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Postal Service to Add Thousands of Union Jobs in 2014 - Government Executive
The U.S. Postal Service will soon add thousands of union jobs to its rolls, a major postal labor group announced Monday. Thanks to an independent arbitration ruling earlier this month, USPS will add or convert at least 9,000 jobs previously held by part-time, non-union employees to bargaining unit positions. At least 3,000 of those jobs will be filled by full-time, career employees, according to the American Postal Workers Union.

Unions Protest Postal Service Processing Plant Relocation from Industry to Santa Ana - San Gabriel Valley Tribune
More than 50 people picketed a U.S. Postal Service facility in Industry where union members say plans to relocate first-class mail processing to Orange County will result in big delays to San Gabriel Valley customers.

Union, along with Community Protest USPS Relocating Florence Processing Facility - WBTW News 13
People of different walks of life, bonded by one issue gathered in front of post office in Florence Saturday morning to protest the departure of the postal service's processing facility.