National Postal Mail Handlers Union

Type: Organization
Name: National Postal Mail Handlers Union
First reported Mar 13 2014 - Updated Mar 13 2014 - 1 reports

Misdirected Mail: White House Budget Adopts Wrong Postal Service "Reforms"

Among the for reforming the United States Postal Service are proposals to end Saturday delivery and to shift from at-the-door delivery of mail to a scheme that would force Americans to go and collect letters and packages from central delivery spots.Both ... [Published The Nation - Mar 13 2014]


...This step alone will restore the Postal Service to profitability." But Sanders does not stop there. The senator and his allies argue that, "(The Postal Service should have the flexibility to provide new consumer products and servicesa flexibility that was banned by Congress in 2006. It is now against the law for workers in post offices to notarize or make copies of documents; to cash checks; to deliver wine or beer; or to engage in e-commerce activities (like scanning physical mail into a PDF and sending it through e-mail, selling non-postal products on the Internet or offering a non-commercial version of Gmail)." And, along with Senator Warren, Sanders is making the case for postal banking:

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