Update: Bankrupt Postal Service to End Saturday Delivery; Job Security WorriesSubmitted by SteveMT on Wed, 02/06/2013 - 11:34
Job Security is an oxymoron. The sooner USPS workers learn that the better.
Postal Service to End Delivery of Letters on Saturdays
By RON NIXON -Published: February 6, 2013
WASHINGTON — The Postal Service is expected to announce on Wednesday morning that it will stop delivering letters and other mail on Saturdays, but continue to handle packages, a move the financially struggling agency said would save about $2 billion annually as it looks for ways to cut cost.
The agency has long sought Congressional approval to end mail delivery on Saturdays. But Congress, which continues to work on legislation to reform the agency, has resisted. It is unclear how the agency will be able to end the six-day delivery of mail without Congressional approval.
Postal workers worry about job security
By Chris Isidore - February 6, 2013: 5:21 PM ET
When Edward Dyer started work as a letter carrier 18 years ago in New York City, job security was one of the selling points.