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A U.S. Postal Service (USPS) employee pushes a cart full of mail from a postal delivery truck in New York on Nov. 15, 2012.

Photograph by Victor J. Blue/Bloomberg

A U.S. Postal Service (USPS) employee pushes a cart full of mail from a postal delivery truck in New York on Nov. 15, 2012.

Junk-Mail Relief — Bad for Business

This isn’t the kind of help the U.S. Postal Service had in mind when it asked Congress to pass a bill affecting it before adjourning for the year. The House, which hasn’t acted on a broad postal reform bill proposed...

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Postal workers rally in Chicago to gather support for H.R. 1351, a bill introduced in the House by Rep. Stephen Lynch, which the workers believe will prevent the closing of post offices, suspension of Saturday mail delivery and save up to 120,000 postal jobs.

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Postal workers rally in Chicago to gather support for H.R. 1351, a bill introduced in the House by Rep. Stephen Lynch, which the workers believe will prevent the closing of post offices, suspension of Saturday mail delivery and save up to 120,000 postal jobs.

Postal Workers Going on Hunger Strike

Last month, the National Association of Letter Carriers collected food to stock food shelves and feed hungry Americans. This month, five people plan to go on a hunger strike on behalf of the letter carriers’ employer, the U.S. Postal Service. A group...

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