Rural Carrier

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Rural Carrier

An employee of the United States Postal Service who delivers mail in areas with low population density. Rural carriers were introduced in the 1890s; previously, people who lived in rural areas had to go to the nearest post office to pick up their mail. Unlike other letter deliverers, rural carriers do not wear uniforms. They also have their own labor union.
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The senator announced a Memorandum of Understanding between the USPS and the Rural Letter Carriers Association in 2014 to grant pay increases and bonuses to recruit and retain rural carriers in Williston, Minot, Dickinson, Watford City and most of the communities in western North Dakota.
Rural carriers are empowered to better serve their communities with the mobile and fixed broadband experience they deserve.
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As part of the programme, Sprint is also working with CCA and rural carriers to pursue participation in the Sprint device and infrastructure ecosystem to help them reduce network build costs and gain earlier access to the latest devices at lower prices through increased scale.
Today, nearly half of the nation's 104,718 full- and part-time rural carriers still use their own vehicles to deliver the mail on 73,461 routes, serving more than 40 million customers.
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