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New Rural Route Evaluated Dispute Process (RREDP) MOU

The new Rural Route Evaluated Compensation System (RRECS) evaluations will become effective Saturday, October 7, 2023.  The associated PS Form 4241-A is expected to be available to all carriers by Saturday, September 30, 2023. Home | National Rural Letter Carrier’s Association Also see:

UPDATE: NRLCA and USPS Sign MOU Allowing Regular Rural Carriers to Volunteer to Work on Sundays and Provide Assistance on other Rural Routes

Due to continued staffing challenges in rural delivery operations, the Postal Service and the NRLCA have signed the attached MOU regarding two temporary modifications to the USPS-NRLCA National Agreement. Beginning Saturday, September 2, 2023 and continuing through March 8, 2024, regular rural carriers may volunteer to work on Sunday to deliver packages and may also … Read more

New MOU Allowing Regular Rural Carriers to Volunteer to Work on Sundays or Provide Assistance on other Rural Routes

Due to continued staffing challenges in rural delivery operations; the parties have agreed to a temporary limited modification to Article 8.1, which prohibits regular rural carriers working on Sunday; and to Article 30.1.P, which prohibits regular rural carriers from serving all or part of any rural route other than his or her assigned route. No … Read more

UPDATE: MOU Allowing Regular Rural Carriers to Volunteer to Work on Sundays or Provide Assistance on other Rural Routes Extended

The MOU was sent to USPS Labor Relations and HQ Delivery and Field Performance this afternoon with the following instructions: The Postal Service and the NRLCA have signed the attached MOU regarding two temporary modifications to the USPS-NRLCA National Agreement. Beginning Sunday, August 7, 2022, and continuing through February 24, 2023, regular rural carriers may volunteer … Read more

MOU Signed on Rural Route Territorial Adjustments

On August 1, 2022, the USPS and NRLCA signed an MOU on Rural Route Territorial Adjustments. The parties recognize that there is potential impact to rural route evaluations resulting from the implementation of the Rural Route Evaluated Compensation System (RRECS). To limit this impact and ensure that routes are evaluated accurately during the first year … Read more

MOU Allowing Regular Rural Carriers to Volunteer to Work on Sundays or Provide Assistance on other Rural Routes to Expire March 25, 2022

The NRLCA has been notified that the U.S. Postal Service was not willing to extend the below MOU, which allows regular rural carriers to volunteer to work on Sunday and also volunteer to provide assistance on other regular routes in the office. This MOU therefore will expire on Friday, March 25th, 2022. The NRLCA was willing to extend this … Read more

MOU Allowing Regular Rural Carriers to Volunteer to work on Sundays or to work on other routes extended

The attached MOU outlines the temporary modification to two contractual provisions, allowing regular rural carriers who volunteer to work on Sundays or provide auxiliary assistance to other rural routes during the week. This MOU is effective beginning January 1 and continues through March 25, 2022. No regular rural carriers will be required to serve on other routes or perform … Read more

NRLCA and USPS Agree to Extend COVID-19 Memoranda of Understanding (MOUs) Through August 6, 2021

The National Rural Letter Carriers’ Association and United States Postal Service have mutually agreed to extend the Memoranda of Understanding (MOUs) linked below through August 6, 2021: Temporary Expanded Sick Leave for Dependent Care During COVID-19  Temporary Workplace Changes to Promote Social Distancing – COVID-19  Suspension of Temporary Additional Paid Leave for RCAs  The MOU … Read more