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Is the Post Office Breaking the Law by Eliminating Saturday Delivery?

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Feb 6, 2013 ... The U.S. Postal Service announced Wednesday morning that it was moving from six- to five-day delivery to help reduce its ever growing budget ...

Postal Service bid to end Saturday delivery fades away

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Jul 15, 2015 ... The biggest pitch: Ending Saturday delivery for letters, which the Postal Service ... will not tolerate the USPS moving away from 6-day delivery," Graves said. See also: Postal Service union contract talks break down over pay.

Delivery and Safety: A Two-Way Street | USPS Office of Inspector ...

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Mail delivery after dark raises carrier safety concerns while late mail makes ..... Guess the law does not apply to sticky fingered lazy USPS workers that get Paid to sit at ..... Some days, carriers sat on waiting time for two and a half hours. ... They come in with a mandate to eliminate routes, despite the new growth in an area.

Postal Service backs off plan to stop Saturday delivery, hints at ...

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Apr 10, 2013 ... Postal Service backs off plan to stop Saturday delivery, hints at layoffs, price hikes ... cost-cutting strategies including ending Saturday mail deliveries, closing or cutting hours at low-volume post offices ... “The board will follow the law and has directed the Postal Service to .... Fox Business Breaking Alerts

USPS to End Saturday Mail Delivery - ABC News - Go.com

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Feb 6, 2013 ... Weekend mail delivery is about to come to an end. ... USPS officials have pushed for eliminating mail and package .... However I don't see anyone asking DOD to run its affairs as a break even operation. ... this is how it should be for government employees, law enforcement and for that matter, Congress.

Postal Service Moves To Halt Saturday Mail : The Two-Way : NPR

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Feb 6, 2013 ... Eliminating Saturday delivery of first-class mail (but not packages) might ... 5 this year," Donahoe said, USPS will provide "six days of package delivery and five ... Donahoe said "it is our opinion that the way the law is set right now .... The Two- Way is the place to come for breaking news, analysis and...

The U.S. Postal Service | Need to Know | PBS

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Sep 13, 2011 ... Until 1971, mail delivery was handled by the Post Office Department, a Cabinet ... also argued that ending Saturday delivery could drive mail-order pharmacies and ..... If they do not 'pre-pay' as required by law – would they pay at all? ... and they might be able to break even and that is where they should be.

Congress Once Again Tries to Save the Postal Service - Oversight ...

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May 5, 2015 ... The Senate's postal warrior gears up for yet another battle. ... They are breaking the law. USPS would save billions by getting rid of Saturday delivery and getting rid of direct to door deliver. This would come from ... Congress has been accepting checks from Fed Ex to eliminate the competition. That's how ...

Postal service delays plan to end Saturday mail delivery - USA Today

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Apr 11, 2013 ... Post office drops plan to end Saturday delivery ... dropped its plan to eliminate Saturday mail delivery because Congress prohibited the plan.

Obama Endorses the End of Saturday Mail Delivery - Bloomberg

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Mar 5, 2014 ... So is Donahoe, who believes that ending letter delivery would save $2 ... The USPS, which lost $5 billion last year, would presumably save ...

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Post Office Keeps Saturday Delivery Thanks to Congress | TIME.com

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Apr 12, 2013 ... The Post Office's Biggest Problem Isn't Saturday Delivery — It's Congress ... If the U.S.P.S. is ever going to break even, Congress will need to pass some ... that the postal service would eliminate Saturday delivery, essentially ... Office report stated that current law required the post office to deliver s...

U.S. Postal Service To Eliminate Saturday Delivery: Will It Save Tax ...

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Feb 6, 2013 ... U.S. Postal Service To Eliminate Saturday Delivery: Will It Save Tax Dollars? ... So while the Post Office is privileged under U.S. law (it has a ... has delivered mail six days a week – with the exception of a short break in 1957.

USPS reverses plan to end Saturday mail delivery, says government ...

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Apr 10, 2013 ... According to a memo on its site, the USPS blames Congress for passing a ... Policy & Law ... aside its plan to eliminate Saturday mail delivery, at least for now. ... ViaBreaking Politics (Twitter); SourceUSPS; Related Items mail ...