Thursday, December 27, 2012

We Want MORE Goodies Delivered!

“We’re starving because they’re starving the Postal Service,” said strike organizer Jamie Patridge, a retired postal worker. “We’re here to tell Congress they should be ashamed."

A group of postal workers striking against proposed cuts to the U.S. Postal Service (USPS) declared a "people's victory" late Saturday after holding a fast for six days.

Feed em Whoppers!

The small group of retired and active letter carriers, calling themselves the Communities and Postal Workers United (CPWU), had staged protests on the National Mall and Capitol Hill this week to raise awareness about proposed legislation that would reduce the USPS delivery week to five days.

Cutting mail delivery to five days will eliminate 80,000 postal jobs, according to postal unions.

“We will not stand by as our beloved postal service is destroyed,” Tom Dodge, a postal worker from Baltimore, said in a statement from the CPWU...

More at The Hill...And More...w

Of  course this six day hunger strike only lasted five days...and ended early for Christmas eve goodies. This is just another example of the entitled government worker complex infecting our whole bloated system.

My sister and brother must be so proud of their  public sector "Union Brothers and Sisters".


Woodsterman (Odie) said...

It's those damn postal trucks that cost the big bucks.

Scott Way said...

My grandad was always right...And he drove mule and buggy or an efficient Model T Ford on his mail route!