2018-2021 NRLCA-USPS Tentative National Agreement Has Been RATIFIED

Pursuant to Article XI, Section 4 of the NRLCA Constitution, the Ratification Committee has completed the tabulation of ballots and reports that the 2018-2021 NRLCA-USPS Tentative National Agreement has been RATIFIED by a vote of 16,714 to 2,665, or 86 percent voting in favor of ratification. A more detailed report from the Ratification Committee will … Read more

Ratification meeting report by Ruralinfo.net

Ruralinfo.net – I attended my contract ratification meeting yesterday and here are my notes It was agreed that RCAs could be forced to work in other offices, but that they are being forced now, and this will make sure they get mileage pay. It was stressed that it can only be for a full assignment, … Read more

Special Tentative Agreement Edition 2019 Issue of Magazine Posted

The Special Tentative Agreement Edition 2019 issue of the National Rural Letter Carrier magazine has been posted in the “Magazine” section of the website under “Current Issues.” Important! Look inside this issue for: Tentative Contract Language and Explanations Scheduled Time, Place, and Location of Ratification Meetings National Officer Ratification Meeting Assignments The magazines were placed into the … Read more

NRLCA: Notification of Ratification Meetings

Dear NRLCA Active Craft Member: The NRLCA and the USPS have reached a tentative agreement on a new collective bargaining agreement: the 2018-2021 National Agreement between the USPS and the NRLCA. Pursuant to Article XI of the NRLCA Constitution, National Agreements reached between the Association and the USPS shall be presented to Bargaining Unit Members … Read more

We have a tentative contract. What happens now?

A tentative agreement has been reached between the NRLCA and the USPS. Here’s what will happen next. Within the next few weeks, union members will get a special edition magazine which will have the proposed contract language and further explanations from the NRLCA. This issue of the magazine will also list the days of the … Read more

NRLCA Reaches Tentative Agreement with USPS for Three-Year Contract

The National Rural Letter Carriers’ Association and the United States Postal Service have negotiated a Tentative Agreement to cover the 3-year period from May 21, 2018 to May 20, 2021. This Tentative Agreement must be ratified by a majority of the voting membership of the NRLCA to become effective. The highlights of the Tentative Agreement are outlined … Read more

Small (unofficial) update on the contract

Small (unofficial) update on the contract. They haven’t declared an impasse yet. There are several issues still being discussed. The big ones are: 1) Management wants the authority to go under a K43 when having to adjust routes. Our current position is a hard “no.” 2) They also want more flexibility in assigning relief days … Read more

Contract negotiations update

Back in December of 2018, you were notified that NRLCA officers have continued their efforts to reach an agreement on the terms of a new collective bargaining agreement with the Postal Service. The parties have held several meetings, the most recent being this past week. The Union has clearly laid out a number of important, … Read more

Rural Carrier Contract Negotiations Update

Over the past several months, NRLCA officers have continued their efforts to reach an agreement on the terms of a new collective bargaining agreement with the Postal Service. The parties have held several meetings, the most recent being a lengthy meeting this morning between President Stutts and USPS Vice President of Labor Relations Doug Tulino, … Read more