12/11/2013 10:05 EST | Updated 02/10/2014 05:59 EST

Canadian Press NewsAlert:Canada Post to reduce number of jobs by 6,000 to 8,000

OTTAWA - Canada Post says it plans to eliminate 6,000 to 8,000 positions during the next five years, mainly through attrition. The postal service says it expects nearly 15,000 employees to retire or leave the company in that time frame, which it says more than covers its cost reduction targets.

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