In Court, USPS Blames Mail Delays on 'Poor Judgment' by Local Supervisors

Government Executive: Top management at the U.S. Postal Service in court documents filed Friday deflected blame for recent high-profile mail delays toward “poor judgment” of local supervisors and “workforce performance” issues.

Reforms implemented by Postmaster General Louis DeJoy were never intended to delay mail, the officials said in the filings, and would not have caused any mail to be left behind if not for the problems at the local level. USPS filed the declarations with its objection to an attempt to block the changes as part of a lawsuit brought by the NAACP.

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