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On March 16, 2016, the Bureau of Labor Statistics released the February 2016 Consumer Price Index for Urban Wage Earners and Clerical Workers (CPI-W) which established the Private Transportation Index at 180.021, a decrease from the November 2015 Index which was 188.188. The decrease in the Private Transportation Index was due almost entirely to a change in the component Motor Fuel category from 192.445 (November 2015) to 155.723 (February 2016), a decrease of 36.722 (19.08%). Based on this release, the Equipment Maintenance Allowance for rural carriers will decrease by 2.5 cents to 62.0 cents per mile.
This EMA rate will be effective April 2, 2016 (Pay Period 08-2016).
Once they are received, full EMA schedules will be posted on the Rural Carrier EMA Rate Schedule page.
Source: News Info
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