Killing the Unionized Post Office: Post Office Ends Saturday Mail Deliveries

          The U.S. Postal Service (USPS) has long been a favorite target of conservatives. Their primary complaints about the organization generally revolve around the fact that the employees are unionized, make a living wage and enjoy actual benefits such as retirement and healthcare. Today, the USPS announced that beginning in August of this year, Saturday residential mail delivery will end. Will this have any effect at all on the economy? It is unlikely that this will be the last service reduction implemented by the USPS.


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