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Guidelines for Acts of God at the USPS

The Postal Service takes a narrow view on Administrative Leave for Acts of God.  They must be general instead of personal, meaning large groups of employees not being able to make it to work. See more information at the links…


Submitting your edit book DOES NOT update your pay

The most important form in a rural carrier’s work life- The PS Form 4003 The PS Form 4003 contains all the route’s current, active delivery data including an official line of travel, current number of deliveries, miles traveled, authorized dismounts, etc……



Rural Carriers in Florida need our help

To give immediate help, donate through paypal to JTouchton76@gmail.com Also need paper towels, baby wipes, work gloves, brooms, dust pans, garbage bags, etc. Not in Florida but want to help? Here’s the address to ship any supplies to. Julie Touchton will make…




Big Brother is watching you

Hearing news of a new tool corporate is using (supposedly) in every district. It reports (by office) every time a carrier backs up, u-turns, left turns, deviates, accelerates too fast, brakes too fast. They are calling those “Events”. They intend…









September Mail Count… Who and When and Why?

September mail counts have always been confusing.  Sometimes we all count, sometimes we don’t..  So, hopefully this will help clear things up a bit in regard to September mail counts. The most important thing to know is there is ALWAYS…