The new regular carrier salary charts have been released with the COLA included which will be effective Sept. 7th, 2013
Reference original COLA numbers below
With the release of the Bureau of Labor Statistics July 2013 Consumer Price Index – Urban Wage and Clerical Workers (CPI-W), and pursuant to Article 9.1.E of the 2010-2015 National Agreement, there will be a $562 COLA increase for eligible rural carriers, effective September 7, 2013, (PP 20-13).
Further, the deferred payment of $375 from the July 2012 trigger will be paid in addition to this release. The total increase will be $937 per annum, $36.04 per pay period or .45 per hour for a 40-hour route, and increased proportionally for routes over 40 hours.
NOTE: For RCA/RCR employees on rolls prior to August 11, 2012, an amount equal to the COLA paid to full-time rural carriers on an hourly basis under the 2010 Agreement will be rolled into RCA/RCR hourly rates during the first full pay period of August 2015.