National League of Postmasters urges ...

National League of Postmasters urges fight to save rural Post Offices

There are 2 comments on the Bluefield Daily Telegraph story from Sep 23, 2011, titled National League of Postmasters urges fight to save rural Post Offices. In it, Bluefield Daily Telegraph reports that:

To close or not to close, that is the question that the U.S. Postal Service is wrestling with as it deals with an imbalance associated with revenue reductions and increased costs.

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USPS Is A Business

United States

#1 Sep 24, 2011
When GM was losing money hand over fist they negotiated with the UAW and cut the worker's pay to keep the costs in line and keep the company from going under. Those people actually work for a living. USPS workers are some of the laziest $25 an hour making people I have ever seen. Cut them down to $20 an hour and USPS wouldn't have a bit of problem with budget shortfalls.

Run that shit like a business and quit wasting money on paying your people way more than they're worth.
I KNOW

Princeton, WV

#2 Sep 24, 2011
ABSOLUTELY as with ANY business sometimes wages are adjusted because of conditions and I have had that in a job I had.....in the real world that can and does happen.
This a thing in private companies called OPERATING EXPENSE and this is wages -benefits-utilities rent etc and all expenses and bottom line when OPERATING EXPENSES are out of control they have to be restrained...for survival.

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