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Rural letter carriers across United States, including in Oklahoma, are dealing with a new work structure that they say affects their hours and pay.
After significant pushback and delay, rural mail carriers will see their first severely cut paycheck on May 26.
The union protecting those carriers, The National Rural Letter Carriers Association , has filed a level four class-action lawsuit, but the planned pay cuts are still scheduled.
USPS MAIL CARRIERS PUSHING BACK AGAINST PLANNED PAY CUTS
"It's aggravating," a rural mail carrier said. The mail carrier has chosen to remain anonymous out of fear of retaliation and possible job loss. "We weren’t trained on the scanners. We didn't get any formal training on the scanners to know how they work and what needs to be done. It’s infuriating."