The Postal Reorganization Act of 1970 included the goal of matching postal employees’ compensation with that of private sector workers. The recently enacted Postal Accountability and Enhancement Act (PAEA) did not alter that goal. However, such a comparison is virtually impossible since private sector compensation varies considerably by locale, whereas postal compensation does not. It is also difficult to decide what constitutes a comparable job, and how benefits should be considered.
All things considered, the U.S. Postal Service performed well in processing and delivering election and political mail during the 2018 midterm elections. But there are areas that could be improved for the general election in 2020.
In response to a request by the Postmaster General, we...Read More