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New NRLCA Mobile App

The new NRLCA mobile app is now available for both Apple and Android devices. Go to Apple (App Store) or Google Play and search for NRLCA to download the free official NRLCA mobile app. If you have a current NRLCA…


Small (unofficial) update on the contract

Small (unofficial) update on the contract. They haven’t declared an impasse yet. There are several issues still being discussed. The big ones are: 1) Management wants the authority to go under a K43 when having to adjust routes. Our current…


Rural Carriers making the world a better place

Allyssa Tones, Perry, NY Rural Carrier Allyssa Tones had just finished her day recently at the Perry, NY, Post Office when she spotted smoke billowing from the second floor of a building that houses a bowling alley downstairs and apartments…







Step 4 Settlement – (Q15R-4Q-C 16846401) Amazon Fresh Test

The issue in this grievance concerns the appropriate compensation for rural carriers required to deliver Amazon Fresh totes. The Postal Service began a market test delivering groceries in the San Francisco, California delivery area on August 8, 2014. The test…




Rural Carrier heroes at it again

Ashley Deasey,Buffalo Mills, PA Rural Carrier Ashley Deasey was delivering mail in Buffalo Mills, PA, one day last fall when she saw that a customer’s home was on fire. While calling 911, Deasey rushed to the front door and knocked,…


Contract negotiations update

Back in December of 2018, you were notified that NRLCA officers have continued their efforts to reach an agreement on the terms of a new collective bargaining agreement with the Postal Service. The parties have held several meetings, the most…