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NRLCA updates Mini Mail Survey page

The next RRECS Mini Mail Survey will be held February 24 to March 8, 2024. Evaluations will be effective April 6. Only Random Letters and Flats, Walking Distances, PARS Labels and recurring Miscellaneous Activity not captured by the automated standards, will be measured or counted. NEW! Mini Mail Survey Refresher Training NEW! NRLCA Mini Mail Survey Presentation NEW! Mini … Read more

USPS to Launch New MyHR Website

The NRLCA has been notified of a planned January 23, 2024, launch of a new MyHR website.  MyHR is a new, modernized website equipping USPS employees with easily accessible, centralized, and simplified human resources (HR) information and tools.  Employees will be able to access the MyHR website via LiteBlue. Stand up talk Power Point Presentation

Fake NRLCA website

From our National NRO Kirby Rickets- All, I am not sure if you are aware of this, but someone just made us aware of this fake website purporting to be the NRLCA: https://www.nrlca-hq.org/ The National Office is looking into what can be done, but for now please warn all the carriers that you can. Thanks Kirby … Read more

Payroll issue affecting approximately 2,200 rural craft employees

The NRLCA has learned of a payroll issue affecting approximately 2,200 rural craft employees. This is unacceptable. Rural carriers expect and deserve timely compensation for work performed. Additional information will be posted on the NRLCA website (www.nrlca.org) once verified.

2024 Rate Information for Rural Carrier Benefit Plan

  **NOTE: RCBP members in Self Plus One are highly recommended to change to Family enrollment for lower premiums.**  Click here to view the 2024 Rural Carrier Benefit Plan Brochure and here for the 2024 Summary of Benefits and Coverage. 

Steward Recognition Week – October 15-21, 2023

The NRLCA National Board has designated the week of October 15-21, 2023 as “National Steward Recognition Week.” We hope you will join us in showing our stewards at every level that their dedication and commitment do not go unnoticed. Let us praise our stewards at least as often as we criticize and remember that they … Read more

IMPORTANT: 908 Routes Prematurely Implemented on 9/23

From NRLCA We were notified today by Postal HQ that there were 908 routes prematurely implemented on 9/23, one pay period ahead of time. 668 of the routes went up in evaluation and the Postal Service has agreed to not attempt to collect the overpayment as it was no fault of the carriers. There were … Read more

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:

Rural Carrier Remembrance Day

Today, we observe Rural Carrier Remembrance Day by honoring those rural carriers who have lost their lives while performing their duties as USPS employees.

UPDATE: USPS Payroll Issues During Pay Period 18

Rural Carriers: The USPS is working to remedy the payroll errors that occurred in pay period 18. Eagan is working through the adjustments from PP 18 and they believe they will have them finished by the end of the current PP (PP20). Although there have been sporadic reports of missing pay checks or $0 pay … Read more

EMA to Increase 3 Cents Per Mile Effective October 7, 2023

On September 13, 2023, the Bureau of Labor Statistics released the August Consumer Price Index for Urban Wage Earners and Clerical Workers (CPI-W) which established the Private Transportation Index at 279.590, an increase from the May 2023 Index of 271.037. Therefore, based on the August  2023 CPI-W release, the Equipment Maintenance Allowance (EMA) for rural … Read more

Today marks the 120th birthday of the NRLCA

Today marks the 120th birthday of the NRLCA! On September 12, 1903, approximately 100 rural carriers from 14 states (early records differ on the exact number) met in Chicago, IL and organized the National Rural Letter Carriers’ Association during the first National Convention.