NPMHU National Executive Board Unanimously Endorses Staples Boycott

May 27, 2014 – The Stop Staples campaign continues to capture prominent media attention. To fuel this momentum, the APWU is calling for a “Don’t Buy” campaign. All Union members are being asked to avoid patronizing Staples during this boycott. The outsourcing of Postal jobs and services must stop. The NPMHU Executive Board has committed…

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USPS OIG: Leaving Traditional Benefits Behind?

Offering workplace benefits such as health and retirement programs and paid vacations is a well established way to attract and retain talented workers. But the structure of these offerings has been changing in the public and private sectors over the past 20 to 30 years for several reasons, including rising pension debts; a more mobile…

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Mail delivery to your door could end

Mail delivery to the door could become a thing of the past for many. Currently, 37 million American homes and businesses get mail delivered at the doors. Now, about 15 million of them are at risk of losing home delivery, if House Republicans have their way. It will only affect homes that get deliveries at…

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USPS: Fifth-grade students at River Roads Lutheran School ‘Write on’

Fifth-grade students at River Roads Lutheran School in St. Louis, MO, recently wrote letters to PMG Pat Donahoe, demonstrating the skills they developed from having a Post Office in their school. Donahoe wrote back to thank the students for taking the time to contact to him. “It’s always a pleasure to receive letters from our…

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USPS: ‘Family’ man, New York letter carrier rescues tenants

When Queens, NY, Letter Carrier Joseph Urbina heard loud crying and screaming coming from the fourth floor of an apartment house, he ran toward the building and saw a raging fire inside one of the units. Urbina immediately called 911 and helped a family escape from the burning apartment. Then he ran through the building,…

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APWU: New Hampshire Teachers Union Joins ‘Don’t Buy Staples’ Campaign

Web News Article #: 103-14 May 27, 2014 – The New Hampshire chapter of the American Federation of Teachers has joined the movement to Stop Staples, with the Board of Directors voting on May 23 to endorse the ‘Don’t Buy Staples’ campaign. The AFT-New Hampshire represents 4,000 teachers, school staff and public employees. AFT-New Hampshire…

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