NEW: Update on Retro Pay Adjustment

As you know, the Postal Service (USPS) and National Rural Letter Carriers’ Association (NRLCA) ratified and signed a new collective bargaining agreement on March 23, 2022, approximately 6 months ago. The new ratified agreement covers the period May 21, 2021 through May 20, 2024, and provides much-deserved general wage increases and cost-of-living (COLA) adjustments for … Read more

Election Results: 2022-2023 NRLCA National Board

It is with great pride that the National Rural Letter Carriers’ Association announces its newly-elected National Board for the 2022-2023 Association year: President: Ronnie W. Stutts Vice President: Donald L. Maston Secretary-Treasurer: Thomas K. Turner Director of Labor Relations: Bridget Boseak Director of Steward Operations: Shirley Baffa Executive Committeeman, 4-year term: John Adams Executive Committeeman, … Read more

2022 NRLCA National Convention Daily Newsletters

The daily NRLCA National Convention newsletters can be found here for viewing/downloading: Vol. 116, Issue 01: Monday AM, September 5, 2022 Vol. 116, Issue 02: Monday PM, September 5, 2022 2022 NRLCA National Convention Daily Newsletters

Update on Rural Carrier Pay Schedules and Back Pay

The National Office has received numerous calls and messages regarding the status of rural carrier salary schedules and back pay. The USPS is required to calculate and pay the retroactive salaries as soon as administratively possible. However, due to the complexities of the rural carrier salary structure, programming the payroll system that is required to make … Read more

NRLCA and USPS Agree to Extend COVID-19 MOUs Through May 6, 2022

The National Rural Letter Carriers’ Association and United States Postal Service have mutually agreed to extend the Memoranda of Understanding (MOUs) linked below through May 6, 2022 Temporary Expanded Sick Leave for Dependent Care During COVID-19 Temporary Workplace Changes to Promote Social Distancing – COVID-19 Temporary Paid Leave for Rural Carrier Associates

USPS Self-Service Profile (SSP) Passwords Need to Be Reset as of April 24, 2022

The Postal Service is revising the information security policies related to the employees’ password criteria for their Self-Service Profile (SSP). The self-service password created in SSP is used to access a range of resources, including LiteBlue, Postal Ease, ePayroll, eRetire, eOPF, eReassign, ldeaSmart (external), and HERO (external). Strong and unique passwords act as the first … Read more

MOU Allowing Regular Rural Carriers to Volunteer to Work on Sundays or Provide Assistance on other Rural Routes to Expire March 25, 2022

The NRLCA has been notified that the U.S. Postal Service was not willing to extend the below MOU, which allows regular rural carriers to volunteer to work on Sunday and also volunteer to provide assistance on other regular routes in the office. This MOU therefore will expire on Friday, March 25th, 2022. The NRLCA was willing to extend this … Read more

2021-2024 NRLCA-USPS Tentative National Agreement Has Been Ratified

Pursuant to Article XI, Section 4 of the NRLCA Constitution, the Ratification Committee has completed the tabulation of ballots and reports that the 2021-2024 NRLCA-USPS Tentative National Agreement has been ratified by a vote of 15,431 to 6,126, or 72 percent voting in favor of ratification.  A more detailed report from the Ratification Committee is posted below … Read more