Ann Albro-Mathieu, president of the Providence, RI Area American Postal Workers Union Local 387, talks about why trusting your mail to a minimum wage Staples employee is not the same as trusting your mail to a fully trained postal officer. Her union led a recent demonstration outside the Staples store on North Main St. last Thursday.
By Steve Ahlquist on April 29, 2014
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