“Who do you say that I Am?”
Please remember former NC RLCA President, Robert Howard and his family. Robert’s wife of 69 years, Frankie, NC RLCA Auxiliary member passed away at 90 on April 9th in Mooresville.Send cards to: Robert Howard 720 River Hwy. Mooresville, NC 28117-9056
“The USPS, instead of making a simple managerial concession to account for my predicament, chose to honor the bottom line demands of its new corporate partner, Amazon, and launch a campaign of harassment against me which ultimately forced my resignation,”– CCA, GSO, NC
New EMA Rate
On March 24, 2015, the Bureau of Labor Statistics released the February 2015 Consumer Price Index for Urban Wage Earners and Clerical Workers (CPI-W) which established the Private Transportation Index at 188.100, a decrease from the November 2014 Index of 202.132. Based on this release, the Equipment Maintenance Allowance for rural carriers will decrease by 5.0 cents to 64.5 cents per mile.
This EMA rate will be effective April 18, 2015 (Pay Period 10-2015).
Distracted Driving??? Do NOT Let “them” cause you to be unsafe!
NC Chaplain Doug Byrum
NC and National Chaplain Doug Byrum had surgery on Monday, February 9, 2015 at Carolinas Medical Center in Charlotte, North Carolina. He is facing another procedure in the coming weeks. Please keep him and his wife, Linda in your prayers!
Cards may be sent to:
Mr. Doug Byrum
1016 Cuthbertson Road
Waxhaw, NC 28173-7437
New EMA Rate
On December 17, 2014, the Bureau of Labor Statistics released the November 2014 Consumer Price Index for Urban Wage Earners and Clerical Workers (CPI-W) which established the Private Transportation Index at 202.132, a decrease from the August 2014 Index of 216.102. Based on this release, the Equipment Maintenance Allowance for rural carriers will decrease by 4.0 cents to 69.5 cents per mile.
This EMA rate will be effective January 10, 2015 (Pay Period 03-2015).
Once they are received, full EMA schedules will be posted on the Rural Carrier EMA<https://www.nrlca.org/PublicPages/RuralCarrierRateEMASchedule.aspx> Rate Schedule<https://www.nrlca.org/PublicPages/RuralCarrierRateEMASchedule.aspx> page.
The guarantee year ended on October 17, 2014.
NC MILLION MILERS Driver of the Year
Filing a Grievance (Instructions and PS form 8191)
And who do you think lobbied for protecting six-day delivery?
WAKE UP RURAL CARRIER NON-MEMBERS! In the dark? Not getting ALL of the info you need??? Can’t attend Mail Count Training because you are not a dues paying member?
Go to NRLCA.org and see how much you can get for free. If you are not paying for something you are receiving, what are you really doing?Some new and better things are coming to the Rural Craft real soon. Too bad you can’t have access to the NRLCA website because you aren’t paying your own way. Please do your part, pay for the benefits you are already receiving and join today. It’s easy. Just fill out an 1187 and hold your head high, be proud you are supporting THE ONLY UNION that SUPPORTS, EDUCATES and DEFENDS YOU and YOUR RIGHTS!
- ALSO, for a limited time, the first three months of membership are FREE!
Please don’t say “I can’t afford it”.
You can’t afford not to be a member.
4629 Ballots for Election of Delegates to The 2014 National Convention in Grapevine, Texas were mailed out. GUESS WHAT? ONLY 689 MEMBERS even cared enough to VOTE! Where the heck were the rest of you? Stamps too expensive? We hope you exercised your right as a member of the NCRLCA Believe it or not, It DOES Matter! √ Your vote decides who represents you in all National Convention business… Delegate List 2014 to Grapevine TX
Relief Day Work List
Proposed Obama Budget, WRONG On Postal Service – President Dwyer, NRLCA – “RCAs are not expendable.”
“Members of Congress on both sides of the aisle have expressed support for the protection of six-day mail delivery. The NRLCA and its members urge President Obama and his administration to support the U.S. Postal Service and abandon its insistence on slashing and eliminating service.”
Automated Bidding Presentation View before you BID
- ***NEW Salary Charts are now posted at NRLCA.org***
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Are YOU a Rural Craft Employee and a Non-Member? You need to join for the benefits that the NRLCA has bargained for on YOUR behalf. Do your part…
Go to the “Membership Application” page and fill out the application,
print it, sign and date it and mail it to:Derek S. Harpe NC RLCA Sec/Teas 781 Baltimore Road Advance, NC 27006-7817 Phone: (336) 998-5293
If you choose not to be a member, print this card and carry it at all times:
How to apply for a USPS Rural Relief Carrier Employee position
NOTE: Rural Carrier Associates are hired to relieve Regular Rural Carriers. Current starting salary is $16.66 per hour.
Click USPS.com Select State ONLY and then click Start. All positions available will be displayed for that state.
Check back at least once a week, as some postings will only be open for a limited amount of time.
You MUST apply while the position is open.
FOR MORE INFORMATION USPS.com/careers
“Neither snow nor rain nor heat nor gloom of night stays these couriers from the swift completion of their appointed rounds.”
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