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About Those Postal Retiree Health Benefits

andrew299 Wrote: Apr 14, 2012 8:36 AM
It should also raise the entry test standards for employees to what is was 45 years ago. The average postal employee I have been forced deal with for years is not very bright, doesn't care about customer service, and is lazy, thanks to affirmative action. We should eliminate the whole system

While Congress is busy trying to figure out how it’s going to continue screwing up the U.S. Postal Service, postal expert Michael Schuler has been busy analyzing the reasons why it’s so screwed up to begin with. Last week, Michael released a paper on congressional micromanagement of the USPS. A new paper looks at the complicated and controversial topic of postal retiree health benefits.

A common claim made by the postal unions and other defenders of the unsustainable status quo is that the USPS would be a-okay if a 2006 law hadn’t required the postal service to...

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