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Philip Rubio is Professor of history at North Carolina A&T State University, and author of There's Always Work at the Post Office: African American Postal Workers and the Fight for Jobs, Justice, and Equality (2010) and Undelivered: From the Great Postal Strike of 1970 to the Manufactured Crisis of the U.S. Postal Service (2020)

Austerity Saturdays from the Postal Service

by on February 10, 2013

It’s Saturday February 9th as I write this. Every postal worker knows by heart their first official day of work as their “anniversary date.” Not for sentimental reasons, but for purposes of seniority, retirement, and all the benefits thereof. It’s an important date. 

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