Pursuant to the release of the January 2024 Consumer Price Index – Urban Wage and Clerical Workers (CPI-W), and in accordance with Article 9.1.E, the sixth and final COLA adjustment of the 2021-2024 National Agreement will result in a $353.00 increase for eligible rural carriers. This COLA adjustment will be effective March 9, 2024 (PP … Read more
The NRLCA was notified this afternoon that at the start of the new leave year, some sick leave tracking fields were not reset for Des/Act 79-0 RCAs. This resulted in the SL balance in PP 03 including the total amount of SL earned in 2023. The error was discovered and IT corrected the tracking fields … Read more
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
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
Attention Carriers: REMINDER: Everyone should be making sure that their Edit Book is up to date and the DPM-LTM systems have been updated with the most current data. This needs to be done now, prior to the beginning of the next Mini Mail Survey (February 24-March 8). We need to be proactive to make sure the … Read more
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
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.
**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.
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
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
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:
Today, we observe Rural Carrier Remembrance Day by honoring those rural carriers who have lost their lives while performing their duties as USPS employees.
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
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! 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.