#SaveThePostOffice

Announcing a day of action to #SaveThePostOffice. Mark Dimondstein (Pres. of the American Postal Workers Union) layed out why it’s so important that the public stands in solidarity with postal workers to call for $25B in emergency funding.

Nearly 100,000 veterans work for the U.S. Postal Service, one of the country’s largest employer of veterans. Although it’s facing significant financial hardship due to Covid-19, Lee Zeldin voted against the Heroes Act (the follow up relief bill to the one passed in March). It would provide the Postal Service with:

1) $25 billion to make up for lost revenue

2) Emergency funding for personal protective equipment, and

3) premium pay ($13/hr) for all postal employees until 60 days after the pandemic ends. (HR 6800, Vote #109, 5/15/20)

LeeZeldinRecord.com

JOIN US on SATURDAY AUG 22ND AT 11 am

Rally in EAST HAMPTON – #SaveThePostOffice

We meet in front of Hook Mill and then walk single file (with masks) past the East Hampton Post Office.

Speaker: Laura Ahearn https://www.ahearnforstatesenate.com/

Event links:

https://www.facebook.com/events/238860210605417/permalink/238980220593416/

Post boxes purportedly being removed in West Harlem. People should be in the streets!

Related post on this blog: https://resistancesuffolk.blog/2020/08/14/undermining-the-u-s-postal-service-to-rig-the-election/

About D. Posnett MD

Emeritus Prof. of Medicine, Weill Cornell Medical College
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