Rural


Another awesome group of Rural carrier heroes

Tanya Morris, Perry, GA, Rural Carrier Tanya Morris was recently delivering mail in Perry, GA, when she spotted smoke pouring out of a customer’s home. Morris immediately called 911 and alerted neighbors, who converged on the scene to check on…


RCAs doing the hero thing

John Bondy, Clark, MO Rural Carrier Associate John Bondy was delivering mail on a wet November day last year in Clark, MO, when he spotted a pregnant customer collapsed on muddy ground near her front porch. Bondy rushed to aid…


Rural Route Digitization Program

On March 25, 2019, the NRLCA was notified that USPS will begin a 6-week “rural route digitization” program. Starting March 28, 2019, USPS will utilize the GPS “breadcrumb” information collected by the MDD (Scanner) to plot the line of travel…



New NRLCA Mobile App

The new NRLCA mobile app is now available for both Apple and Android devices. Go to Apple (App Store) or Google Play and search for NRLCA to download the free official NRLCA mobile app. If you have a current NRLCA…


Small (unofficial) update on the contract

Small (unofficial) update on the contract. They haven’t declared an impasse yet. There are several issues still being discussed. The big ones are: 1) Management wants the authority to go under a K43 when having to adjust routes. Our current…


Rural Carriers making the world a better place

Allyssa Tones, Perry, NY Rural Carrier Allyssa Tones had just finished her day recently at the Perry, NY, Post Office when she spotted smoke billowing from the second floor of a building that houses a bowling alley downstairs and apartments…







Step 4 Settlement – (Q15R-4Q-C 16846401) Amazon Fresh Test

The issue in this grievance concerns the appropriate compensation for rural carriers required to deliver Amazon Fresh totes. The Postal Service began a market test delivering groceries in the San Francisco, California delivery area on August 8, 2014. The test…



Rural Carrier heroes at it again

Ashley Deasey,Buffalo Mills, PA Rural Carrier Ashley Deasey was delivering mail in Buffalo Mills, PA, one day last fall when she saw that a customer’s home was on fire. While calling 911, Deasey rushed to the front door and knocked,…