“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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Video: How Postal Workers Are Fighting Back and Winning

Published on Sep 23, 2015 Ken Lerch, longtime labor activist and the President of the National Association of Letter Carriers, Branch 3825, discusses how postal workers are fighting back against the efforts to privatize the postal service and to bust the unions. “If we’re not prepared to strike, we won’t be successful in our fight.”…

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Video: NYC Postal Activists Speak Out About the USPS-Staples ‘Dirty Deal’

[maxgallery id=”35076″]Shirley Dunaway, postal activist, and John Dennie, a long-time postal activist and organizer, speak out against the deal cut by former Postmaster General Patrick Donahoe with Staples to allow all 1500 Staples stores to set up mini-stations not staffed by trained postal employees. This is a highly risky proposition, not only deliberately undermining the…

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United Replaces Unionized Baggage Handlers With Minimum Wage Contractors, Things Instantly Fall Apart

Jameson Parker – January 9, 2015 “Free Market” hardliners may not like to hear it, but the old adage is true: “You get what you pay for,” and paying people next-to-nothing to do an extremely labor-intensive job won’t get you many willing applicants. Nowhere is that more obvious than in Denver right now, where travel-wary…

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Portland Communities & Postal Workers United: Again, Postal Protesters’ Charges Dismissed

Five actions, multiple arrests, no trials More actions planned to defend the postal service Immediate Release, January 8, 2015 For the fifth time in two years, the “postal defenders” won a reprieve yesterday. County Judge Eric Bergstrom dismissed criminal charges in a civil disobedience protest case which was over a year old, saying the seven…

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Staples Warehouse Workers Union Busting Meeting (May 15)

Recording of a captive audience anti-union meeting put on by Staples management and corporate HR at the Staples ‘fulfillment center’ warehouse in Lithia Springs, GA (outside of Atlanta) on May 15, 2014. Part 1 is a company rep reading from a prepared script about why workers should not organize a union, followed by the audio…

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California House Delegation Urges PMG To Reject USPS-Staples Pilot Program

30 California members, led by Rep. Alan Lowenthal, call for protection of thousands of postal workers WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Alan Lowenthal and 29 other members of the California Delegation sent a letter today urging U.S. Postmaster General Patrick Donahoe to reject the United States Postal Service’s (USPS) recent pilot program with Staples office supply…

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Stop Union Busting And Privatization At Staples By UPSO All Out On April 24 UPWA Statement : Indybay

The national protest on April, 24, 2014 called by the American Postal Workers Union APWU and other postal unions is an important step in fighting the privatization and destruction and looting of our US post office. The privatization is being implemented to benefit capitalists like Mitt Romney who owns Staples and is part and parcel…

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