Letter Carriers to Picket Postal Service Headquarters to Protest Outsourcing Mail Delivery to Private Firms
Letter carriers from 18 states across the nation, including National Association of Letter Carriers President William H. Young, will demonstrate in front of U.S. Postal
Service headquarters with informational picketing on Monday, April 16 at 2
p.m. EDT to protest contracting out of city letter carriers jobs.
Young and the letter carriers will be joined by members of Congress
angered at the Postal Service’s decision to outsource mail delivery to both
existing and future city letter carrier territory to private companies and
The NALC and its supporters in Congress believe contracting out will
expose both residential and business postal customers to security problems,
poor service, and a disjointed and unreliable delivery workforce.
At the demonstration, Young plans to deliver a message to Postmaster
General John E. Potter demanding a halt to the practice.
WHEN: Monday, April 16 at 2 p.m. EDT
WHERE: In front of Postal Service Headquarters, 475 L’Enfant Plaza, SW,
WHO: NALC President William H. Young, letter carriers from over 18
states, and members of Congress.
WHAT: To protest contracting out of letter carrier work to private
companies and individuals.
Further information is available on the NALC website: http://www.nalc.org.
SOURCE National Association of Letter Carriers