Rus News Journal

The post service of the USA intends to dismiss 30 thousand persons

the Second-large employer in the USA post service USPS 30 thousand to employees in exchange for indemnification at a rate of $15 thousand According to forecasts has suggested to leave voluntary, losses of the company following the results of current fiscal year will make $7 billion Thanks to dismissals USPS the Post service of the USA intends to reduce costs to $6 billion
intends to dismiss 4,5 % from the general labour against decrease in volume of correspondence sent by Americans and input in a system of automatic systems of processing of mail. Thanks to dismissals the company intends to reduce costs to $6 mlrd in 2009.

for this purpose USPS stimulates voluntary dismissals (it concerns such positions, as clerks, distributors, mail stackers) and preschedule retirements among veterans of the company. As to postmen, how the representative of service has told, it not that area where we need reduction As the number of addresses which should serve post service, grows. In total the company intends to spend $450 million Condition of indemnifications for indemnifications have been co-ordinated with the American trade unions of post workers American Postal Workers Union and National Postal Mail Handlers Union.

According to company conditions, its employees should make the decision on voluntary leaving till September, 25th, 2009. Voluntary left it is offered to pay $10 thousand within October - December, 2009 and $ more 5 thousand in October, 2010.

financial losses USPS from the beginning of year have reached $4,7 billion Under forecasts of management USPS, losses of the company following the results of current fiscal year which comes to an end on September, 30th, will make $7 billion