Category: Postal

, ,

If we let the US Postal Service die, we’ll be killing small businesses with it

Laura Behrens Wu Contributor Laura Behrens Wu is the co-founder and CEO of Shippo, which is building a shipping platform for 21st century e-commerce. Since moving to the United States, I’ve come to appreciate and admire the United States Postal Service as a symbol of American ingenuity and resilience. Like electricity, telephones and the freeway…

Read More
Union: 2,000 U.S. Postal Workers in Quarantine Across America
,

Union: 2,000 U.S. Postal Workers in Quarantine Across America

The National Association of Letter Carriers reports that about 2,000 U.S. Postal Service workers are in quarantine over concerns that they were exposed to the coronavirus, with some 60 already testing positive. More than 630,000 people are employed by the U.S. Postal Service, NJ.com reported: Mail delivery is considered an essential service, so post offices remain…

Read More
American Postal Workers Union Endorses Bernie Sanders for President
,

American Postal Workers Union Endorses Bernie Sanders for President

The American Postal Workers Union (APWU) endorsed Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) for the Democratic Party’s 2020 nomination for president on Thursday. The financially troubled United States Postal Service (USPS) has an estimated 500,000 full-time employees, almost all of whom are members of a union. There are seven different unions that represent USPS employees. The two largest…

Read More