Friday, September 7, 2012

A retired mail carrier offers solutions to the threats to postal facilities and jobs

On the Road to Save the USPS

"... Unfortunately, according to Partridge, the USPS is using any number of schemes to dodge its own regulations. For example, the USPS has coaxed rural postmasters to retire and then claimed that they can't fill the positions. Or it has sold buildings that house post offices, leased them back and later claimed that they're unable to renegotiate the lease. And the USPS has administered "surveys" to local residents that present three options--closure, drastic cuts or privatization--without the alternative of maintaining an eight-hour post office. ..."   


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