Civic Sq. publish workplace to shut in November. Picture: GoogleMaps.

POSTAL employees will protest towards the closure of the Civic Sq. publish workplace at 9.30 on Monday morning (October 31).

The publish workplace is scheduled to close its doorways in November following unsuccessful lease negotiations.

Communication Employees Union Central department secretary Shane Murphy mentioned plans to completely shut the native Civic Sq. Put up Workplace will probably be an enormous blow to native residents and companies and that postal employees are calling on the federal authorities to step in.

“Getting access to an area publish workplace is extra vital than ever. To close down Civic Sq., leaving the local people excessive and dry is disgraceful,” Mr Murphy mentioned.

“Australia Put up has refused to decide to re-opening the outlet in one other location, as a substitute deciding to close up store completely on the expense of the local people. “

Mr Murphy mentioned the choice to close the native Australia Put up outlet was made with none session with the group or the employees employed on the location.

“Australia Put up being permitted to completely rob the local people of its important retail postal companies, based mostly purely on a failure to safe a brand new lease association, would set a harmful precedent for the continued safety of all group publish workplaces throughout the nation,” he mentioned.

“Postal employees and their communities needed to battle tooth and nail lately to cease Australia Put up decreasing the frequency of their mail supply companies. We gained that battle, however now we’re having to battle for our native publish workplace as properly. It’s time the federal authorities stepped in and assured native residents and companies gained’t have their important native companies ripped away.”