MAIL COUNT

Step 4 – Separation of Collection Mail

The issue in this grievance concerns the proper handling and disposition of mail collected/accepted on a rural route. Specifically, the issues in the case involved the proper credit for collection mail during mail count when management requires the carriers to…

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Step 4 – Unloading-Time to Retrieve Conveyance

The issue in this grievance concerns whether rural carriers should receive additional credit during a mail count for obtaining equipment to unload the vehicle. The parties have defined unloading as the time associated with the removal of empty equipment, supplies…


NRLCA – Special Mail Count

At the 2019 National Convention PMG Megan Brennan announced that there will be no Nationally called Mail Count for all rural routes the last two (2) weeks in September. The only routes that will be counted will be those that…








Mail Count Credit for International Scans

The attachments address the Postal Services position on scanning International Scans. The NRLCA received several calls related to instructions by management to not scan certain International pieces of mail depending on the letter the scan started with. Postal Headquarters has…




September Mail Count… Who and When and Why?

September mail counts have always been confusing.  Sometimes we all count, sometimes we don’t..  So, hopefully this will help clear things up a bit in regard to September mail counts. The most important thing to know is there is ALWAYS…



MMM/3M mail credit during mail count

Who knows what MMM mail or 3M mail? MMM is mail from your DPS that is: Missorted – This is mail that belongs to a different route in your office. Missequenced– This is mail that is out of sequence in your…



Mail Count – Let the Games Begin

  Let the games begin, because really that is what they are.. Games.. I mean what other time of year are we considered “petty” when we ask for time for things we do EVERYDAY?  These are not fun games, these…