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Thirty Jobs to be Eliminated if Postal Service Ends in City

December 12th, 2011 by WCBC Radio

All signs point to an end to mail processing operations in Cumberland- and that means  30 jobs would be eliminated and delivery of first-class mail that now takes a day could take two to three days. Phil Jones, president of Local 513, American Postal Workers Union, said that is the current proposal on the table by the U.S. Postal Service.  Representing postal clerks and maintenance workers in Allegany and Garrett counties, Jones has announced that there  will be a public hearing on Dec. 19 at 6 p.m. at Fort Hill High School where members of the public can make comments, ask questions and register their feedback. The Allegany County Commissioners have heard from concerned local postal employees and have been in conversation with federal representatives but are having little luck…

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