July 4th, 2021 holiday for rural carriers

July 4th is on a Sunday, so Monday, July 5* will be observed by the USPS.  If your regular day off is Monday, then Saturday becomes your holiday. The information below comes from the USPS ELM – Employee and Labor Relations Manual.  Click here For Regular Carriers 518.2 Holidays on Nonscheduled Workdays 518.21 Saturday When … Read more

Where to go from here

So, I am sure most of you have noticed that I have changed the way I share articles from the NRLCA. The reason is I have received a certified letter from the NRLCA’s lawyers. From the beginning the NRLCA has been against the Ruralinfo website, but this is the first time they have gone as … Read more

Postal workers KNOW that you need your packages by Christmas

Imagine working 10-12 hours a day or more working full speed to do your job, only to be disparaged over and over in the news and on social media.  That’s what postal workers are going through right now. We are working non stop to get your Christmas packages delivered, but it is an uphill battle. … Read more

Open Season is Coming – November 9 to December 14, 2020

The 2020 Open Season runs from November 9 to December 14, 2020. During the Open Season period, you can enroll in or make changes to your medical, dental, or vision coverage. You may also enroll in health and dependent care Flexible Spending Accounts (FSAs). Unless you have a Qualifying Life Event during the remainder of … Read more

We knew we could do SOMETHING.

We knew we could do SOMETHING. If there’s one thing the United States Postal Service employees are known for, it is service.  It’s the fiber of our commitment to our communities and each other.  Now, more than ever, Postal workers are faced with challenges in meeting that commitment to serve, yet they keep on persevering and delivering … Read more

2021 Printable Postal Calendar

PDF Format https://www.ruralinfo.net/wp-content/uploads/2020/09/2021POSTALCALENDAR.pdf   JPG Format – Click on calendar below

Ruralinfo.net is celebrating 15 years!

Our Story: Not totally sure of the exact date I started Ruralinfo.net. The domain creation date was April 4th, 2007. I ran the website for about 2 years on a free Google website.. So this website is AT LEAST 15 years old.. You have probably heard many things about this website and most of them … Read more

Mississippi rural carrier shot on the route

UPDATE: Sadly Sherry has passed.  My thoughts are with her family at this time. Kristy Ingold Rural postal worker shot in Attala County JACKSON, Miss. (WLBT) – Attala County’s sheriff said a man shot a rural postal worker in the head Thursday. Sheriff Tim Nail said the man first tried to kidnap a woman from … Read more

Rural Carrier Podcast – Rural Deviation

Check out the first ever rural carrier podcast. Josh Brandon a rural carrier is the creator and you can follow the podcast on Spotify or Youtube. Check it out.. He is also looking for people to be on the podcast to discuss rural carrier issues..