I've been collecting unemployment since mid-January. Or trying to anyway...
I haven't seen a check since Feb, and it's a problem w/ the post office here.
This both a venting post and looking for feedback...what do you guys think should be done about this crap?
It started with the 2 week check I certified for on March 8th. It should have arrived March 11. But it never came. So I went to UI office March 15. After stopping the check, they checked it out and said it was returned by my local Post Office. So they issued a replacement check. That never came either.
Then I certified on March 22 for my next check. Well that hasn't arrived either.
So on March 27 I go back to UI. This time I get a supervisor to handle my case. So she stops all the checks, and re-issue. She says I should have them by Sat. April 1. If not, she gave me her ext. # and told me call first thing Monday. The 1st replacement check and the March 22 check have not been returned or cashed.
And on March 21, I called UI and asked them to reset my pin. So I could generate a piece of mail from UI. And lo and behold, on March 24 (fri) I get a letter from UI, informing me that the pin was reset and if I did it ignore the letter, otherwise call UI.
WTH! I get that damn letter, but no checks.
And the UI supervisor had a few stories of her own about post office problems. She lives in town here too.
I get at least 3 pieces of mail a week that are from the other side of town (various addresses)...and my Dad lives 4 blocks away and has the same crap going on.
In fact, on Sat, I was at my Dad's house, and he was looking at this catalog that came...then he turns it over to the back and says "sh*t, this isn't mine".
It belonged a few doors down. On Mon, my dad tells me that when he took that catalog over to the neighbor's house, she asked him if he had her husband's check. WTF!
So anyway, when the first check was found returned, I went to the Post Office. I get this a**wipe supervisor, who stands there telling me, "well, we need to see the check envelope to do anything..." Yeah, how the h*ll am I supposed to manage that? So I start b*tching about the wrong mail being delivered all the time...so this jack*ss says "well, did you get any wrong mail today?" I said no...so he says "well, I can't do anything about that then".
Then he says "well, I have things to do..." and I said what are you going to do about my checks...I want to file a complaint. He says "well, you don't have any proof of anything, you can't file a complaint.." and "we don't have your checks, we don't hold mail and spread it out so the carriers have work for all week"
At that point I started to shake...that happens right before I might kill someone...I had a powerful urge to just reach across the counter and rip his adam's apple out...when I felt my Dad's hand on my arm. He knows how I get...
And on March 27, went back to the Post office. Once again I got a spin move. So now I'm really pissed.
So I'm going on a mission. Going to gather copies of each piece of wrong mail that comes, and then send copies along with a letter to the Postmaster General in Washington. And write a letter to the Editor of the county daily newspaper. And I'm headed for a Village Board meeting, to ask them to include this issue in the next Village newsletter...to inform the citizens and ask for citizens to report their problems with the mail.
And I'm thinking about going door to door with a petition or something...I know this isn't isolated to me.
This merits an investigation. and some heads should roll. I think I had a right to file a complaint at the Post Office too. That supervisor thinks he's real smart...I'll fix his stupid a**. There's more than one way to skin a cat other than starting at the a**hole...
I have pulled a lot of stories on the internet on this sort of crap...here's a few link
Lol, I have about a hundred of these...
And I can't find the one where it said that it's next to impossible to fire postal workers...so prosecutors usually just plea bargain to get the sob's to quit the post office. And what a crock that is.
here's a forum on some postal worker thefts...uh, some strong language there folks... link
if ya noticed, under my avatar my location says going postal...
I hope I can resolve this peacefully...although I'm beginning to have my doubts that I can control myself much longer...