‘US mail is not for sale,’ say federal unions

Federal Times: Postal and non-postal employee unions rallied Oct. 8 in over 100 locations in support of keeping the U.S. Postal Service public, as the White House looks poised to recommend actions that would turn the service over to private ownership.

The Trump administration’s June 2018 plan for reorganizing the federal government included provisions that would prepare USPS for private takeover.

A White House task force assigned to study the effectiveness of USPS was scheduled to deliver a report of its findings Aug. 10, but that report has not yet been released to the public.

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