USPS Postmaster General Louis DeJoy Credit: YouTube screengrab

US Postal Service (USPS) employees are sounding the alarm over postmaster general Louis DeJoy’s 10-year plan to gut the agency, saying it will put people out of work and delay mail service for millions of Americans.

According to the Guardian, DeJoy — whom then-President Donald Trump appointed to head the USPS in 2020 — is in the midst of enacting a 10-year plan to consolidate mail sorting facilities dubbed “Delivering for America,” which he claims will reduce costs. As of December 2023, there are currently 30 mail processing facilities that are being considered for consolidation, which the Guardian estimates could cost 25 jobs per consolidation. DeJoy is ultimately aiming to consolidate approximately 400 over the course of the strategic plan.

“It will eliminate jobs, good jobs,” said Pennsylvania Postal Workers Union president Mike Stephenson. “It’s one more process in the 10-year plan that DeJoy put in when Trump appointed him to destroy the postal service.”

While Democrats have repeatedly called for DeJoy’s ouster as […]

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