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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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SC rural carrier killed while on delivery route

WILLIAMSBURG COUNTY, S.C. (WCSC) – Authorities are searching for a suspect in the murder of a Williamsburg County mail carrier. Coroner Harrison McKnight says the victim, Irene Pressley, was found shot to death Monday afternoon in her SUV on Morrisville…




You don’t need super powers to be a superhero

Sergio Cobain, Brooksville, FL Rural Carrier Sergio Cobain was delivering mail in Brooksville, FL, in January when he spotted a customer lying on the ground beside a road. Cobain rushed to check on the woman, who was unconscious, and immediately…





Rural Carrier heroes across the country

Bridget Lipp, Abrams, WI Rural Carrier Associate Bridget Lipp was delivering mail in March on an isolated dead-end road in Abrams, WI, when she spotted a 95-year-old customer, Alma Rowell, on the ground outside her home. Lipp rushed to aid…


Special Tentative Agreement Edition 2019 Issue of Magazine Posted

The Special Tentative Agreement Edition 2019 issue of the National Rural Letter Carrier magazine has been posted in the “Magazine” section of the website under “Current Issues.” Important! Look inside this issue for: Tentative Contract Language and Explanations Scheduled Time, Place, and…


NRLCA: Notification of Ratification Meetings

Dear NRLCA Active Craft Member: The NRLCA and the USPS have reached a tentative agreement on a new collective bargaining agreement: the 2018-2021 National Agreement between the USPS and the NRLCA. Pursuant to Article XI of the NRLCA Constitution, National…



We have a tentative contract. What happens now?

A tentative agreement has been reached between the NRLCA and the USPS. Here’s what will happen next. Within the next few weeks, union members will get a special edition magazine which will have the proposed contract language and further explanations…