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Post Office to Cut Back on Saturday Deliveries

bill3313 Wrote: Feb 06, 2013 8:45 AM
Finally. How can our clown-act government justify the use of overtime on such a waste as Sat. delivery. Who needs Sat. delivery? And if you are one of the 1% who do, go pick it up yourself and pay a fee for the salary of the guy working there. When my company suffers a set back not to mention a $16 billion set back one of the first things to be cut back is overtime. Unreal that Obama could not just add one more Executive Order to his list of over a thousand and by pass the 15% approval rated congress to do this 4 years earlier. What political class which only represents themselves.? How long has this been going on because our political class is afraid to go against federal bureaucracy and possibly losing a vote or two?
worker Wrote: Feb 06, 2013 5:24 PM
SMyles Wrote: Feb 06, 2013 9:08 AM
There's nothing special about Saturday. Millions of businesses are open Saturdays and do it without paying overtime.

It's happening, the Postal Service will end Saturday mail delivery as early as August 2013. Packages however will continue to be delivered on the weekend. More from Fox News:

The U.S. Postal Service plans to announce Wednesday that it will end Saturday mail delivery, in one of the most significant steps taken to date to cut costs at the struggling agency.

A source familiar with the decision confirmed the plan to Fox News.

Under the proposal, the Postal Service will continue to deliver packages six days a week. The plan,...

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