APWU Members Receive Jobs With Justice Award for Stop Staples Victory!

Web News Article #: 59-2017 On June 13, APWU members received the 2017 Jobs With Justice Eleanor Roosevelt Human Rights Award for the victorious Stop Staples campaign. The award honored the memberships’ successful efforts to save good union jobs and fight back against efforts to privatize retail postal services. “Thanks to the dynamic efforts of…

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Video Message, Letter from APWU President – Staples Stopped

Published on Jan 13, 2017 President Mark Dimondstein salutes APWU members and supporters for their work to stop the USPS-Staples deal. Your 21cpw site administrator / retiree activist, as well as other Stop Staples committee members and activists, also received a personal thank you letter from APWU President Mark Dimondstein.

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We Won!! – The USPS and Staples Deal is Over!

Web News Article #: 01-2017 01/05/2017 – Postal management informed the APWU in writing that the “Approved Shipper” program in Staples stores will be shut down by the end of February 2017. This victory concludes the APWU’s three-year struggle. The boycott against Staples is over! “I salute and commend every member and supporter who made…

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APWU Pittsburgh Retiree Record – January 2, 2017 Edition

Via John P. Richards, President – Pittsburgh Area Retiree Chapter of the APWU: “Post Office window clerks had a tough mailing season due to reduced staffing and limited hours windows were open. Lost in that hectic activity were the significant parcel volumes that were hijacked to Staples and other private businesses due to the management…

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In stinging rebuke, NLRB rules USPS-Staples deal violated Federal law

11/17/2016 – On November 8, 2016, National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) Administrative Law Judge Paul Bogas ruled to uphold all of the charges leveled at the United States Postal Service’s (USPS) Staples Approved Shipper program. The APWU initially filed the complaint on November 13, 2014. The judge ruled the Staples deal was subcontracting within the…

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NLRB Judge’s Decision in Staples Approved Shipper Case: A Victory for APWU!

November 8, 2016 Congratulations to all of the dedicated and hardworking Stop Staples activists and supporters who kept up the pressure in the fight on USPS and Staples to end their privatization agenda of the United States Postal Service. A big thanks to APWU President Dimondstein for his vision, leadership and commitment in this fight….

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