PMG DeJoy Testifies before Senate on U.S. Postal Service Changes (video and PDF of oral statement)

August 21, 2020 Postmaster General DeJoy testifies before the Senate Homeland Security & Governmental Affairs Committee on the U.S. Postal Service operations during COVID-19 pandemic and the 2020 election. Oral Statement of Postmaster General Louis DeJoy

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Report Predicts Major USPS Downsizing – But Is It on Target?

January 2, 2016 Here we go again: Yet another government study has spurred news stories about how the U.S. Postal Service is on the verge of massive downsizing. “The next decade isn’t expected to be kind to postal worker employment,” stated U.S. News & World Report recently, based on a new Bureau of Labor Statistics…

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10 Ways E-Commerce Is Reshaping the USPS

By D. Eadward Tree, Chief Arborist – September 12, 2015 The E-commerce Revolution is reverberating throughout the U.S. Postal Service, but not in the destructive manner of other digital disruptions like email, online news, and electronic bill payment. Largely, if not solely, because of online merchants, the agency’s “Shipping and Package” revenue is growing at…

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Clock is Ticking: Contract Expires This Week for Postal Workers (audio)

By Stephanie Carson – May 18, 2015 TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Florida postal workers have more on their minds this morning than the heavy load of Monday mail. The American Postal Workers Union contract is set to expire this Wednesday. Deborah Smith, representative for the Manatee Area Local Chapter of the American Postal Workers Union, says…

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2015 Plant Consolidation Schedule Updated October 10, 2014

Date changes for Southern Connecticut P&DC; Stamford P&DC, Central Mass P&DC, Northwest Boston P&DF, Mid-Hudson P&DC, Queens P&DC. Click Here for 2015 Network Rationalization Schedule updated 10/10/14 [XLXS]

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Invisible Hands: The Businessmen’s Campaign to Dismantle the Post Office

(October 12, 2014) Guest Post by Steve Hutkins a literature professor who teaches “place studies” at the Gallatin School of New York University. This is Part 1 in a series of 3 articles as written by Steve Hutkins in 2012. These articles originally appeared on the “Save The Post Office Blog”. Steve lives in a…

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Hopes dimming for postal service reform

The Hill - Opinion

(September 27, 2014) The U.S. Postal Service is besieged by financial losses, and the cavalry doesn’t appear to be coming. After years of debate, Congress remains stalled on legislation to prop up an agency weighed down by heavy employee costs and still struggling to remake itself in the Internet era. Two years ago, lawmakers worked…

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