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10 Digit Dialing, Additional Area Code to Start in Piedmont Triad

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

  • If you do not file properly 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).

Relief Day Work List – The new guarantee period begins on October 17, 2015. So the RDWL should be posted for sign up on September 26, 2015 and remain open through October 9, 2015. The new RDWL will be effective October 17, 2015.

New EMA Rate

NEW: 2015 State Convention Photos*

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RCA postcards seeking applicants

RCA postcards seeking applicants



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


USPS- “Hurry up and get out.”  “Be back by 5.”

NRLCA-“First and foremost we are instructing all rural carriers that they are to work SAFELY and should not be pressured to work in a manner that places their wellbeing or life at risk”

DACA 5 Charts (2080 & 2240 issues)

 The Real Cost of ‘Amazon Sunday’ – Greensboro, NC (RCAs take note. CCAs are in the boat with you.)

“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


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


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

Question Box: RDWL & H-L Option
The guarantee year ends on October 16, 2015.

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

Filing a Grievance (Instructions and PS form 8191)

 eCareer Job search tool simplified 



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.



 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.”


 Postal Unions Jointly Oppose Senate Legislation


Four postal unions express ‘strong opposition’ to Senate bill


Automated Bidding Presentation View before you BID

***NEW Salary Charts are now posted at NRLCA.org***


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:


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.


“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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