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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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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Florida postal workers protest staffing shortages

KEY WEST, Fla. (AP) — U.S. Postal Service workers and American Postal Workers Local 620 union members are protesting staffing shortages resulting in mail delays and an overextended workforce. The Key West Citizen reports Monday’s protesters collected signatures near two different USPS offices in Key West while waving signs reading “Cutting Service Is Not The…

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Working conditions at post office in Richmond being addressed

By Vernon Freeman Jr. – July 25, 2017 RICHMOND, Va. – The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has launched an investigation into the working conditions at the Westhampton Station Post Office in Richmond after a CBS 6 investigation. During that Problem Solvers investigation, CBS 6 reported that several mail carriers walked off the job…

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“Reinstate NALC Steward Angela” Protest At SF Against Workplace Bullying/Union Busting

By Labor Video Project – November 18, 2016 Supporters of NALC 214 chief steward Angela Bibb-Merritt rallied and spoke out at the SF federal building on November 16, 2016 against her suspension and the massive workplace bullying and union busting going on at the post office. Many stewards have been harassed and bullied by management….

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Western PA Postal Workers Solidarity Committee Update – September 2016

Via John P. Richards, President – Pittsburgh Area Retiree Chapter of the APWU: “Now that Summer is over, and the demands of that season are diminishing, more time should be freed up to allow joining the demonstrations. It is inexcusable that so much is at stake yet a mere handful of activists continue to carry…

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APWU: Stop Staples Campaign Perseveres in Western Pennsylvania

Web News Article #: 179-2016 08/15/2016 – Members of the Western Pennsylvania Postal Solidarity Committee held a Stop Staples protest in front of a location in Uniontown, PA, on Sunday, Aug. 14. Participants came from as far away as Beaver County, PA, and Ohio. Source: APWU Related: Western PA Postal Workers Solidarity Committee Update –…

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APWU: Stop Staples is on Fire in Philly

Web News Article #: 145-2016 07/18/2016 – Under sweltering temperatures, Eastern Region Coordinator Mike Gallagher joined members of the Philadelphia PA Area Local, New York Metro Area Local Retirees Chapter, Philadelphia BMC Local and the South Jersey Area Local for a Stop Staples rally in front of the location at 15th and Chestnut Streets in…

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