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Rural Mail Talk
New Postal Bills Percolating in Congress
Changes in parcel landscape loom large as UPS, Teamsters knock heads again
Spy Shots: New Look at the Karsan Mail Truck Prototype
Panelists discuss President Trump’s Postal Service Task Force
St. Thomas Man Pleads Guilty to Alvaro de Lugo Post Office Burglary
A third suspect is behind bars and charged in the death of a postal worker.
Juvenile facing charges in attempted armed robbery of postal worker
Notice to prospective candidates in the 2018 NALC election
Congress Collaborates in Support of Federal Workers
Ames fire crews use boat to rescue post office carrier from flooded mail truck
Articles by Rural Info
New EMA Rate – Increase of 3.0¢ -Effective July 7, 2018 (Pay Period 15-2018)
On June 12, 2018, the Bureau of Labor Statistics released the May 2018 Consumer Price Index for Urban Wage Earners ...
Compensation for rural carriers required to use satchels
Important Information Regarding the Rural Route Evaluated Compensation System (RRECS)
The engineering panel chaired by Dr. Louis Martin-Vega has shared with the parties most but not all of its final ...
Rural carrier, age 80, to hang up mailbag
Frances Higgs, a rural carrier who has delivered mail for the Superior, MT, Post Office for almost 40 years, will ...
MDD Text messages – Severe safety issues only
Being required to carry satchels
Rural Carrier Heroes – Saving the day
Danny Turner, Tompkinsville, KY Rural Carrier Associate Danny Turner was recently delivering mail in Tompkinsville, KY, when he discovered a ...
Postal Service, National Rural Letter Carriers’ Association Continue Negotiations
The United States Postal Service and the National Rural Letter Carriers’ Association (NRLCA) have agreed to extend contract negotiations on ...
Rural Carrier Heroes: Doing it the rural carrier way
Shannon Santos, Charlotte, NC Charlotte, NC, Rural Carrier Shannon Santos was recently delivering a package to a customer’s home when ...
In Rural America, the Postal Service Is Already Collapsing
As a late-season snow began to fall, Jessica, a mail carrier for the United States Postal Service, sped down a ...
Texas Rural Carrier killed after being struck by 18 wheeler
MAJOR WRECK -- Dorothy Truelock, a USPS mail courier, was stopped on the improved shoulder of US Hwy 79 just ...
Everyday Rural Carrier Heroes
Patricia Dorr, Westport, NY Five dogs and a cat were given a new lease on life recently when an alert ...
NRLCA Statement on Trump’s postal task force
On April 12th, President Trump signed an Executive Order creating a Task Force on the United States Postal Service. The ...
Step 4 Settlement on Bypassing RCAs to Avoid Overtime
This case involves management bypassing an RCA to work on a route that is not the primary assignment when scheduling ...
More Rural Carrier heroes
Suzanne Mates, Ithaca, MI Rural Carrier Suzanne Mates was recently delivering mail on a harsh winter day in Ithaca, MI, ...
Ruralinfo.net is celebrating 11 years of bringing news and information to rural carriers.
I couldn’t be more thankful for the amazing community we have built on Ruralinfo.net. Every time you invest a single ...
NRLCA: EEOC Reaches Final Decision in National Reassessment Program Class Action Lawsuit
Affected Carriers May File Claims for Relief On March 9, 2018, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) issued a final ...
NRLCA to be a National partner in the Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive
President Dwyer’s Opening Statement for 2018 USPS/NRLCA Contract Negotiations
While today is not the time for specifics, we want you to know that any new contract should have appropriate ...
NRLCA: Senate Introduces S. 2629 – Postal Service Reform Act of 2018
On March 22, Senators Tom Carper (D-DE), Jerry Moran (R-KS), Heide Heitkamp (D-ND), and Claire McCaskill (D-MO) introduced the bipartisan ...
In memoriam – Sheila Coffman, RCA, Hot Springs Arkansas
Sheila Coffman was a RCA in Hot Springs, AR 71901 and her mother is a Rural Carrier at 71901 - ...
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SPECIAL CHARITY POSTAL TEE AND NEW DESIGNS - TAKE 10% OFF FOR A LIMITED TIME. VISIT OUR SHOP I ...
New Rural Carrier Salary Charts – March COLA included
Salary schedule effective March 3, 2018 (PP 06-2018), which includes $520 increase for eligible rural carriers ...