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Our Postal Station Workers Will Be Replaced?
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Old 03-24-2018, 10:18 PM
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Default Our Postal Station Workers Will Be Replaced?

My wife got this info from a neighbor on Nextdoor:

In an effort to save money, our independent contractor postal station workers will be replaced with USPS employees. One person will be at a station. 20 people will lose their jobs.

Has anyone else heard about this?
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Old 03-25-2018, 04:43 AM
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This doesn't make sense to me that 20 people will lose jobs and leave only one person per postal station. Isn't there a postal station for each village? There are many more than 20 villages at present. The numbers don't add up.
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Old 03-25-2018, 05:05 AM
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We have two at our station Monday to Friday
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Old 03-25-2018, 05:55 AM
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The way to save money is to eliminate the USPS totally. Let UPS and FEDEX take over. More than 95 percent of my mail is junk that is delivered at a price that is way lower than the actual cost to the taxpayers.
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Old 03-25-2018, 06:53 AM
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I talked with our postal station person yesterday and they are being let go at the end of the month. Looks like fewer people that will each have to cover multiple locations. Betting service will be slowed, especially trying to receive large packages that do not fit into bins.
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Old 03-25-2018, 07:29 AM
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I thought that USPS workers were paid extremely well? That does not make much sense unless the independent contractors are paid well???
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Old 03-25-2018, 07:44 AM
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This seems like such a dumb move. USPS employees get benefits, independent contractors don’t. USPS employees are well paid, our independent contractors bid for their jobs, which frequently puts them below minimum wage. On the plus side, there won’t be any more debates about tipping the delivery people since USPS employees can’t accept tips. I hope someone can explain the logic of this move.

I, for one, am going to give my delivery person a very large thank you gift this week. She deserves it.
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Old 03-25-2018, 07:46 AM
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PLEASE tell me this ain't true!!!

Now we must wait a couple extra days for our mail from the Cremation Society, Annuity offers, Car dealers (with the key...), Furniture stores, and Realty firms?

Not fair.
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Yes, I saw our GREAT postal contractor on Friday and she gave me the BAD news. This looks and sounds like a disaster waiting to happen. Anyone have the lady Lake postmaster phone number handy for complaints?
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Old 03-25-2018, 08:03 AM
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PLEASE tell me this ain't true!!!

Now we must wait a couple extra days for our mail from the Cremation Society, Annuity offers, Car dealers (with the key...), Furniture stores, and Realty firms?

Not fair.
And the FREE DINNERS will already be over by the time we are invited!
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