CHICAGO (AP) — Postal workers and their supporters spent part of the Columbus Day holiday protesting what they see as a White House push to make the U.S. Postal Service private. Continue reading
Alexandria, Va. (August 30, 2018) – In response to the president’s statement today setting across-the-board and locality pay increases at zero for non-postal federal employees, NARFE President Richard G. Thissen issued the following statement: Continue reading
Most observers believe that Donald Trump’s “task force” on the US Postal Service will rubber stamp the White House’s plan to privatize the agency. According to a Government Executive story posted this morning, though, it may be a while before we know exactly what’s in the plan, since Trump apparently wants the report kept under wraps until after the November elections:
The Trump administration is planning to keep secret until after the mid-term elections a report delivered to the president earlier this month with suggestions for reforming the U.S. Postal Service, according to individuals with knowledge of the plan.
The findings will not be made public until after the November elections, however, according to three sources made aware of the administration’s thinking. Trump directed the task force to make the recommendations actionable, either through legislation or regulation, the sources said, but is not planning to start implementation until voters elect a new Congress.
WASHINGTON – In a landmark decision, a federal judge has ruled that President Trump violated the U.S. Constitution and laws providing checks and balances in the federal government by attempting to deny more than 2 million federal workers their legal right to representation. Continue reading
No surprise here- our so-called “president”, who is so unhinged about Amazon’s Jeff Bezos, has apparently handed a major tax advantage to Amazon delivery people, while denying it to the letter carriers he claims to be defending! Continue reading
Looks like our fake “president” is at it again. Continue reading
Yesterday, on the 517th day of Donald Trump’s presidency, his Administration called for the restructuring and ultimate privatization of the United States Postal Service. In a wide-ranging plan to reorganize parts of the federal government, the Office of Management and Budget proposed the creation of a “sustainable business model” for the Postal Service that eventually leads to its sale to the private sector. The 132-page OMB blueprint, called “Delivering Government Solutions in the 21st Century,” also proposes the restructuring of other government departments and agencies, with many actions requiring Congressional approval. Continue reading
The Trump presidency is one of incomplete sentences, sneers and slogans: “Catch and release!” “Zero tolerance!” If you quizzed President Trump or many of his supporters, chances are that they’d be hard-pressed to explain what these things mean. Continue reading
The Postal Service has issued a statement regarding a Trump administration proposal to reorganize some federal agencies. Continue reading