Technological changes and employment in the United States Postal Service ... December, 1932.

by Witt Bowden

Publisher: U.S. Govt. Print. Off. in Washington

Written in English
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Edition Notes

SeriesBulletin of the United States Bureau of Labor Statistics,, 574, Employment and unemployment series
ContributionsUnited States. Bureau of Labor Statistics.
LC ClassificationsHD8051 .A62 no. 574
The Physical Object
Paginationv, 69 p.
Number of Pages69
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL261658M
LC Control Numberl 33000003

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For more than years, the United States Postal Service has provided the American people with a secure and efficient delivery connection that binds our nation together. Today, postal employees handle approximately 41 percent of the world's volume--more than million pieces every day, billion pieces every week--delivering to a total of /5(15).

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The United States Postal Service (USPS) today released its fiscal year (FY) 2nd quarter financial statement and the news is both predictable and alarming. The agency posted a net loss of $ billion, but it is $ million more than the same quarter last year ($ billion).

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The United States Postal Service (also known as USPS, the Post Office, informally as the P.O., or the U.S. Mail) is the third largest employer in the United States, after the Department of Defense and Wal–Mart. It employs overworkers in o U.S.

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Technological change has come to absorb an increasing share of the attention of the economist in recent years. Several attempts have been made to assess the quantitative importance of technological change, as opposed to increases in factor supplies, in accounting for the secular rise in per capita incomes in the United States.

Despite this impressive legacy, the Postal Service is now back on the ropes. While there are a lot of reasons, the key long-term challenge is years -- TWO HUNDRED YEARS -.

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