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EMA Increase

Effective July 12, EMA will increase 3 cents to 75 cents a mile.






Elected National Delegates

The following listing gives you our Elected National Delegates for 2014. Please click here to view the listing.





The Truth About Postal Losses

Abby Martin speaks with RT Political Commentator, Sam Sacks, about why Congress intentionally bankrupted the US Postal Service and how the push to corporatize the mail industry is hurting us all. Click here for video…



Six Day Delivery Protected

This morning, the House Appropriations Committee passed the Serrano-Latham amendment protecting six-day mail delivery. The amendment, which passed by voice vote, saw support from both sides of the aisle as numerous members rose in support of maintaining six-day  Read more here…


Filling a Leave Replacement Vacancy

One of the triggers for offering a vacant primary route assignment is if the route without a leave replacement assigned changes classification. The results of the latest rural mail count may have resulted in a Click here to read more…



Scanner Information

USPS contracts for new scanners. Click here to read more






A message from Julia Doggett

FYI - There are service messages coming in on the scanners; the scanners beep incessantly until you read he message or confirm you have done so. They have been discussing this at the headquarters   Read more here…



Do you know a Rural Letter Carrier Hero?

Rural carriers really connect with their customers, and are often considered members of the community regardless of where they live.  Noticing mail that is not picked up as usual, lost children, wandering pets Read more here…



Post Plan

The USPS is moving forward with Post Plan, which includes combining the administrative work of up to 5 offices under the roof of one Postmaster. The administrative post office where the Read more here…



 Membership Dues 2012-2013Membership Dues

For information about Illinois Rural Letter Carriers’ Association 2014 Membership Dues, please click here.





Links to your Representatives

To find links to your representatives please visit the Resource Page at the top right of this page or click here.





Board Policies

Board Policy and Guidelines are currently in the approval process.  As policy changes are approved they will be posted on this web page Read more here…




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