Tag: U.S. Postal Service

Amazon Workers Encouraged by UPS Wage Gains

UPS Teamsters are voting this month on the tentative agreement, Luis Feliz Leon reports. But the big wage gains are already reverberating at Amazon, which is slated to adjust its wage progression in the fall.

The Fire Sale of the Post Offices

In an earlier time, U.S. post offices were more than just places to mail letters. They were noble structures, symbols of democracy, stone-and-mortar testimony to the value of community. But many are now neglected and up for sale, laments Gray…

Dismantling America’s Post Offices

The U.S. Postal Service, which has bound the nation together since its founding, is under intense pressure to privatize, especially from business rivals and libertarians. But Post Offices represent some of America’s finest examples of public space and common purpose, scholar Gray Brechin…