Stop the Postal Sell-off: Say NO to a Privatizer as the Postmaster General

In light of the Administration’s influence on the Board and the White House’s demonstrated hostility to the mission of the public Postal Service, we have serious concerns that the Board could appoint an outright privatizer as the next PMG.  We’re organizing postal workers, allies and members of the public onto a petition to the Postal Board of Governors. We think this is a crucial front in our struggle to preserve quality, affordable, public Postal Service and the many thousands of community-sustaining jobs USPS supports.

In July 2018 the White House announced proposals to privatize the Postal Service. Now Postmaster General Megan Brennan has announced her departure as Postmaster General in January 2020. The Postmaster General has wide powers to shape the mission of USPS and there is a real risk that Brennan’s successor could hand over parts of the service to private, profit-making corporations and prepare it for a wholesale sell-off. The people will rightly expect a new Postmaster General who will uphold the Postal Service’s public mission and will work to preserve and enhance our national treasure.


We, the undersigned, believe in a public Postal Service committed to providing quality service to everyone, no matter who they are or where they live, at reasonable and uniform rates. Our United States Postal Service is an essential part of the fabric of the country and a source of good, living wage jobs for our communities. We call on you to appoint a Postmaster General who is fully committed to universal service and the public ownership of the Postal Service.

Download a PDF version of the petition here.

Sign the petition online via APWU link to Grand Alliance

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Last year the USPS ‘only’ lost $8.8 Billion! Sure select a new PMG that will continue the failed policies of Brennan. ????????

It’s doubtful that anyone from the private sector will touch this dumpster fire. They would have to take a big pay cut also….you might see a Trump yes man come in for a short term so they could clean house and privatize the money making parts….a lot hinges on the apwu contract….if the USPS gets the no layoff clause extended to 15 years then watch out!