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USPS Social Media Reminder

Your national officers have received concerns that carriers are posting pictures and videos of mail and pictures of the MDD showing tracking numbers of parcels, etc. The article linked below was recently included in a Postal Service LINK. We want…


Business closed–hold mail extended through May 30, 2020

Business closed–hold mail extended through May 30, 2020 April 30, 2020 The USPS has issued the below Mandatory Stand-Up Talk for employees. —————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————–   The Postal Service is committed to assisting businesses impacted by the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic….


Rural Carrier Heroes – Doing their hero thing again

Meet the Heroes Kathryn Lidstrom  Fairfield, MT, Rural Carrier Kathryn Lidstrom was recently delivering mail in a Fairfield, MT, neighborhood when she noticed an older customer operating a weed trimmer near an irrigation ditch on his property. Read more Pamela…



UPDATE: Retro Payments To Be Made on May 15, 2020

We have been advised by Postal Service Headquarters officials that rural carriers will see the contractual retro payment in their May 15, 2020 paycheck/direct deposit. This delayed payment remains inexcusable, excessive, unreasonable, and unprecedented. The Step 4 grievance we filed…



Ruralinfo.net is celebrating 15 years!

Our Story: Not totally sure of the exact date I started Ruralinfo.net. The domain creation date was April 4th, 2007. I ran the website for about 2 years on a free Google website.. So this website is AT LEAST 15…