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The USPS Double Standard..

Historical Editorial – Not recent- you will see references to past events The latest GAO report about spending by management just shows that the the USPS recession only affects craft workers. http://www.uspsoig.gov/foia_files/FF-AR-10-025.pdf While craft jobs are being cut management is…



10 things you might not know about the USPS

Presidential Postal Workers Two postmasters became US Presidents later in their careers. Abraham Lincoln and Harry Truman. Truman held the title and signed papers but immediately turned the position and its pay over to an assistant. Lincoln was the only…


Route Vehicles and Inequality

Yesterday, I asked a simple question of my followers on Facebook. I asked them, “How many days of your annual leave or LWOP have you had to sacrifice for the sake of vehicle repairs?” This stirred a lot of rural…


What have unions done? Here’s what….

I put these facts together because I am really growing tired of all of the anti-union rhetoric and propaganda that seems to be the popular opinion these days. Americans have forgotten that the middle class was built on unions. If…



Twas the day after Christmas overtime

Its that time again.. I always pull out my Christmas OT poem about this time every year.. I wrote this a few years ago, but nothing ever changes.. Twas the day after Christmas overtime and all around my case were…




Odds Stacked Against Postal Reform

A guest blog by VOCAL RCA With Washington being overwhelmed with a barrage of investigations, the likelihood of postal reform seems unforeseeable in the 114 days that the Postal Service has until it runs out of money. Currently Washington D.C….


Social media and Postal Employees

A Ruralinfo.net Editorial Social media and what employees can do and say is kind of a New Frontier.  Basically, with the surge of Facebook, Twitter and all of the other social media websites out there, we are more or less,…


Are Post Office Closures Unconstitutional

A guest blog by VOCAL RCA   While post offices are being sold throughout the United States, there is a looming question on whether or not this act, committed by the Postmaster General and Congress, is unconstitutional. According to Article…





All Hands on Deck

  A guest blog by Dennis Dressler     “Rumsfeld’s Rules” is the new book by Donald Rumsfeld, I don’t think anyone is more capable of finding a way out of a corner than the former Secretary of Defense whose…