How to debloat the postal bureaucracy


Or we could just get rid of it. But of course it is kept open so that its union can make campaign contributions. That is the only reason it still exists.

(From The Washington Examiner)

There’s some 10,000 USPS workers clustered in the federal headquarters in Washington, D.C., and if the agency can save 30% (or more) in total compensation costs by moving these employees elsewhere, annual savings could easily amount to hundreds of millions of dollars per year. Without firing a single soul or reducing employees’ living standards, the USPS could perhaps roll back a tenth of their annual net losses simply by implementing sensible personnel policy.


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