National Postal Worker Day – July 1

National Postal Worker Day on July 1st recognizes postal workers all across the nation. The day encourages us to show our appreciation. Thank the numerous men and women who work consistently and diligently to deliver all of our mail. These employees suffer some of the harshest working conditions, yet continue to persevere six days a…

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Jobs Outlook: Government Employees and Postal Workers in the Crosshairs

By Andrew Soergel – December 17, 2015 Future employment prospects look bleak for government employees, manufacturers and postal carriers, according to a report issued Thursday by the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The bureau’s biennial Occupational Outlook Handbook, which was released Thursday and offers a glimpse into how the government expects America’s ever-changing labor market to…

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Letter: A few bad postal workers do not represent the whole

August 27, 2015 Out of 5,200 postal workers in Western New York, three new employees are bad apples and The News runs a front page story titled, “Postal workers behaving badly.” You’ve got to be kidding! I represented letter carriers on the job for nearly 30 years and I’ve never seen a more dedicated and…

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National Postal Worker Appreciation Day – July 1st (via APWU WR Coordinator Gonzalez)

Union Greetings Brothers & Sisters, As we prepare to enter Phase 2 of our Contract Action Campaign I believe, as I am sure you will, that we begin by expressing our appreciation of our fellow co-workers and America’s postal workers. Let me first say Happy National Postal Workers’ Day (July 1) and thank you for…

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Photos: Postal Workers Rally at USPS HQ on National Day Of Action – Nov. 14

Click Here for FLICKR Photos: Workers Rally at Postal HQ as Postmaster General Donahoe Resigns (via Brother Joe Piette, NALC Retiree) Postal Headquarters officials kept an overflow crowd in the lobby as beleaguered Postmaster General Patrick Donahoe finally resigned on Nov 14. Chanting for over an hour, the boisterous crowd eventually held a rally outside,…

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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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