And you might be noticing that your mail is arriving a bit later in the day.
The Post-Dispatch reporting that some people are not getting their mail until as late as 9PM. That is the holiday crunch--the service has seen a 43-percent increase in volume this month.
The Postal Service has hired 145 employees locally to ease the burden, but many are still learning the ropes.
U.S. Postal Service officials have announced plans to end Saturday mail delivery in an effort to cut $2 billion in costs. But the letter carriers argue that USPS will also lose business if Saturday mail delivery is stopped.
Sunday's rally in St. Louis was one of dozens across the country staged by the postal workers' union as part of their National Day of Action.