywood, MD

In Hollywood, MD, Rural Carrier Beverly Yowell had a package for an older woman, whom she found bleeding after a tumble down steps at home. Yowell called 911, stayed with ...
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No, ALL RCAs do not get paid hourly during the Christmas period

I keep hearing from RCAs that say they are being told by their Postmaster/Supervisor that all RCAs get paid hourly instead of evaluated during the Christmas period. This is NOT ...
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Valparaiso, IN Rural Carrier Killed in Two-Vehicle Crash

A 65 year old Valparaiso man was killed as the result of a two-vehicle crash this afternoon at U.S. 30 and County Road 575 East in Porter County’s Washington Township.  ...
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Arkansas congressman eulogizes longtime rural letter carrier in speech on U.S. House floor

U.S. Rep. Bruce Westerman paid tribute to Garland County postal worker Larry Robertson on Wednesday, eulogizing his longtime rural letter carrier during a speech on the House floor. Robertson, who ...
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