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More than fifty staff at Crown Post Offices across Wales have gone on strike over proposals to offer their sites to be franchised.
Protesters outside a branch in Neath raised fears job may be lost.
"We are specialised in what we do, but we are specialised in the Post Office" said Marilyn O'Connell.
"Where do [people] go after this, if they've given 20/40 years service?"
The Communication Workers Union (CWU) claims that plans to close or franchise 70 of the UK’s biggest post offices - known as the Crown network - will affect hundreds of jobs.
Dave Ward, the CWU's deputy general secretary, said, "Our Post Office members are standing up against destructive plans which would slash 20% of the Crown network and are simply asking for fair treatment and job security.
"The Post Office's plans are short-sighted and would rob the network of the most productive offices while simultaneously putting hundreds of jobs at risk and potentially damaging local economies.
“We'd like to see a better vision for a successful network which maintains services in the heart of communities alongside quality jobs.
"We're confident this could be achieved if Post Office management would agree to negotiations".
Crown Post Office workers have gone on strike across Wales today to protest against plans to close some of their offices.
Workers at post offices in Carmarthen, Morriston, Neath and Port Talbot have taken part, along with those in Holyhead and Llangefni.
In February, the Post Office announced plans to close or franchise out 70 sites across the UK.