The current US Postmaster General, Louis DeJoy, and the head of the Board of Governors, Ron Bloom, launched a ten year plan that will slow mail service and raise prices. This is the final blow to defund and destroy the US Postal Service so it will be ripe for privatization. DeJoy and Bloom have financial stakes in this happening. Clearing the FOG speaks with Chuck Zlatkin, legislative and political director for the largest postal union local in the US about the plan and the devastating impact it will have on everyone who relies on the post office. Zlatkin also exposes the blatant corruption, explains how the Biden administration could save the postal service and critiques the new postal baking pilot. We have reached a point where we must act to save the postal service, or we are going to lose it.
Chuck Zlatkin is the Legislative and Political Director of the New York Metro Area Postal Union the largest postal union local in the United States. He served as the Executive Assistant to the President of the American Postal Workers Union, Mark Dimondstein in the union’s Washington headquarters. Zlatkin served as the editor of “The Union Mail.” He has been a union activist and a postal worker for 35 years.