The National Rural Letter Carriers’ Association and United States Postal Service have mutually agreed to extend the Memoranda of Understanding (MOUs) linked below through August 6, 2021:
- Temporary Expanded Sick Leave for Dependent Care During COVID-19
- Temporary Workplace Changes to Promote Social Distancing – COVID-19
- Suspension of Temporary Additional Paid Leave for RCAs
The MOU to allow regular carriers to work on other routes WAS NOT extended and is no longer in effect.
In accordance with Article 30.1.P, “A regular rural carrier shall not be required to serve all or part of any rural route other than his or her assigned route…” A regular rural carrier may no longer volunteer for these duties.
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