UPDATE: Retro Pay Adjustment to be in February 17 Check

Per NRLCA  UPDATE: Retro Pay Adjustment to be in February 17 Check UPDATE: Please be advised that the retro pay due to rural carriers will be reflected in the February 17th paycheck. *** As you know, the Postal Service (USPS) and National Rural Letter Carriers’ Association (NRLCA) ratified and signed a new collective bargaining agreement … Read more

General Wage Increase Set for November 19, 2022

In accordance with Article 9.1.A.2, effective November 19, 2022 (PP 25-2022), the basic annual salary schedule (Tables One and Two) shall be increased by an amount equal to 1.3% of the appropriate February 27, 2021, salary schedule. Further, in accordance with Article 9.1.H.2, effective November 19, 2022 (PP 25-2022), Rural Carrier Associates (RCAs) and Assistant … Read more

Basic wage increase coming for rural carriers on November 19th, 2022

According to Article 9.1.A.2 of the National rural carrier contract, rural carriers will receive a basic wage increase on November 19th, 2022 of 1.3% of the appropriate February 27, 2021, salary schedule. Will rural carriers get it on time or will it be delayed like everything else due rural carriers? We will see!!

Updated Salary Schedules to be Effective July 16, 2022

The USPS have brought all salary schedules up to date, as required under the 2021-2024 National Agreement. The salary schedules linked below reflect a retroactive $1,935 cost-of-living adjustment (COLA) effective August 28, 2021, a retroactive 1.3% General Wage Increase (GWI) effective November 20, 2021, and a $1,311 COLA effective February 26, 2022. The PTF hourly … Read more

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

Updated Rural Carrier Salary Charts Released

The salary schedules below reflect a retroactive $1,935 cost-of-living adjustment (COLA) effective August 28, 2021, a retroactive 1.3% General Wage Increase (GWI) effective November 20, 2021, and a $1,311 COLA effective February 26, 2022. The PTF hourly rates reflect the recalculation due to the additional Juneteenth holiday. Note: Leave replacements on Tables Three and Four … Read more

Possible Delayed Payroll Checks PP4

Subject: Possible Delayed Payroll Checks PP04 Good Afternoon, Please see the notice below from USPS HQ.  We have no idea how many rural carriers will be affected-if any.  But you may get calls and the solution is below. David L Heather, Director of Labor Relations-National Rural Letter Carriers’ Association  Topic:  Delayed Payroll Checks PP4 Audience All … Read more

1.8% General Wage Increase Effective November 21, 2020

From NRLCA In accordance with Article 9.1.A.3 and Pay Schedule Adjustment MOU dated 8/13/2019, effective November 21, 2020 (PP 25-2020), the basic annual salary schedule (Tables One and Two) in effect on March 3, 2018, with proportional application to hourly rate employees, was adjusted upward by an amount equal to 1.8% (1.0%, Article 9.1.A.3 and … Read more

Rural Carrier general Wage Increase Set for November 21, 2020

from NRLCA In accordance with Article 9.1.A.3 and Pay Schedule Adjustment MOU dated 8/13/2019, effective November 21, 2020 (PP 25-2020), the basic annual salary schedule (Tables One and Two) in effect on March 3, 2018, with proportional application to hourly rate employees, shall be adjusted upward by an amount equal to 1.8% (1.0%, Article 9.1.A.3 … Read more

Updated Salary charts posted – effective 08/29/2020

Includes Cost of Living Adjustment – Pursuant to the release of the July 2020 Consumer Price Index – Urban Wage and Clerical Workers (CPI-W), and in accordance with Article 9.1.E , the fifth COLA adjustment of the 2018-2021 National Agreement will result in a $187 increase for eligible rural carriers. This COLA adjustment will be … Read more

Overpayment of Retroactive Supplemental Pay (8127 Time)

We have been notified that 3,910 regular rural carriers were overpaid as part of their retroactive contractual payments received on May 15, 2020. The error occurred in the calculation of retroactive increases to be applied to supplemental pay (8127 time) received by regular carriers during the retroactive back-pay period of PP19-2018 though PP17-2019. Instead of … Read more

Clarification of Rural Carrier Contractual Retroactive Payments

REGULAR CARRIERS Salaries were brought current after signing of 2018-21 contract as of PP18-2019. This increase included the July 2018 COLA of $229 annually and the November 24, 2018 General Wage Increase (GWI) of 1.3%. The January 2019 COLA was zero and the July 2019 COLA of $624 annually went into effect PP19-2019 (August 31, … Read more

UPDATE: Retro Payments To Be Made on May 15, 2020

We have been advised by Postal Service Headquarters officials that rural carriers will see the contractual retro payment in their May 15, 2020 paycheck/direct deposit. This delayed payment remains inexcusable, excessive, unreasonable, and unprecedented. The Step 4 grievance we filed on February 24, 2020 is unaffected by this development and will be heard by the … Read more