Articles by Rural Info

Veterans are near and dear to the heart of the NRLCA. More than one in five rural carriers are veterans, ... Read More
Joshua McGlone, Wheelersburg, OH Rural Carrier Joshua McGlone was delivering mail on a July day in Wheelersburg, OH, when he ... Read More
In mid-October, I spoke with a mail carrier who works at a midsize hub of the U.S. Postal Service in ... Read More
Due to the anticipated increase in package volume for the 2018 holiday season, the United States Postal Service and the ... Read More
The 2018 Christmas period for rural carriers begins Saturday, December 1, 2018 (Week 2, Pay Period (PP) 25–2018), and ends ... Read More
Brandy Pleasants, Ashland, VA Rural Carrier Brandy Pleasants was delivering mail on a spring day in Ashland, VA, when she ... Read More
To give immediate help, donate through paypal to Also need paper towels, baby wipes, work gloves, brooms, dust pans, ... Read More
There are certain rural carrier provisions that happen around the new Guarantee year and the end of the year.  I ... Read More
On September 14, 2018, the Bureau of Labor Statistics released the August 2018 Consumer Price Index for Urban Wage Earners ... Read More
Postal Service™ managers must effectively manage rural carriers who work under the provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), ... Read More
Michele Williams, Ocklawaha, FL Rural Carrier Michele Williams was on her way to work recently in Ocklawaha, FL, when she ... Read More
The NRLCA National Board has designated the week of October 21-27. 2018 as “National Steward Recognition Week”. We hope you ... Read More
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The Kent County Health Department has had a good response so far from rural carriers to its survey designed for ... Read More
The Kent County Health Department (KCHD) in Grand Rapids, Michigan is working with the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) to investigate ... Read More
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 24, 2018 For additional information contact: Steve Kelso at (616) 632-7274 or Early Cluster of ... Read More
At the close of the National Convention in Grand Rapids, we began to receive reports that some attendees were experiencing ... Read More
 GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. - Approximately 100 people have fallen ill following a convention held at the DeVos Place in ... Read More
Todd Blanchard, Niles, OH Niles, OH, Rural Carrier Todd Blanchard was delivering mail during the winter when he came upon ... Read More
It is with great pride that the National Rural Letter Carrier’s Association announces its newly-elected National Board for the 2018-2019 ... Read More
When will the evaluations and intern adjustment become effective? Discussion will be held between the union and the postal service ... Read More
In accordance with Article 9.1.F, roll-in of existing COLA for RCA/RCR employees on the rolls prior to August 11, 2012 ... Read More
Tracey Johnson, Ridgeland, MS Rural Carrier Tracey Johnson was recently delivering mail in a Ridgeland, MS, neighborhood when she spotted ... Read More