Pittsburgh Area Retiree Chapter’s “The Retiree Record” (Special Staples Edition)

Click Here for APWU Pittsburgh Area Retiree Chapter’s The Retiree Record [PDF] After decades of dormancy, the Union reemerged as a fighting institution on April 24! All over the country thousands of APWU members and supporting Unions, along with other labor activists, demonstrated our outrage at Staples stores over their raiding of Post Office jobs….

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Stop Staples! Postal Workers, Supporters Protest Across Country

APWU Web News Article #078-14, April 24, 2014 APWU members and supporters ramped up the fight to Stop Staples and its bid to open postal counters in 1,500 stores nationwide at events across the country on April 24, a National Day of Action. Protests were held in 56 locations in 27 states. In Washington, DC…

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Postal workers union plans protest Thursday outside Staples in Bethlehem Township, Pa.

Members of a local postal workers union plan to protest a move to open U.S. Postal Service retail centers inside dozens of Staples stores across the country. The new outlets are staffed by Staples employees — not postal workers — and labor officials say that move replaces good-paying union jobs with low-wage, nonunion workers. They…

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Postal workers to protest at Staples – CNN.com

Staples shoppers could face a postal workers’ picket line on Thursday. The American Postal Workers Union has organized protests at 50 of the office supplies stores in 27 states to oppose a deal where U.S. postal products and services are sold at Staples. It’s not the first postal worker protest against the Staples mini post…

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APWU Press Release – April 23, 2014

Postal Workers to Protest Privatization At More than 50 Staples Stores in 27 States on April 24 Message to Staples: The U.S. Mail Is Not for Sale WASHINGTON – Thousands of members of the American Postal Workers Union (APWU) and community activists will engage in National Day of Action on Thursday, April 24, to protest…

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Americans gear up for Day of Action to support their local postal workers | Examiner.com

Concerned Americans and union members are busy making plans for events at more than 50 Staples stores in 27 states on Thursday, April 24, to protest the deal between the USPS and the office-supply chain. “We must win this fight,” said union President Mark Dimondstein, “and we can win it — but only if the…

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NALC stands with APWU to ‘Stop Staples’ – NALC.org

NALC President Fredric Rolando encourages all NALC members to join with the members of the American Postal Workers Union and the other postal unions in a national day of action this Thursday, April 24, to protest the privatization of postal retail services at Staples stores. “As we proved in our successful 2007 campaign against the…

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STOP Staples: The US Mail Is Not for Sale – YouTube

American Postal Workers Union members, William Flannagan, LeRoy Lavender and Kenyon Beasley denounce plans to install post offices in for-profit Staples stores with low-wage Staples employees. This secret deal between US Postal Service management and Staples is part of the right-wing effort to privatize public services and lower wages that impact all workers eventually. They…

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