Communities and Postal Workers United Newsletter – Winter 2019

Source: Communities and Postal Workers United

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APWU: Thousands Proclaim the ‘U.S. Mail is Not for Sale”

Yesterday, Oct. 8, thousands of postal workers and supporters participated in over a hundred rallies across the country to proclaim that the U.S. Mail Is Not For Sale! This National Day of Action was sponsored jointly by the four postal unions. “The Postal Service belongs to the people,” said APWU President Mark Dimondstein. “The last…

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APWU Update: Confirmed Rallies for National Day of Action on October 8

09/28/2018 – Privatizers – those who want to sell the public postal service to private corporations – are hard at work. Together we can stop them in their tracks. Get ready to hit the streets with our sister postal unions, family, friends, and community allies to Save Our Service. Rallies will take place at many…

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Spokane Postal workers gather to protest privatization of mail services

By Rebecca White – September 20, 2018  Nearly two dozen postal workers and local labor union members gathered on the steps of the downtown U.S. Post Office on Thursday to protest privatizing mail services and demand Congressional action. Ken Cruz, a clerk at the U.S. Postal Service Processing and Distribution Center in Spokane, said…

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Join APWU President Dimondstein for Town Hall Call on September 6! 

09/04/2018 – We need you to build worker power to achieve our goals for a fair contract! Join us for a APWU Town Hall Call on September 6 for contract negotiation updates directly from President Dimondstein and other National Negotiations Committee members. Here are the details: The Town Hall Call will be held at two…

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APWU: It’s Time to Gear Up!

08/29/2018 – As our struggle for a good contract continues, let’s show management our union strength by rocking APWU gear. Wear APWU T-shirts, Hats, Buttons, Wristbands, etc. every Thursday to show management that we are #APWUnited! Click here to download a Gear Day flyer and spread the word. We’re Fighting for Economic Justice! We are…

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Where has the militancy of the APWU gone?

If you have ever gone to an APWU convention, you know that one of the highlights was always a great march by the delegates. I have been attending APWU conventions since 1982 and have marched with workers in Las Vegas, San Francisco, Chicago, etc., etc., etc. These marches taking to the streets have become an…

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