Saturday, April 3, 2010

dark clouds for saturday mail

'Saturday mail could end in early 2011' read the headline in the local paper the other day. The USPS is seeking to stop Saturday deliveries and cut thousands of workers in a typical cost-slashing ploy that also reduces services. Under the proposals, mail would still be accepted at post offices on Saturdays but would not be processed till after the weekend. Likewise, there would be no weekend pick-ups from mail boxes. Bah!