Monthly Archives: July 2014

What Might Slow USPS Privatization and Job Shedding?

The U.S. Postal Service is continuing its campaign of gradual privatization, this time with an expansion of the Sunday delivery program it cooked up with Amazon.com http://investorplace.com/2014/07/amzn-amazon-sunday-deliveries/#.U86vF4Xb5_M. The online marketing powerhouse wants to move to at least 15 cities a … Continue reading

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USPS Forced to End Staples Venture

The U.S. Postal Service has abandoned its plans to set up miniature post offices in Staples office supply stores. But the USPS’s announcement may be just a ruse, says Mark Diamondstein, president of the American Postal Workers Union, which led … Continue reading

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Powerful People Must Understand the USPS

Oh how the U.S. Postal Service haters so willfully misunderstand the agency’s purpose and how the USPS was mandated to reach everybody in the country, regardless of the cost. This requirement is called universal service and it’s spelled out in … Continue reading

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