conventions

2017 NRLCA National Convention Updates

Updates from various sources – Let’s all thank them for giving us the information. Engineer Study Panel chair recommends everything turned over by October 31st, 2017.  Parties evaluate and comment by November 30th, 2017.   Chair issues final determination by…



Engineer Study update shared at state conventions

This is a fairly technical overview and I do not know what some of the acronyms and such stand for, but there is still some good info to be had. Status Overview Development of system is complete – Beta version…


2016 NRLCA National Convention Proceedings Posted

The 2016 National Convention Proceedings issue of the National Rural Letter Carrier magazine has been posted in the “Magazine” section of the website under “Current Issue”. CLICK HERE to be directed to the magazine.




State Convention and Amazon Stress Test Updates

These updates were sent to Ruralinfo.net by a trusted source and were confirmed as correct by several other sources.  Please join me in thanking those that want to keep information flowing to rural carriers.  If not for them, thousands of…


Updates from the NRLCA Eastern States Conference

The coalition the NRLCA has joined with Apwu/mail-handlers/NALC is very important as we lay aside our differences to fight for 6 day delivery, continued door-to-door delivery, fighting plant closing, and the very survival of the postal service. Although the jury…


2014 NRLCA National Convention Updates

The 2014 NRLCA National Convention was held at the Gaylord Texan resort in Grapevine TX from August 12th, 2014 through August 15th, 2014 Here are some highlights from the 2014 NRLCA National Convention   1.  Biennial convention vote was 594 for…


Highlights from the NRLCA Eastern States Conference

Huge Thank You going out to Jerri Michelle Gatewood for sharing her information with all of us.  First a couple of major issues: Convention entertainment: It is with great joy that I announce that after seven years of personal grass…


NRLCA National Convention Updates

The 2013 National Convention is over. This report would not be here for you to read if not for the generous time and energy from several rural carriers present at the convention. They were kind enough to share the news…


State Convention Updates: 6 part series

This is a series of posts with information that was shared at 2013 State Conventions by National officers of the NRLCA. Part 1: EMA vs USPS vehicles Percentages of route types EMA routes = 49 % USPS routes = 51…



Part 5- State Convention Updates: The Post Plan

The Post Plan The USPS has launched an endeavor to cut service without closing Post Offices Estimated to save half a billion per year after the completion in September 2014 Retail hours will be reduced Lobby and PO Box access…




Part 2: State Convention Update: Labor Relations

Labor relations update from the State Conventions Labor Relations As of April 2013 Year-To-Date = 876 Step 3 Appeals 2011-2012 = 1,273 2010-2011 = 1,534 2009-2010 = 1,396 2008-2009 = 981 2007-2008 = 1,044 2006-2007 = 937 2005-2006 = 972…