2015 – 2018 contract


2015 – 2018 National Agreement between the USPS and the NRLCA

This special contract edition of the magazine represents the complete, current National Agreement between the USPS and the NRLCA. It supersedes the provisions of the 2010 USPS-NRLCA National Agreement. This Agreement (referred to as the USPS-NRLCA 2015 National Agreement) is…




USPS: Done deal – USPS, NRLCA sign new contract

Pictured: PMG Megan J. Brennan and NRLCA President Jeannette Dwyer, seated, sign the new agreement at USPS headquarters. Joining them are, from left, USPS Contract Administration Manager Cathy Perron, Chief Human Resources Officer Jeffrey Williamson, Labor Relations VP Doug Tulino,…


2015-2018 Contract Signed Between USPS and NRLCA

2015-2018 Contract Signing Ceremony Monday, April 25, 2016 United States Postal Service Headquarters Seated (L-R): Megan Brennan (USPS Postmaster General, Chief Executive Officer), Jeanette Dwyer (NRLCA President) Standing (L-R): Cathy Perron (USPS Manager, Contract Administration (NRLCA)), Jeffrey Williamson (USPS Chief…


2015-2018 National Agreement Ratification Official Results

Pursuant to Article XI, Section 4 of the NRLCA Constitution, “ratification ballots shall be totaled by state, and the results posted on the NRLCA website.” Twenty Thousand One Hundred and Seventy Four (20,174) ballots were processed. The results are: IN…


USPS statement on ratification of NRLCA contract

The National Rural Letter Carriers’ Association (NRLCA) membership has ratified a new three-year labor contract with the Postal Service. The contract covers approximately 119,000 employees represented by the union. Highlights of the agreement include annual general wage increases, a reduction…


Rural Carrier contract approved by the membership

Pursuant to Article XI, Section 4 of the NRLCA Constitution, the Ratification Committee has completed the tabulation of ballots and reports that the 2015-2018 NRLCA-USPS Tentative National Agreement has been RATIFIED by a vote of 16,739 to 3,368, or 83…


Update on Rural Carrier Contract Ratification

On Wednesday, February 10, 2016, announcement of a Tentative Agreement on a three-year contract was posted to the NRLCA website “What’s New“ newsfeed. Article XI Section 1 in part requires that at least one ratification meeting shall be held within…


NRLCA Ratification Meeting Notice Information Update

The National Officers will conduct ratification meetings on the tentative three-year contract between the NRLCA and the USPS in March. Listed below are the meeting dates, assigned officers, and meeting locations. Members should watch for their official notification in the…



NRLCA and USPS contract negotiations come to an impasse

On Wednesday, May 20, 2015, after more than two months of contract talks, the NRLCA and USPS reached impasse over the terms of a new collective bargaining agreement. Early this week it appeared as if the parties were making progress…


APWU is not the only contract that ends this week

The rural carrier contract ends on May 20th, 2015.  Just two days from now.  The NRLCA previously announced back in March that they were going into negotiations but we have not received any information.  Will we get any information before…