Portland OR: Neighborhood protests against “consolidated casing” test

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — Residents in the Kenton neighborhood held a rally against the test program being run by the United States Postal Service.

The program, called “Consolidated Casing,” is supposed to speed up mail carriers and eliminate routes. However, neighbors complained that mail has been arriving late or at the wrong location. It’s also left mail carriers scrambling.

“There’s just a lot more work than there would normally be,” said Willie Groshell of the Oregon State Association of Letter Carriers. “We’re trying to do our best, and we want the people that live here in Kenton to understand what’s happening, so that they can be kind and loving to all the people doing the work here, and have an actual direction to voice their concerns.”

Source: Kenton community members hold ‘Postal Protest Rally’ | KOIN.com