|INDIANA STATE AFL-CIO|
Rallies to Save America's Postal Service Set for Tuesday!
The United States Postal Service (USPS) is under attack in Washington. A 2006 postal reform law requires the USPS to pre-fund 75 years' worth of future retiree health benefits within just 10 years. No other federal agency or private enterprise is forced to pre-fund similar benefits like this, especially on such an aggressive schedule.
This unnecessary mandate costs the USPS $5.5 billion per year and is the sole reason for its losses over the past four years. Now, some in Congress want to take this opportunity to gut the USPS, eliminating hundreds of thousands of jobs, ending Saturday delivery and closing hundreds of post offices in communities across the nation.
This coming Tuesday working men and women in every single Congressional district across America will hold rallies in support of House Resolution 1351, a bill that addresses the financial crisis facing the Postal Service and saves jobs.
Join us on Tuesday, September 27, 2011 from 4 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. at an event near you and help us deliver a message to Congress: Save the Postal Service!
For more information visit www.http://www.saveamericaspostalservice.org/
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