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British postal workers on strike over job cuts and office closures

Staff in hundreds of post offices are starting industrial action on Monday in a bitter row with the government over jobs, pay and closures. The Communication Workers Union (CWU) said the strike — the 12th since Easter — will affect up to 4,000 staff in 372 offices in England, Wales,…

Sen. Sanders seeks to save Postal Service from a ‘death spiral’

With the U.S. Postal Service proposing to make draconian cuts to its workforce and services starting in mid-May, Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT) has emerged as the leading opponent of any changes that would reduce the quality of service on which many Americans depend. The plan announced this week would involve…