The Postal Service plans to close 17 post offices in the Detroit district; 12 of them on Detroit’s west side.
Federal prosecutors in Detroit say a contractor provided cash, tickets to major sporting events and prostitutes in exchange for repairing Postal Service vehicles.
The postal workers work at the mail processing center on Van Born Road in Romulus.
Letter carriers in seven Metro Detroit post offices are complaining that they’re being pressured to work faster. Told that they must complete their rounds by 5 p.m, some carriers claim is creating a “hostile work environment.”
Hundreds of U.S. Postal workers rallied near Campus Martius in Detroit Tuesday in opposition to the planned elimination of Saturday mail deliver