2018 Engineer’s Final Report on RRECS obtained through FOIA

This was obtained using the FOIA through the USPS.  It has a lot of info redacted.  Below is an overview of what is in the report by C$$ on my Rural Mail Talk forum.  Some of C$$’s comments are also included..  If you want to see the original posting or join the conversation go to … Read more

New RRECS Overview Slide Presentation and other RRECS Resources

The following Slide Presentation provides a brief overview of the history and development of the RRECS System and its importance to the future of rural carriers and the evaluated system. Further updates and explanatory presentations will be coming soon. Other RRECS resources: NRLCA RRECS MDD Activity Scan Entry Training NRLCA RRECS MDD Activity Scan Entry … Read more

RRECS mapping Information

Information shared in the Wisconsin State paper.  Great info and news we all need to know. https://www.ruralinfo.net/wp-content/uploads/2020/02/RRECS-Newsletter.pdf Full newsletter   Also: Delivery Point Manager User Guide: https://www.ruralinfo.net/wp-content/uploads/2020/02/RSD_DPM_User_Guide_1-1.pdf

Rural Route Evaluated Compensation System (RRECS) Update

February 10, 2020 The NRLCA and the USPS have agreed to move forward with the new mapping program that has been developed and tested. Pilot offices in eight different districts are being mapped now and the process will expand shortly with a goal of getting all rural routes mapped in the next few months. The … Read more

Important update on RRECS – Engineer Study

In January, rural carriers will start doing all of the RRECS scans and all information will start to be recorded with the scanners for 12 months.  All routes will also be mapped in 2020. This will involve the new Zebra scanners and a base hour change to all routes for additional scans. They still haven’t … Read more

Update on Rural Route Evaluated Compensation System (RRECS)

Since the June 23rd, 2018 final report of the panel for the Rural Route Evaluated Compensation System (RRECS) the postal service has had teams developing the software and systems to support RRECS. As we move forward with implementing RRECS, the USPS will conduct an end to end test on 4,205 rural study routes to confirm … Read more

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 when you get the required bank time you will receive the new evaluation. (Mericle) Are … Read more

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 AS YOU WILL This from Delphi: We were told there will be a briefing the … Read more

NRLCA and USPS Extend Time for Comment on the Revised Rural Route Evaluated Compensation System

On October 31, 2017, the parties received the Chairperson’s “recommendation for a Revised Evaluated Compensation System.” Per the MOU creating the ECS time standards project, which was part of the 2012 Clarke Interest Arbitration decision, the parties agreed to a 30-day period for evaluation and comment. However, given the scope of the project, the Chairperson’s … Read more

Engineer Study update shared at state conventions

This is a fairly technical overview and I do not know what some of the acronyms and such stand for, but there is still some good info to be had. Status Overview Development of system is complete – Beta version available Testing of system components is almost completed Bug fxes and minor enhancements underway Integrated … Read more