UPDATE: NRLCA and USPS Agree to Extend COVID-19 Memoranda of Understanding (MOUs) Through March 26, 2021


December 22, 2020

Click the following link to view/download the signed MOU confirming the extension of the MOUs listed below:


The National Rural Letter Carriers’ Association and United States Postal Service have mutually agreed to extend the Memoranda of Understanding (MOUs) linked below through March 26, 2021:

NOTE: Regarding the MOU titled Temporary Paid Leave for Rural Carrier Associates, the extension provides Rural Carrier Associates the opportunity to utilize the 80 hours of paid leave provided in the original MOU, it does not provide an additional 80 hours.

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I have a positive case in my house , she is being well quarantined. Disctrict physician says I am unable to return until the 19th. Should i be getting AL???

This extension doesn’t apply to regular rual carriers? Wow!! we are just now getting sick also!! Disappointed