AFT Joins ‘Don’t Buy Staples’ Campaign, Strikes Fear in Staples Bosses, USPS Mgmt

Staples, USPS Use Trickery to Try to Derail Boycott News Service Bulletin – Vol. 44, No. 10 (306.36 KB) July 17, 2014 – When the American Federation of Teachers (AFT) voted to join the ‘Don’t Buy Staples’ movement on July 12, it struck fear into the hearts of Staples bosses and USPS management. So much…

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East Dixfield, ME Post Office may be closed or its weekly hours reduced

(July 17, 2014) EAST DIXFIELD — Depending on the results of a U.S. Postal Service survey, the service may close its East Dixfield Post Office or reduce the weekly office hours. Those results will be made public by Postal Service officials at the post office at 4 p.m. Tuesday, July 22. Even if it remains…

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Postal Service likely to trim hours at Brush Valley, PA office

(July 17, 2014) BRUSH VALLEY — Customers of the Brush Valley Post Office and others voiced their concerns at a Wednesday meeting with the U.S. Postal Service. Jeff Klamut, U.S. Postal Service operations manager, held the 5 p.m. meeting at the Brush Valley Fire Hall to inform the community and answer questions about coming changes…

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Postal Service to cut Huletts Landing, NY office hours

In the fall of 2012 the United States Postal Service began a two-year nationwide process of notifying communities of potential changes to their post office hours and this process has now made its way to Huletts Landing. About 13,000 post offices nationwide have seen their hours reduced by this program, some dropping to six hours,…

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Future homes may not have individual mailboxes

In the near future, new homes may not get their own mailboxes. Instead, the U.S. Postal Service is moving toward “cluster mailboxes,” similar to those seen in apartment complexes, for residential mail service. On Tuesday, the Coweta County Board of Commissioners approved changes to the county’s zoning ordinance to regulate the cluster mailboxes. The changes…

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Woody Creek, Colorado post office hours on the chopping block

The days of a full-time postal center in Woody Creek appear to be numbered. The Woody Creek post office is among the 13,000 post offices across the U.S. going through a review process known as the Post Plan. The plan is designed to “right size” smaller post offices throughout the country. All post offices at…

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Rosanky, TX post office cutting hours amidst outcry

Operating hours will be cut in half starting in October. Rosanky residents are upset because the town’s post office plans to cut its hours starting in the beginning of October. On Thursday, more than 20 residents packed into the small building thinking they were at a meeting organized by the United States Postal Service to…

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Reduced Hours of Operation at Montague, Texas Post Office

(July 16, 2014) Postal customers in Montague will see a reduction in hours at the town’s post office. For several years, the U.S. Postal Service has been trying to cut operating costs.  And as Mechell Dixon found out, last night the service told residents there will be a reduction in hours in the town’s post…

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