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Louis DeJoy is sabotaging USPS!

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    Louis DeJoy is sabotaging USPS!

    Petition to Congress and the President:
    We urge you to stop Postmaster General Louis DeJoy’s plan to shutter more than 200 post offices and other USPS facilities in the coming years as a part of his vision for USPS austerity. The Postal Service is an essential public service, and its scope should be increased — not decreased — to provide for our communities, especially rural communities.

    Trump’s Postmaster General Louis DeJoy just ambushed the postal workers union with his plan to shutter as many as 200 post offices and USPS facilities.Click here to stop DeJoy.

    DeJoy’s Great Consolidation of postal facilities will likely cost good union jobs. DeJoy already announced his plan to cut 50,000 Postal Service positions over the next decade.2 The job loss from shuttering facilities will only add to that number.  

    Closing facilities will eliminate more than 50,000 good union jobs and could compromise the ability of the Postal Service to carry out its essential functions — like delivering ballots safely3 and bringing life-saving prescriptions to seniors and rural communities.4

    The Postal Service is an essential public service, yet DeJoy cares more about cutting costs than making sure USPS performs its key functions. 

    Sign the petition: Congress must stop DeJoy from closing 200 postal facilities and cutting 50,000 USPS jobs!

    USPS funding is a major equity concern. The postal service is the lifeblood of much of rural America, where people rely on the USPS to deliver goods and transmit information. In areas without internet access, US mail is absolutely essential.4

    And there’s another problem with DeJoy’s plan: it reinforces the idea that USPS should be managed like a business. That’s absurd. USPS is a public good. 

    As the legislative and political director for the New York Metro Area Postal Union said of DeJoy’s latest plan, “DeJoy's Great Consolidation is a true danger to the public post office."5

    Instead of slashing postal workers, we should be taking advantage of the huge opportunity USPS offers for our country. USPS should expand its services for rural and low-income communities even further by looking into offering banking services, internet access, and more.4

    Sign the petition: Congress must stop DeJoy from closing 200 postal facilities and cutting 50,000 USPS jobs!


    1. GovExec, “USPS Lists Hundreds of Post Offices and Other Facilities Where It Will Consolidate Operations,” August 26, 2022.
    2. GovExec, “USPS Plans to Slash 50,000 Positions in Coming Years to Reach 'Break Even' Point - Government Executive,” July 28, 2022.
    3. Ibid.
    4. Common Dreams, “'A True Danger to the Public Post Office': DeJoy Moves to Consolidate USPS Facilities,” August 27, 2022.
    5. Vox, “If the US Postal Service shuts down, rural America will suffer the most,” April 16, 2020.