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NRLCA has adopted a National Member Recruitment Initiative

RAFT (Recruit A Friend Today) National Recruitment Initiative Recruitment Period: December 1, 2013 -June 30, 2014 The National Board has endorsed and adopted a national recruitment initiative called    RAFT (Recruit A Friend Today). This special initiative commenced December 1, 2013, and will run through the end of the Association year June 30, 2014. As an incentive … Read more

NRLCA Saddened by Carrier Shooting in Landover, MD

The NRLCA expresses its sincere condolences to the family, friends and coworkers of our fellow Postal employee, Tyson Barnette, who was killed this past weekend.  Mr. Barnette, a City Letter Carrier was gunned down while delivering mail in Landover, MD, a suburb of Washington D.C., on the evening of November 23.  He was 26 years … Read more

NRLCA Form 30 Required for Worker's Compensation Assistance

If you have any questions or concerns pertaining to a Worker’s Compensation issue, please contact Devin Cassidy, Director of Worker’s Compensation. To receive assistance, you will first need to submit a NRLCA Form 30. This Form 30 must be received in the National Office before Devin can assist you with your issues. The Form 30 can be downloaded … Read more

Coming Soon – Joint NRLCA/USPS Safety Teams

You may have noticed teams that include a rural carrier and manager coming to local offices. This is part of a newly created joint initiative between the NRLCA and USPS dealing with rural carrier safety. These teams go to offices to evaluate the safety of the office and talk with carriers as to any unsafe … Read more

NRLCA: Formulas to Determine Additional DPS Compensation

When a carrier on a route being compensated under the DPS standards (letters and/or flats) is required to case all or a significant portion of its DPS letters and/or flats, due to circumstances that have left all or some portion of the DPS letters and/or flats in an out of sequence condition, such as machine … Read more

NRLCA Press Release: NRLCA Elects Jeanette P. Dwyer as First Female National President

NRLCA Elects Jeanette P. Dwyer as First Female National President – MarketWatch: “Jeanette P. Dwyer, a 30-year career postal employee, has been elected the first female national president in the 108-year history of the National Rural Letter Carriers’ Association (NRLCA). The election was held during the union’s 107th National Convention in Savannah, GA. Dwyer, a … Read more


Recently, criticism has arisen over how the NRLCA-PAC contributes to Congressional campaigns. The NRLCA-PAC works to represent rural carrier issues on Capitol Hill by supporting key Senators and Representatives. Unfortunately, financial support of a campaign does not guarantee the Senator or Representative will support legislation favorable to our issues or positions. The process for selecting … Read more

NRLCA Contributions to Federal Candidates

Total Receipts $1,297,789 Total Spent (view expenditures) $1,255,141 Begin Cash on Hand $111,817 End Cash on Hand $154,430 Debts $0 Date of last report December 31, 2010 Contributions from this PAC to federal candidates (list recipients)(71% to Democrats, 29% to Republicans) $876,500 Contributions to this PAC from individual donors of $200 or more ( list … Read more

Do you want to see what 10k of our PAC money bought?

According to Opensecrets, the NRLCA gave Issa 10k to his campaign committee in 2009-2010 election cycle. And what did we get for our money?  One big anti union, anti worker, attack on USPS unions. I could have told you and anyone else that Issa would NEVER be a friend of unions, yet we still gave … Read more


Over the past several years rural carriers across America have volunteered to join the NALC to collect food in over 10,000 cities and towns in all 50 states in an effort to “Stamp out Hunger” for needy families, to include children and the elderly. While the NRLCA fully supports this worthwhile cause and has become … Read more