‘Quiet Revolt’ Brewing at USPS as Postal Workers Defy Postmaster General Louis DeJoy’s Mail Sabotage

From Common Dreams:

On top of mounting court injunctions and ongoing investigations by members of Congress, Postmaster General Louis DeJoy is running up against another key source of resistance as he attempts to implement sweeping changes to the U.S. mail service just ahead of the November election: letter carriers and other rank-and-file Postal Service employees. Continue reading

Police escort Ohio carrier from post office after he refuses to remove pro-Trump face shield

From the Richmond Heights police blotter:

RICHMOND HEIGHTS, Ohio Disturbance: Richmond Road. A mail carrier began arguing with co-workers at the post office Sept. 2 after he was asked to remove his Donald Trump face shield.

Management said there is a policy forbidding political attire to be worn. The man said other workers have worn politically phrased masks and have not been asked to remove them. He said he is being singled out and will file a grievance.

Officers escorted him out of the building, as he was asked to leave for the day.

Source: Postal carrier argues policy forbidding Donald Trump face mask: Richmond Heights Police Blotter – cleveland.com

USPS Inspector general to review postmaster policy orders and ethic complaints

The Inspector general is reviewing new changes made by postmaster General Louis DeJoy that slowed down mail service by eliminating worker service and hundreds of sorting machines.

This comes a day after President Trump said he opposed United States Postal Service funding because he doesn’t want to see it used for mail-in voting this November.

Senator Launches Investigation into Postal Service Delays After Postmaster General Fails to Provide Answers

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Senator Gary Peters, Ranking Member of the Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee, is launching an investigation into reported delays at the U.S. Postal Service that are preventing Americans from receiving critical mail on-time, including prescription drugs, business mail, and mail-in ballots. Continue reading