More employees of the Richard G. Wilson Processing and Distribution Facility in Cape Girardeau have come forward and said they have noticed a delay in local mail operations and delivery. They also are concerned about their future employment with the mail-processing facility. By early next year, mail destined for Southeast Missouri will be sorted at the St. Louis mail-processing facility along with originating mail, or mail collected in Southeast Missouri, as part of a Postal Service cost-reduction plan.
The American Postal Workers Union on Sept. 5 filed a complaint with the Postal Regulatory Commission, charging "the USPS is failing to comply with its own service standards and is depriving individuals, small businesses and organizations of the service they are entitled to by law," according to the Sept. 5 APWU News Bulletin. Read more.