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NEW EMA RATE ANNOUNCED

According to the National Board, on September 12, 2019, the Bureau of Labor Statistics released the August 2019 Consumer Price Index for Urban Wage Earners and Clerical Workers (CPI-W) which established the Private Transportation Index at 207.499, a decrease from the May 2019 Index of 211.792. Therefore, based on the August 2019 CPI-W release, the Equipment Maintenance Allowance (EMA) for rural carriers will decrease 1.5¢ to 73.0¢ per mile.

This EMA rate will be effective September 28, 2019 (Pay Period 21-2019).

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