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Christmas Pay Procedures for Rural Carriers

The 2018 Christmas period for rural carriers begins Saturday, December 1, 2018 (Week 2, Pay Period (PP) 25–2018), and ends Friday, December 21, 2018 (end of Pay Period 26-2018). During this period, certain timekeeping and pay rules apply. Timekeepers, including…


More heroes in the rural carrier craft

Brandy Pleasants, Ashland, VA Rural Carrier Brandy Pleasants was delivering mail on a spring day in Ashland, VA, when she stopped at a convenience store. Pleasants discovered that the clerk was in medical distress and urgently needed care as he…


Rural Carriers in Florida need our help

To give immediate help, donate through paypal to JTouchton76@gmail.com Also need paper towels, baby wipes, work gloves, brooms, dust pans, garbage bags, etc. Not in Florida but want to help? Here’s the address to ship any supplies to. Julie Touchton will make…



EMA to remain unchanged at 74.0 cents per mile

On September 14, 2018, the Bureau of Labor Statistics released the August 2018 Consumer Price Index for Urban Wage Earners and Clerical Workers (CPI-W) which established the Private Transportation Index at 210.794, an increase, albeit slight, from the May 2018…



Rural Carrier Heroes across the country!!

Michele Williams, Ocklawaha, FL Rural Carrier Michele Williams was on her way to work recently in Ocklawaha, FL, when she spotted a disabled customer being attacked by a dog. Williams stopped to assist the man, using dog repellent spray to…