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Election Results: 2018-2019 NRLCA National Board

It is with great pride that the National Rural Letter Carrier’s Association announces its newly-elected National Board for the 2018-2019 Association year: President: Ronnie W. Stutts Vice President: Donald L. Maston Secretary-Treasurer: Clifford D. Dailing Director of Labor Relations: David…


RRECS Q and A at the National Convention

  When will the evaluations and intern adjustment become effective? Discussion will be held between the union and the postal service.. Some of what your asking I cannot answer. (Dwyer) Panel laid out procedure that will track the changes and…


COLA Roll-in For Table Three RCAs/RCRs

In accordance with Article 9.1.F, roll-in of existing COLA for RCA/RCR employees on the rolls prior to August 11, 2012 will be implemented on August 4, 2018 (PP 17-2018). The roll-in amount, ($1144) is the amount equal to the COLA…


Rural Carrier heroes doing what rural carriers do

Tracey Johnson, Ridgeland, MS Rural Carrier Tracey Johnson was recently delivering mail in a Ridgeland, MS, neighborhood when she spotted a little boy by himself alongside a street. He started crying when she stopped and asked him where his mother…



More heroes in the rural craft

Suzanne Mates, Ithaca, MI Rural Carrier Eric Pierce was recently delivering mail on a rainy day in Lavonia, GA, when he saw a worrisome sight: a broken guardrail on a bridge over a lake. Pierce stopped to investigate and spotted…





More rural carrier being heroes

Loraine Hayward, Wysox, PA Rural Carrier Loraine Hayward has been keeping a close eye on a newly widowed older customer in Wysox, PA, and her attentiveness recently made a crucial difference. Hayward was delivering mail to the customer’s garage —…


New EMA Charts released – Effective July 7th, 2018

Rural Carriers In accordance with the provisions of Article 9, section 2.J.3 of Handbook EL-902, Agreement Between the United States Postal Service and the National Rural Letter Carriers’ Association, effective July 7, 2018 (pay period 15-18), the equipment maintenance allowance (EMA) will…


More Engineer study information

UNOFFICIAL.. THIS IS JUST CARRIERS SHARING THE INFO THEY LEARNED AT A CONVENTION. RIGHT NOW IT’S ALL WE HAVE.. KEEP IN MIND THIS CAME FROM CONVENTIONS IN DIFFERENT STATES WHERE DIFFERENT NATIONAL OFFICERS WERE GIVING THE INFORMATION SO TAKE IT…


Rural Carrier State Convention highlights

Skags///Freeloaders///Shame on you for helping rural carriers online/// you are the problem/// if you don’t go to meetings, you don’t deserve the information/// Can anyone guess what all the words and phrases above have in common?  They were words and…



Rural Carrier Heroes doing it again

Benjamin Garcia, Arvada, CO Rural Carrier Associate Benjamin Garcia was recently delivering packages on a secluded street in Arvada, CO, when he spotted a customer in trouble. The woman had gotten stranded underneath a boat parked in her driveway after…