Video: Union leader sheds light on delay of postal consolidation plan

The president of American Postal Workers Union Local 482 says Greensboro facility could not handle increased volume of mail

By Joe Dashiell – May 28, 2015
A local union leader says the facility in Greensboro that was slated to process Roanoke’s mail cannot handle the increase.   Carlton Cooper is the President of American Postal Workers Union Local 482.  He says Roanoke’s mail now goes to Greensboro to be cancelled. Then he says, 60 to 80 percent of it is hauled back to Roanoke for processing.

“You need to fight for first class service for a first class stamp,” Cooper told WDBJ7 Thursday morning. “And I know that the postal service is not coming to their end of the bargain.”

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  1. Union and NAME of Local/Branch
    APWU Roanoke Local 482
    Office held, if any
    Retired

    Another Postal failure. They tried this in December of 2000 or 2001 sending mail to Greensboro. It eas a complete failure. Christmas was delayed. Note # the following spring The plant manager of Roanoke got a bill from the plant manager of Greensboro for all the Overtime they used to process our mail. So much for saving money and delivering the mail on time.

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