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Rural Carrier praised for saving customer’s life

Rural Carrier Jennifer Shumway was recently making deliveries in a Sarasota, FL, housing development when she grew worried about a customer whose mail was piling up. Shumway knocked on the woman’s front door and got no answer, so she alerted…



RCA provides help at accident scene

Two postal employees in the Garden State provided assistance on the scene of a two-vehicle accident last December involving a USPS highway contract route driver. Rosenhayn, NJ, Retail Associate Hope Crumb was on her way home from work when she…


Rural Carrier aids terminally ill customer who fell

Rural Carrier Associate Jessica Duez was delivering a package one day last summer to a Gibsonburg, OH, customer she saw standing outside near his garage. As Duez approached the man, he collapsed and struck his head on the driveway. The…



Rural Carrier rescues customer stranded outside

Jeffersonville, GA, Rural Carrier John Newby was delivering mail one day last December when he heard someone yelling for help. Newby soon spotted a customer who had been stranded for two hours on a second-floor balcony at her home. The…


Rural carrier helps customer save son’s life

Rural Carrier Janet Medlin was recently delivering mail to a residence in Leola, AR, when she heard a customer yelling for help. Medlin immediately called 911 and rushed to assist the woman, who was struggling to free her adult son…



EMA Schedules released. Effective July 4th, 2020

On June 10, 2020, the Bureau of Labor Statistics released the May 2020 Consumer Price Index for Urban Wage Earners and Clerical Workers (CPI-W) which established the Private Transportation Index at 187.467, a decrease from the February 2020 Index of…


Mandatory Stand Up Talk: COVID-19 Test Kits in the Mail

The USPS has issued the following Mandatory Stand Up Talk ——————————————————————————————————– As the safety of our employees is always our top priority, this talk is being provided to advise you that COVID-19 related test kits are being mailed through the…




Regular Carriers Working Saturday, July 4, 2020

There is NO agreement between the NRLCA and USPS pertaining to regular rural carriers volunteering or being required to work on the upcoming holiday, Saturday, July 4, 2020. There is no proper contractual method to compensate regular carriers for working…