Our best days might still be ahead of us.

Guest post by JOEL WEESE Fellow rural carrier and retirees: I am writing this out of genuine concern for our union, based on both personal experience, and on statements I have heard recently about events involving our National Board.   I’ll describe my personal experience first.  Several years ago, our State Association reinstated a Family … Read more

Really disappointed with our union

Guest post by MIKE BARNABI I’ve been a card-carrying member of the NRLCA since I was hired in the late 1990s. Any more I’m starting to wonder why. Sure I get timely information and I’ve always been a pro-union guy, but the representation has been nothing short of embarrassing the last couple years. I’m pretty … Read more

Rural Carrier: SWAC Voice Conference 2017 – Video recap

Lots of good information in this video recap by Kevin Terry from the Southwest Area Conference (SWAC).  Take the time to listen.  It has information on the engineer study, mail counts, and much more.   https://youtu.be/LbMszB6UzkE   If you are an RCA, be sure and join his Facebook group and check out his website..

BEING A NATIONAL DELEGATE PART IV

Guest post by Mike Shue. Mike Shue is a recently retired rural carrier.Click below to see all of Mike Shue’s Guest Posts. Click Here This is my final article on being a national delegate. If you’ve read the previous articles, you have made it to the point of the convention proceedings to begin. I will not go … Read more

Becoming a National Delegate Part II

Guest post by Mike Shue. Mike Shue is a recently retired rural carrier.Click below to see all of Mike Shue’s Guest Posts. Click Here Becoming a National Delegate Part II So you’ve been elected as a national delegate, something you’ve been looking forward to and trying to achieve for some time now. What I’m going to talk … Read more

NATIONAL CONVENTIONS FOR BEGINNERS

Guest post by Mike Shue. Mike Shue is a recently retired rural carrier.Click below to see all of Mike Shue’s Guest Posts. Click Here NATIONAL CONVENTIONS FOR BEGINNERS The National Rural Letter Carriers Association’s annual (at this time) national convention is this organization’s meeting in which members come together to receive information and reports on the state … Read more