In accordance with Article 9.2.C.3.a.(2) of the 2015-2018 National Agreement between the United States Postal Service and the National Rural Letter Carriers’ Association, a national rural route mail count will be conducted for twelve (12) working days beginning Saturday, February 24, 2018 and ending Friday, March 9, 2018. All routes will be counted except those routes which both the regular rural carrier or the rural carrier associate (Designation Code 79), as appropriate, and management agree in writing not to count. The mail count will be effective at the beginning of the fourth full pay period following the end of the count period. (April 28, 2018)
Carriers wishing to opt-out must do so between January 22 and February 2. Management has until February 9 to return their opt-out decision to the carrier.
Please click here to see the Instructions and form for opting-out of the mail count.
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