RRECS mapping Information

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

Back pay delayed again – Step 4 Grievance Filed

On February 21, 2020, the Postal Service notified the NRLCA that the contractual retro payment would be delayed once again due to programming issues within the system. This delay would cause the retro payment to be processed and paid on May 15, 2020. The National Agreement was ratified on August 6, 2019. This latest delay … Read more

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

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

Brief update on the Rural Carrier engineer study

The engineers have turned their attention to the three follow-up activities. Review of the documentation of work methods and work measurement analysis to insure it is correct, complete and presented in a standard format Review of each individual standard with the USPS and the NRLCA Statistical Validation of the standards and Standards time calculations Activities … Read more

Progress report on the Rural Route Engineer Study

The redesign project cranked into high gear early in 2014 when several new high-profile projects were initiated by the Standards Panel consisting of NRLCA Representative, Ken Mericle, USPS Representative, Don Ratliff and the Neutral Chair, Louis Martin-Vega. The Panel has been working closely with IIE Solutions, a team of industrial engineers from the Institute of … Read more

Some information on the new scanners

Some basic information on the new scanners from a rural carrier who just started using it on their route.   The pen attached does not work.. You still have to have the customer sign the 3849. When you deliver something you have to indicate where you left it (in mailbox, at front door, in parcel … Read more

Quick update on the NRLCA/USPS Engineering study

  Thanks for sharing.. DH  Information from union meeting – Main topic of discussion, time study. Seems the USPS has now realized all the unions contracts are expiring in 2015 and they need this time study for negotiations. So the USPS is “now” fully funding the study so that this information can be obtained. There … Read more

The Neutral Engineer for the Rural Carrier Time Study

Dr. Louis A. Martin-Vega is the Dean of Engineering at North Carolina State University in Raleigh, North Carolina. With more than 8,500 students, 700 faculty and staff, and $129 million in annual research expenditures, NC State’s College of Engineering is internationally recognized for the excellence of its research, education and outreach programs. In 2008, the … Read more