APWU Pittsburgh Retiree Record – August 6, 2018 Edition

Via John P. Richards, President – Pittsburgh Area Retiree Chapter of the APWU: “The Labor Day Parade this year is on September 3rd, 2018. The parade route will be the same as last year starting up by the PPG Paints Arena. Last year we lined up past the Arena up top of the hill just…

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APWU Pittsburgh Retiree Record – September 12, 2017 Edition

Via John P. Richards, President – Pittsburgh Area Retiree Chapter of the APWU: Excerpt: The Chapter and the Local had jointly sent instructions to our members and others about the assembly area and the line of march. Those instructions were the result of the Parade Committee’s determination, at our request, that all the Post Office…

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APWU Pittsburgh Retiree Record – August 15, 2017 Edition

Via John P. Richards, President – Pittsburgh Area Retiree Chapter of the APWU: “Attendance at the Labor Day Parade by all Post Office Unions marching as a single group is a truly remarkable event whose significance should not be taken lightly. Over the years from time to time animus rather than cooperation between the Unions…

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Philadelphia: No rain on their parade but labor worries remain

The T-shirted battalions of union members showed up, as usual, for the annual Labor Day parade along the Delaware River waterfront. Right on cue, the politicians were there as well, courting union support for the upcoming election cycle, just as they always do. But something was missing from Monday’s Labor Day activities. Rain. Driving, pavement-lashing…

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