New EMA Charts released – Effective July 7th, 2018

Rural Carriers

In accordance with the provisions of Article 9, section 2.J.3 of Handbook EL-902, Agreement Between the United States Postal Service and the National Rural Letter Carriers’ Association, effective July 7, 2018 (pay period 15-18), the equipment maintenance allowance (EMA) will increase to 74.0 cents per mile or a minimum of $29.60 per day, whichever is greater.



Auxiliary Rural Carriers, Rural Carrier Reliefs, Rural Carrier Associates, Rural Carrier Part-Time Flexibles, and Auxiliary Assistance

Employees providing auxiliary assistance or serving auxiliary routes under provisions of Article 9, section 2.J.5, receive an EMA of 74.0 cents per mile or $8.00 per hour, whichever is greater. This EMA must not exceed the amount provided in the special equipment maintenance allowance for the route stops and miles.

EMA Rate Schedule

The EMA rate schedule supersedes all previously published EMA schedules for employees receiving EMA.

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1 Comment on "New EMA Charts released – Effective July 7th, 2018"

  1. 1222222 | 07/07/2018 at 9:56 pm |

    Do subs get EMA for driving to another post office to deliver packages or a route if directed/requested to do so by management?

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