FREDERICK, Md. (AP) — Some postal workers in Frederick are challenging a U.S. Postal Service proposal to move local mail-processing operations to Baltimore.
Members of the American Postal Workers Union spoke at a public meeting that the postal service held Tuesday night in Frederick.READ MORE: 3-Year-Old Boy In Critical Condition After Bowie Shooting
The workers say the proposal doesn’t explain how moving about 185 jobs from Frederick to other locations would save the postal service a projected $4.2 million a year.
They say the study is flawed because it doesn’t account for the recent sharp increase in gasoline prices.READ MORE: Stimulus Check Latest: Is A Fourth Relief Payment Coming?
The postal service says the proposal hasn’t been approved yet.
The agency is accepting public comments on the plan through May 25.MORE NEWS: 2nd Gentleman Doug Emhoff Visits Annapolis, Talks To Small Business Owners
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