Video: Congresswoman in Talks with USPS Over “Don’t Call 911” Policy

U.S. Rep. Barbara Lee has spoken with leaders “at the highest level” of the USPS about a policy that instructs employees to first call security when they witness a medical emergency—not 911.

An NBC Bay Area investigation exposed last month that the policy led to delays that may have cost the life of Sam Macasieb, a 28-year-veteran employee at the postal processing and distribution center in West Oakland. Congresswoman Lee represents California’s 13th district, where the facility is located.

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