Save the Postal Service

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Trump’s personal hostility has merged with long-standing conservative antipathy to endanger a vital civic institution

USPS OIG: Maintaining Rural Retail Networks: Best Practices Abroad and Implications for the U.S. Postal Service


USPS Office on Inspector General: To maintain their rural networks of post offices, some foreign posts have reduced hours, outsourced post office operations, or generated various forms of non-postal revenue.  The Postal Service is legally entitled to request a $460 million annual subsidy from Congress for retail operations but has chosen not to do so since 1982.  Many global postal operators, including the Postal Service, face difficulty covering the costs of their rural post offices. At the same time, rural post … Read More

Community and Postal Workers United Spring 2020 Newsletter


The CPWU Spring 2020 newsletter contains articles about the fight for hazard pay during the pandemic, organizing postal facilities for safety, and the anniversary of the great postal strike of 1970.  Read the newsletter here.