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.
To see more local news stories, click here.
Postal workers protest over fear of layoffs
Airline contractor at airport exposes himself to 16-year-old girl, sources say
Charlotte pastor, wife expecting twins after losing sons in 2015 crash
Olympic High School basketball player dies suddenly
Severe weather kills 19 in Georgia and Mississippi; death toll could rise