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Notice has been received in the death of NRLCA  ADR, Barbara Smith’s mother, Carrie Hester   Condolences to the family may be sent to: 1008 Dowling Road   Raleigh, NC 27610

Neither snow, nor rain, nor heat stays mail carriers, part time or not-Jeanette Dwyer, Alexandria – “RCAs are not expendable.”


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The House Appropriations Committee passed the Serrano-Latham amendment protecting six-day mail delivery


WAKE UP RURAL CARRIER NON-MEMBERS!  In the dark?  Not getting ALL of the info you need???

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 and DEFENDS YOU and YOUR RIGHTS!


4629 Ballots for Election of Delegates to The 2014 National Convention in Grapevine, Texas were mailed out. 
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



The Bureau of Labor Statistics released the May 2014 CPI-W Private Transportation Index this morning. Based on this release, the Equipment Maintenance Allowance for rural carriers will increase by 3.0¢ to 75.0¢ per mile.
This EMA rate will be effective July 12, 2014 (Pay Period 16).



Relief Day Work List
The  new list  will  become effective  and begin  to be utilized  beginning May 3, 2014.
“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.”
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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.

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.


“Neither snow nor rain nor heat nor gloom of night stays these couriers from the swift completion of their appointed rounds.”

A Rural Letter Carrier Is a “Post Office on Wheels”

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