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Goodbye 2-a-Day Delivery

We used to have what we called a two a day service. Where you could mail the mail in the morning and it would get there in the afternoon. You got two… …read more

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Unexpected Delivery

Registered mail was supposed to be in an individual pouch, and this guy, great, really nice man, big and strong tall guy, he dumped this out and a… …read more

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4 AM Shift

I’ve had them call me in at 4 o’clock in the morning because they needed you bad and then you’d get to the Post Office and they’d say it was… …read more

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Stacking up the Christmas Mail

Christmas? When I first hired on we didn’t have enough room. We would unload the box car and we would stack the mail from that car up against the… …read more

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Drifting Apart

The first few years I was working we all did the same thing. We were supposed to have mail handlers and clerks but we all got in the box cars, we all… …read more

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Deer Prank

I was at one of these highway Post Offices which took the place of RPO’s. I had this guy that was running on this thing one day, and they were… …read more

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The Best Concept of the Postal Service

We wanted to be the best, in other words we would actually have contests among us as to who could stick the most mail the fastest. It was the prime… …read more

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Regular RPO

A regular employee had a regular job. Every time you went out, you either worked the rack, or a paper case, a register, local mail, they had a… …read more

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RPO Postal Employees

I found out, through experience, that RPO Postal employees, in my opinion, are much more competent and determined to do a good job than other Postal… …read more

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No Flexible in "Part Time Flexible"

PTF was slave labor. There was no Part Time and there was no Flexible to it. We were working 12 hours a day, 6 days a week, and no overtime;… …read more

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