New EMA Rate – Effective January 2, 2021 (Pay Period 02-2021)


On December 10, 2020, the Bureau of Labor Statistics released the November 2020 Consumer Price Index for Urban Wage Earners and Clerical Workers (CPI-W) which established the Private Transportation Index at 199.76, a decrease from the August 2020 Index of 200.83. Therefore, based on the November 2020 CPI-W release, the Equipment Maintenance Allowance (EMA) for rural carriers will decrease 0.5¢ to 70.0¢ per mile.

This EMA rate will be effective January 2, 2021 (Pay Period 02-2021).

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Screwed again