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EMA to rise to 75 cents on July 12th – New EMA schedule attached

EMA to rise to 75 cents on July 12th – New EMA schedule attached

In accordance with the provisions of Article 9, Section 2.J.3 of the USPS/NRLCA National Agreement, effective July 12, 2014 (Pay Period 16-14), the Equipment Maintenance Allowance (EMA) will increase from 72.0 cents per mile to 75.0 cents per mile. The EMA is 75.0 cents per mile, or a minimum of $30.00 per day, whichever is greater. Auxiliary Rural Carriers, Rural Carrier Reliefs, Rural Carrier ... Read More »

EMA to increase 1 cent effective April 5, 2014

EMA to increase 1 cent effective April 5, 2014

The Bureau of Labor Statistics released the February 2014 CPI-W Private Transportation Index this morning. Based on this release, the Equipment Maintenance Allowance for rural carriers will increase by 1.0¢ to 72.0¢ per mile. This EMA rate will be effective April 5, 2014 (Pay Period 9). via News Info. Read More »

EMA to decrease 2 cents per mile effective January 11th, 2014

EMA to decrease 2 cents per mile effective January 11th, 2014

In accordance with the provisions of Article 9, Section 2.J.3 of the USPS/NRLCA National Agreement, effective January 11, 2014 (Pay Period 03-14), the Equipment Maintenance Allowance (EMA) will decrease from 73.0 cents per mile to 71.0 centers per mile. The EMA is 71.0 cents per mile, or a minimum of $28.40 per day, whichever is greater. This adjustment includes a 0.5 cent base rate ... Read More »

EMA rate to stay the same per BLS CPI

EMA rate to stay the same per BLS CPI

The Bureau of Labor Statistics recently released the May 2013 CPI-W Private Transportation Index.  Based on this release, the Equipment Maintenance Allowance (EMA)  will remain 73.0 cents per mile, effective Pay Period 16 – July 13, 2013. Read More »

EMA to rise 2 cents on April 6th, 2013

EMA to rise 2 cents on April 6th, 2013

The Bureau of Labor Statistics released the February 2013 CPI-W Private Transportation Index this morning. Based on this release, the Equipment Maintenance Allowance for rural carriers will increase by 2.0¢ to 73.0¢ per mile. The new EMA rate will be effective April 6, 2013 (Pay Period 9). via News Info. Read More »