Category Archives: American Postal

‘Statue of Liberty’ Mistake Costs USPS Millions

At a time when it’s hemorrhaging billions of dollars per year the U.S. Postal Service should be on the lookout for unnecessary expenditures that can end up costing it dearly when somebody in its management is asleep at the switch. … Continue reading

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Trump Knee-Jerk USPS Ideas Likely to Go Nowhere

President Donald Trump has joined the chorus of forces calling for the privatization of the U.S. Postal Service. But he says he wants to “fix” it first. According to Government Executive Trump wants to commercialize the agency which has more … Continue reading

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Are Postal Problems Important Enough to Trump?

With all the dysfunction in Washington, DC now with President Donald Trump sparring with Congress over high profile issues like building a border wall with Mexico and passing new tax reform it’ll be a wonder if Congress can even get … Continue reading

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USPS-Staples Pact Nixed; But Trouble Looms for Union

The U.S. Postal Service cancelled its deal to sell postal products through Staples office products superstores, in a victory for the American Postal Workers Union. But that may be hollow in face of what the incoming all-Republican government wants to … Continue reading

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Could Postal Reform Pass in a Lame Duck Congress?

New postal reform legislation could pass during the current lame duck session of Congress in which members of the outgoing body tries pass legislation they didn’t get to before the election. Congress could conceivably sneak through a bill that could … Continue reading

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Trump NLRB Likely to Scuttle Postal Union’s Staples Victory

A National Labor Relations Board judge has ruled that the U.S. Postal Service cannot sell stamps or other products through Staples office supplies superstores, in an apparent victory for postal labor unions. But don’t expect that this ruling will stand … Continue reading

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U.S. Postal Service Well Worth Fighting For

At last somebody recognizes the value and tradition of the public post office and how it kept the country together—and really still does. In a new book, author Winifred Gallagher outlines how the U.S. Post Office began by keeping the … Continue reading

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