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Friday, August 12, 2011

NOW The Postal Service Plans To Cut 220,000 Jobs

Postal officials tell Federal News Radio they want to eliminate 220,000 jobs by 2015. 100,000 of those would come through attrition. The remaining 120,000 would come in the form of layoffs, if Congress agrees to eliminate layoff protections in collective bargaining agreements. USPS also wants to set up and manage its own retirement and health benefits plans for employees.  

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2 comments:

Anonymous said...

We have a few companies that have been successful in the delivery business. These companies are UPS,FED EX and others. They are money makers.
The government has one company that delivers the same and they have failed at that for years.
Everything the government gets into it fails . The entire government is a failure.

Al in Fenwick said...

Wanna solve the unemployment problem? USPS employs nearly 600,000 people. There are about 400,000 people unemployed. The USPS pays no unemployment taxes so, if they become unemployed, it costs the States nothing. Privatize the mail delivery and hire private sector employees. More than enough are readily available.

I'm not even running for President!