Equipment Maintenance Allowance Schedule
for Rural Routes
In accordance with provisions of article 9, section
2.J.3 of the Rural Carrier National Agreement, effective July 9, 2005
(pay period 15-05), the equipment maintenance allowance (EMA) will increase
from 45.5 cents per mile to 47.5 cents per mile. The EMA is 47.5 cents
per mile, or a minimum of $19.00 per day, whichever is greater.
Auxiliary Rural Carriers, Rural Carrier Reliefs,
Rural Carrier Associates, Rural Carrier Part-Time Flexibles, and Auxiliary
Employees providing auxiliary assistance or serving
auxiliary routes under provisions of article 9, section 2.J.5, receive
an EMA of 47.5 cents per mile or $5.35 per hour, whichever is greater.
miles.This EMA should not exceed the amount provided in the special equipment
maintenance allowance for the route stops and
EMA Rate Schedule
The EMA rate schedule on pages 2-3 supersedes all
previously published EMA schedules for employees receiving EMA.
— Collective Bargaining and Arbitration,
Labor Relations, 7-7-05