Post Office http://wfae.org en Postal Workers Fear Expansion Of Staples Pilot Program http://wfae.org/post/postal-workers-fear-expansion-staples-pilot-program <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">About two dozen Postal Service employees protested uptown today because they fear more of their work will be outsourced to Staples.</span></p><p>The protest was in response to a comment made by the Postmaster General, in which he said he was so pleased with a pilot program with Staples that he would like to see a post office counter in all 1,500 Staples stores.</p><p> Thu, 24 Apr 2014 21:13:44 +0000 Tasnim Shamma 49665 at http://wfae.org Postal Workers Fear Expansion Of Staples Pilot Program Post Office To Remove Dozens Of Boxes In Advance Of DNC http://wfae.org/post/post-office-remove-dozens-boxes-advance-dnc <p>http://66.225.205.104/20120821Postal.mp3</p><p>The United States Postal Service is removing 38 of its blue collection boxes and sealing up mail chutes within a three-block radius of Time Warner Cable Arena because of the Democratic National Convention.</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The decision affects between 1,500 and 2,000 customers in uptown Charlotte. Those customers will have to go to the office on 201 North McDowell Street or the Charlotte Processing Facility at 2901 Scott </span>Futrell<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Drive to pick up and send mail.</span></p> Wed, 22 Aug 2012 17:00:00 +0000 Tasnim Shamma 9068 at http://wfae.org Post Office To Remove Dozens Of Boxes In Advance Of DNC