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Local Postal Workers Blast USPS Cuts

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Gaare Davis, President of American Postal Workers Union California, opposes USPS policy changes implemented by Postmaster General Louis DeJoy. August 18, 2020. Libby Denkmann/LAist
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The U.S. Postmaster General announced Tuesday he is backing off policy changes such as overtime limits and removing collection boxes.

But local members of Congress, and California’s top elections official, are still sounding the alarm about the Trump Administration’s cost-saving measures they say could jeopardize the November election -- when more voters than ever before are expected to mail in their ballots.

Local representatives of the American Postal Workers Union say the changes have already caused delays in mail sorting and delivery.

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