An unprecedented congressional mandate threatens the Postal Service’s ability to continue to provide good jobs and universal service. by Sarah Anderson, Scott Klinger, Brian Wakamo
Danny Glover, Opinion contributor.
When I was growing up in the 1950s and 1960s, my family planned our vacations around big picnics for post office employees. I remember the thrill of taking the train from San Francisco to one of these gatherings in Santa Cruz.
The Rio Times
The interest stems from the massive logistical structure the state-owned company has in place, with regional routes and distribution agencies.
The agency hopes to get Congress’ help in trimming pensions and paid leave, as well as slashing delivery service.
Members of the United States Senate have joined members of the House of Representatives in saying, “Don’t Sell Our Public Postal Service”.
The Post Office network is close to collapse with thousands of branches at risk of closure over the next 12 months, MPs have been warned.
More than a fifth of sub-postmasters plan on resigning or downsizing because of increasing financial pressures, according to a recent survey.
This rep called out a FedEx-funded expert for suggesting that Congress privatize the postal service.
The Cap Times
Why do we have to lose something before we realize what a good thing we had? Why do we let ourselves be fooled, over and over again, by those who are only interested in their own gain?
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