The War Against The Postal Service

By Monique Morissey, Economic Policy Institute. -

The Postal Service is many things—among them, a public service; part of the nation’s critical infrastructure; a regulated monopoly; a good employer, especially for Black workers and military [...]

How Postal Workers Saved The Election

By Jane Slaughter, Labor Notes. -

The story of mail ballots in 2020 is the story of a union postal workforce willing to go to extraordinary lengths to make sure that every vote got delivered. Postal workers did this despite [...]

USPS Ordered To Reassemble Sorting Machines

By Sharon Zhang, Truthout. -

A federal judge has ordered the United States Postal Service (USPS) to restore previously decommissioned high-speed mail sorting machines at offices that can’t process election mail fast enough [...]

DeJoy’s USPS Changes Violate Federal Law

By the Constitutional Accountability Center, Popular Resistance. -

Before USPS leaders may implement changes that will impact mail delivery on a substantially nationwide basis, the law requires certain procedures to be followed. Postmaster General Louis DeJoy, [...]

Trump And DeJoy’s Main Objective: Incapacitate The US Postal Service

By Michael Payne, Nation of Change. -

Why in the world would anyone want to do great harm to one of America’s oldest and most revered institutions, the USPS? Why? It’s the upcoming presidential election, stupid! Talk about a [...]

Postal Workers Defy Order To Not Restart Sorting Machines

Despite a national order not to reinstall letter-sorting machines that had been dismantled over the past month, the Postal Service plants in Tacoma and Wenatchee have done just that, according to [...]

Congress: Postal Service Delays ‘Far Worse Than Previously Acknowledged’

By J. Edward Moreno, The Hill. -

House Democrats on the Oversight and Reform Committee released documents Saturday showing that Postal Service delays they say are “far worse than previously acknowledged.” The assessment from [...]

Rotting Food, Dead Animals And Chaos At Postal Facilities

By Laura J. Nelson and Maya Lau, LA Times. -

Six weeks ago, U.S. Postal Service workers in the high desert town of Tehachapi, Calif., began to notice crates of mail sitting in the post office in the early morning that should have been [...]

Protesters Make Noise At Postmaster General’s Home Over Cuts

By Phil McCausland, NBC News. -

Protesters filled the streets outside the head of the U.S. Postal Service's home in Northwest Washington, D.C., on Saturday, some carrying signs that read "Don't mess with the USPS" and "Don't [...]