NRLCA updates

2019 National Convention Proceedings Posted

The 2019 National Convention Proceedings are now available to download. CLICK HERE to be directed to the magazine.   To request a printed copy of the National Convention Proceedings, please complete and return the “Request for Convention Proceedings and Other Special Editions of The National Rural Letter…

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Step 4 – Separation of Collection Mail

The issue in this grievance concerns the proper handling and disposition of mail collected/accepted on a rural route. Specifically, the issues in the case involved the proper credit for collection mail during mail count when management requires the carriers to…


Step 4 – Use of Wire Cages for Loading

The issue in this grievance concerns the use of rolling equipment (e.g., wire containers, post cons, etc.) as a conveyance in rural delivery operations. After discussion of this case with the National Board and Legal Counsel we determined that our…


Step 4 – Unloading-Time to Retrieve Conveyance

The issue in this grievance concerns whether rural carriers should receive additional credit during a mail count for obtaining equipment to unload the vehicle. The parties have defined unloading as the time associated with the removal of empty equipment, supplies…




NRLCA – Special Mail Count

At the 2019 National Convention PMG Megan Brennan announced that there will be no Nationally called Mail Count for all rural routes the last two (2) weeks in September. The only routes that will be counted will be those that…