NRLCA and USPS Sign MOU Concerning Temporary Workplace Changes to Promote Social Distancing – COVID-19

Your National Board and NSS representative(s) have received numerous concerns pertaining to carriers working in close proximity in offices across the country. Your National Board agrees that the social distancing recommendations of the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) are important measures which should be practiced as much as possible to slow the spread … Read more

NRLCA and USPS Sign MOU Concerning Regular Carriers Working Other Routes and on Sundays

The National Rural Letter Carriers’ Association (NRLCA) and the U.S. Postal Service have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) regarding two temporary modifications to the USPS/NRLCA National Agreement regarding work assignments for regular rural carriers due to safety concerns surrounding the coronavirus (COVID-19). During the period beginning Monday, April 6, and continuing through Friday, June 5, … Read more

NRLCA and USPS Sign MOU Expanding Scheduling of Assistant Rural Carriers (ARCs)

On Thursday, March 26th, President Stutts signed an MOU temporarily expanding the scheduling and utilization of Assistant Rural Carriers (ARCs). For the period beginning Monday, March 23, and continuing through Friday, June 5, 2020, ARCs may be scheduled, on a volunteer basis, on non-holiday weekdays to provide auxiliary assistance for package delivery and for casing … Read more

New MOU Allowing Sunday Work for Regular Carriers During 2018 Peak Season

SUBJECT: Sunday Work for Regular Rural Carriers   The U.S. Postal Service and the National Rural Letter Carriers’ Association have signed the attached memorandum of understanding (MOU) to allow regular rural carriers to volunteer to work on the following four (4) Sundays: December 2, December 9, December 16, and December 23, 2018. These volunteer regular … Read more

USPS and NRLCA Sign MOU Expanding Use of ARCs During 2018 Peak Season

Due to the anticipated increase in package volume for the 2018 holiday season, the United States Postal Service and the National Rural Letter Carriers’ Association have agreed to expand the use of assistant rural carriers (ARCs). For the period beginning Monday, November 19, 2018, and continuing through Friday, January 12, 2019, ARCs may be scheduled, … Read more

New USPS/NRLCA LOU regarding payment for SPM scans

The NRLCA signs Letter of Mutual Understanding to address outstanding compensation issues for rural carriers while conducting the test of “Service Performance Measurement” (SPM). This letter also addresses the retroactive compensation for SPMs for the period of September 3, 2016 through September 1, 2017. If you have any questions related to this letter, please contact … Read more

MOU for Proper Compensation When Performing “Service Performance Measurement” (SPM)

Note: this is the same MOU I posted last week that was blurry.. The NRLCA signs Letter of Mutual Understanding to address outstanding compensation issues for rural carriers while conducting the test of “Service Performance Measurement” (SPM). If you have any questions related to this letter, please contact your assigned District Representative or Assistant District Representative. … Read more

New MOU on proper compensation for SPM work orders

I am sorry this is such a blurry copy but hopefully most of you will be able to read it. Hopefully a better copy will be posted on the NRLCA website soon. This letter will serve to confirm our mutual understanding of the proper compensation to be provided to rural carriers when handling the tasks … Read more

USPS instructs rural routes to take DPS Flats directly to the street after fulfillment of RHD agreement

USPS says the MOU-(DPS-Flats-Vehicle-8-11-2014) to allow routes with USPS provided vehicles to case DPS flats is terminated.  They claim they have fulfilled their obligation to put 15000 RHD Employer provided vehicles on rural routes and they will instruct carriers with Employer provided vehicles to cease casing and strapping out DPS flats on March 30th, 2015. Below is … Read more

NRLCA and USPS sign Non-Career Employee Health Benefits (MOU)

Non-Career Employee Health Benefits (MOU) The NRLCA and the USPS signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on Friday, November 14, 2014 that gives many leave replacement carriers the opportunity to enroll in the USPS Non-Career Employee Health Benefits (NCEHB) Plan. Eligible NRLCA-represented employees will receive complete information on the USPS NCEHB Plan from the Postal … Read more

New PostPlan Remotely Managed Post Offices (RMPO) MOU

The USPS and the NRLCA have signed the attached memorandum of understanding (MOU), regarding rural routes that remain domiciled in Remotely Managed Post Offices (RMPO) upon implementation of the Post Office Structure (Post) Plan. Download: RMPO MOU – July 31-2013

NRLCA: EXPIRATION OF AUGUST 15, 2011 MOU

On August 15, 2011, the NRLCA and the USPS signed an MOU that superseded both the July 28, 2008 and the August 10, 2009 MOUs, which provided for certain exceptions to Article 12. Any residual route that was withheld per the August 15, 2011 MOU, that is not in an office scheduled for implementation of … Read more

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