Western PA Postal Workers Solidarity Committee Update – August 2016

Via John P. Richards, President – Pittsburgh Area Retiree Chapter of the APWU: “We understand that availability is not an absolute. It is Summer time with all the demands of the season. There are family obligations, religious obligations, post office overtime in some facilities, and emergencies that occur without warning, etc. Nevertheless, taking all that…

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Western PA Postal Workers: A Change in Tactics – Staples Demonstrations End?

Via John P. Richards, President – Pittsburgh Area Retiree Chapter of the APWU: “One thing is for sure, and that is the mass demonstrations may be ended by stretching or diverting resources, not by our desire, but from micro managing from above. Nevertheless, if you are interested in volunteering for this new initiative, contact me…

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APWU: Staples Rings NASDAQ Bell, Protesters ‘Ruin Their Day’

Web News Article #: 058-2016 Holding Stop Staples posters, John Dennie, Dennis O’Neil, Delphine McRae, Pat Parrish, Carol Thomas and Kevin Walsh gathered outside the glass front of the building at 9:15, just before the ceremonial bell-ringing. Protesters could see in, and the Staples and NASDAQ executives could see out. After the executives saw the…

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Western PA Postal Workers Solidarity Committee Update – March 15, 2016

Via John P. Richards, President – Pittsburgh Area Retiree Chapter of the APWU: “It is obvious that Staples cannot prevent our demonstrations from occurring, despite their many efforts of police intimidation, which has failed. We urge our members and their families that are able to join us on the line as we continue the effort…

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Western PA Postal Workers Solidarity Committee Update – Feb 15, 2016

Via John P. Richards, President – Pittsburgh Area Retiree Chapter of the APWU: “The significance of this victory cannot be overstated. It was a magnificent morale boost for the demonstrators who held their ground, sending a clear message that the workers will not be deterred or subject to whatever intimidation Staples may try to throw…

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Western PA Postal Workers Solidarity Committee Update – Jan 18, 2016

Via John P. Richards, President – Pittsburgh Area Retiree Chapter of the APWU: Way too may rank and file continue to take a pass on this activity, leaving the task in the hands of a small but dedicated group._ For this demonstration, the numbers tell the tale. Half the group consisted of retirees and their…

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Communities and Postal Workers United 2016 Winter Newsletter

Sisters and Brothers, Attached is the Winter 2016 newsletter of Communities and Postal Workers United. Please share widely and print (2-sided) to distribute at postal worksites and appropriate community gatherings. Solidarity! Jamie Partridge Editor 503-752-5112

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