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“The Old North State”  

“Carolina In My Mind” 

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“The secret of change is to focus all of your energy, not on fighting the old, but on building the new.” —Socrates

“The true measure of a man is how he treats someone who can do him absolutely no good”. Malcolm Forbes

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Open season, your once-a-year opportunity to make changes to your health coverage or choose a new plan, is Nov. 12-Dec. 10.

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Need to know-Holiday story request, open season reminder


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Postal Worker: “We deliver Amazon packages until we drop dead.”

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 NRLCA-

Read More… (Refer to pages 11 – 16 of the USPS Bulletin)

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NRLCA- RRECS Study Results   

Rural Route Evaluated Compensation System (RRECS)

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Welcome Home Party for Jeanette Dwyer

NEW DATE and LOCATION: January 12, 2019

NOTE: Change of Venue

Call now for Reservations.  ***(910) 765-1131           [$139/night]

***(Reservations previously made at Shell island will be transferred to The Embassy and a confirmation email will be sent to everyone who registered at Shell Island)

Embassy Suites by Hilton Wilmington Riverfront  

9 Estell Lee Place    

Wilmington, NC 28401

Note:  The Party will be at “The Bakery 105”  105 Orange Street in Wilmington

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Filing a Grievance (Instructions and PS form 8191)   CALL YOUR REP. FIRST 

  • If you do not file properly TIMELY (within 14 Days of incident) and send the (after Management dates and initials 3b & answers 3c) grievance form (PS Form 8191) to your assigned Local, Area, ADR or DR you have not filed the grievance!  NEVER leave a grievance form with management when you discuss the issue.  Remember, your rep. only has 10 days to set-up a Step 1 Meeting with management to hear your grievance once you have filed it (date in 3b).

Directions for Filing a Grievance at the Step 1 Discussion


NRLCA- Important Information Regarding the Rural Route Evaluated Compensation System (RRECS)


NRLCA- New EMA Rate – Effective September 29, 2018 (Pay Period 21-2018)

On September 14, 2018, the Bureau of Labor Statistics released the August 2018 Consumer Price Index for Urban Wage Earners and Clerical Workers (CPI-W) which established the Private Transportation Index at 210.794, an increase, albeit slight, from the May 2018 Index of 210.730. Therefore, based on the August 2018 CPI-W release, the Equipment Maintenance Allowance (EMA) for rural carriers will remain unchanged at 74.0¢ per mile.

This EMA rate will be effective September 29, 2018 (Pay Period 21-2018).

The full EMA schedules will be posted on the Rural Carrier EMA Rate Schedule page when available.


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“A bad manager can take a good staff and destroy it, causing the best employees to flee and the remainder to lose all motivation” unknown

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Filing a Grievance (Instructions and PS form 8191)   CALL YOUR REP. FIRST 

  • If you do not file properly TIMELY (within 14 Days of incident) and send the (after Management dates and initials 3b & answers 3c) grievance form (PS Form 8191) to your assigned Local, Area, ADR or DR you have not filed the grievance!  NEVER leave a grievance form with management when you discuss the issue.  Remember, your rep. only has 10 days to set-up a Step 1 Meeting with management to hear your grievance once you have filed it (date in 3b).

Directions for Filing a Grievance at the Step 1 Discussion

Filing a Grievance (Instructions and PS form 8191)

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 IMPORTANT NOTICE

Updated Service Performance Measurement

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RCA postcards seeking applicants

RCA postcards seeking applicants

TELL YOUR FRIENDS!  

CURRENT JOB OPPORTUNITIES 

NOTE: You can only apply when the office you wish to apply for is posted * (check usps.com at least twice weekly) * Some offices are only posted for as little as 5 or 6 days

See JOBS page

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Distracted Driving??? Do NOT Let “them” cause you to be unsafe!

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DO IT EVERY TIME!

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Rural Routes with USPS Vehicle assigned READ THIS & Share it with Management

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 Neither snow, nor rain, nor heat stays mail carriers, part time or notJeanette

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eCareer Job search tool simplified 

 

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WAKE UP RURAL CARRIER NON-MEMBERS!  In the dark?  Not getting ALL of the info you need??? Can’t get ALL of your benefits 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.

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SAFETY FIRST!

USPS National Emergency Hotline # 

1 (888) 363-7462

Enter first 3 digits of your office zip code to get information on reporting to work in Bad Weather

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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.”
 Postal Unions Jointly Oppose Senate Legislation
Four postal unions express ‘strong opposition’ to Senate bill

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Automated Bidding Presentation 

View before you BID

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Disclaimer: This site contains links to current news articles.  The opinions are not necessarily those of the NCRLCA Board or any of it’s members.   These articles, any advice, opinions or proposals reproduced on this site are solely those of the signatories. They do not necessarily represent the policy or official positions of the NRLCA, state RLCA’s, or, the rules and regulations of the USPS.

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:

SECRETARY/TREASURER

VICKI GRAY
424 Wapiti Drive
Spring Lake, NC 28390-1562

Phone 910-497-5306

 

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

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“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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NOTICE: The information on this site may not be copied or reproduced without the express written consent of the NC RLCA State Board.

 

 

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