Special Delivery: 150,000+ to USPS – ‘Implement Postal Banking Now!’

Web News Article #: 231-2015 12/17/2015 – Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) joined members of the Campaign for Postal Banking on Dec. 17 to make a special delivery to the biggest delivery organization of all – the U.S. Postal Service. Norton and a coalition of 29 consumer, labor and civic organizations – including the APWU…

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APWU: More Than 150,000 Have Signed Postal Banking Petition

Web News Article #: 228-2015 12/08/2015 – More than 150,000 people have signed a petition launched by the Campaign for Postal Banking urging Postmaster General Megan Brennan to implement postal banking in post offices across the country. Organizers plan to deliver the petitions this month. Have you signed? If not, there’s still time. Click here…

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APWU: Tell the Postmaster General to Make Postal Banking a Reality Now

Web News Article #: 218-2015 11/19/2015 – Did you know that nearly 28% of U.S. households are underserved by traditional banks? They turn instead to payday lenders, check cashers and other financial predators, spending on average nearly 10 percent of their income on fees. There is a simple solution: Postal Banking. The Campaign for Postal…

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APWU Launches Petition Drive Against Staples-Office Depot Merger

Web News Article #: 156-2015 08/07/2015 – The American Postal Workers has launched a petition drive calling on the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) to block the merger of Staples and Office Depot. The merger would give Staples a monopoly in a key sector of the economy. “This monopoly is no game,” said APWU President Mark…

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Yreka, California APWU Local fights against mail facility closure

By Amanda Hinds Doyle – March 23, 2015 YREKA – American Postal Workers Union member Larry Nayer stood outside the Yreka Post Office on Friday, asking people to sign a petition that opposes the proposed closure of the mail processing center in Redding. The closure was announced early in 2014, and it is expected to…

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KA–POW! APWU Oakland Local Strikes Back At Abusive Supervisor

News Brief – October 20, 2014 [PDF] The Oakland Local took the unusual step of launching an office-wide petition against Tour 1 Supervisor Preet Singh. The petition, which has more than 100 signatures, details years of a variety of unacceptable conduct. It was sent to PMG Donahoe and forwarded to the Bay-Valley District Manager, Congresswoman…

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APWU: Duluth Rallies Against Consolidation

Web News Article #: 185-2014 10/15/2014 – A group of about 200 impassioned postal workers, elected officials, and community members rallied on Oct. 6, on the steps of the Federal Building in Duluth, MI, to save the city’s mail processing center. Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton, Duluth Mayor Don Ness, and Rep. Rick Nolan (D) joined…

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CPWU: Petition to Staples CEO Ronald Sargent

Linked below is the petition we are using in Portland to get individuals involved (not the “contact me” column) in the Staples boycott.  We are petitioning at community gatherings and union, neighborhood and community meetings. Also below is a link to the California Federation of Teachers resolution which can be adapted for other organizations. Petition to…

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