The legislation gets rid of a manufactured financial burden that has threatened the ability of USPS to provide good jobs and universal service.
USPS is a vital source of decent jobs for Black workers. It could also narrow the racial wealth divide by expanding financial services.
The president is trying to use the coronavirus crisis to kill the public postal service. We can’t let him.
The president is dismissing dire warnings of an imminent USPS collapse, falsely claiming that postal financial woes are self-inflicted.
“Wash your hands. Don’t touch your face. And buy a subscription to your local newspaper.”
The bipartisan bill would ease financial challenges critics use to justify postal worker wage cuts and selling parts of USPS to for-profit corporations.