• Postal workers protest over fear of layoffs


    CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Postal workers were in uptown Thursday morning protesting a strategy to help the struggling post office cut costs.
    They're upset postal counters are opening in Staples stores and staffed with Staples employees.
    They say it replaces well-paid union workers with low-wage non-union workers.
    They're concerned it could lead to layoffs and the closing of post offices.

    The protest in uptown is one of several across the country Thursday.

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