NRLCA Board Cancels 2020 National Convention

Less than two months ago, the world as we knew it changed. For the first time in our lives, we are facing a global pandemic. Your National Board has worked day and night to stay on top of rapidly changing information about COVID-19 and its impact on the Postal Service and our bargaining unit, conferring … Read more

IMPORTANT: 2020 State Convention Cancellations

The National Board had a teleconference this past week with the State Presidents. Based on the rampant spread of the COVID-19 virus and a projection of continued growth at least until the end of May, the National Board strongly suggested that the State Associations cancel their 2020 State Conventions until next year in 2021. This … Read more

Important Update: NRLCA Meeting Cancellations

In an effort to comply with the recommendations of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and to protect our rural carrier members and their families, the following NRLCA meetings have been cancelled: Secretary-Treasurer Training Eastern States Conference Legislative Conference Mid-States Conference Western States Conference As more information becomes available, we will provide further … Read more

2019 National Convention Proceedings Posted

The 2019 National Convention Proceedings are now available to download. CLICK HERE to be directed to the magazine.   To request a printed copy of the National Convention Proceedings, please complete and return the “Request for Convention Proceedings and Other Special Editions of The National Rural Letter Carrier magazine” form available here.    If you have previously submitted a request to receive special editions, you do … Read more

NRLCA: Important Update Concerning the National Auxiliary

The NRLCA National Board has made every effort to determine whether the Auxiliary and Juniors will hold their conventions in conjunction with our National Convention. As no definite determination has been communicated, the NRLCA National Board can not coordinate any activities with the Auxiliary or Junior Associations at the 2019 Grapevine National Convention. Be advised … Read more

Highlights from South Atlantic Conference (SAC)

Buy back legislation. Some had thought that it covered post employees but OMB says no. Union came up with language to include Postal Workers in the bill. There is no language included in the bill for who pays. It could end up the employee responsibility for the whole bill, if employer/government has to pay anything, … Read more

Kent County Health Department Survey for NRLCA Convention Attendees

The Kent County Health Department (KCHD) in Grand Rapids, Michigan is working with the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) to investigate an outbreak of influenza-like illness among attendees of the National Rural Letter Carriers Association (NRLCA) National Convention that took place August 12 through August 17 at the DeVos Place Convention Center in Grand Rapids, MI. … Read more

Kent County Health Department News Release: Early Cluster of Flu-Like Illnesses Confirmed as H1N1 Strain

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 24, 2018 For additional information contact: Steve Kelso at (616) 632-7274 or   Early Cluster of Flu-Like Illness Confirmed as H1N1 Strain   GRAND RAPIDS – The Kent County Health Department (KCHD) and the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) have identified the strain of influenza that has now … Read more

Election Results: 2018-2019 NRLCA National Board

It is with great pride that the National Rural Letter Carrier’s Association announces its newly-elected National Board for the 2018-2019 Association year: President: Ronnie W. Stutts Vice President: Donald L. Maston Secretary-Treasurer: Clifford D. Dailing Director of Labor Relations: David L. Heather Director of Steward Operations: Susan T. Knapp Executive Committee Chairman: Shirley Baffa Executive … Read more

Rural Carrier State Convention highlights

Skags///Freeloaders///Shame on you for helping rural carriers online/// you are the problem/// if you don’t go to meetings, you don’t deserve the information/// Can anyone guess what all the words and phrases above have in common?  They were words and statements made by some of our National officers at state conventions across the country. Aside … Read more