Protesters Win: Berkeley Post Office Saved

By jpmassar, -

In early April, the US Postal Service won. They got a Federal Judge to dismiss, without prejudice, Berkeley's lawsuit against the sale of the downtown Berkeley Post Office. Funny thing though, [...]

Uniting To Save Our Post Office

By Staff, -

In the face of aggressive attacks, a wide range of national organizations have come together to create A Grand Alliance to Save Our Public Postal Service. These organizations are united in the [...]

Protesters Continue Occupation, No Sale Of Berkeley Post Office

By Amy Jiang, -

Local developer Hudson McDonald failed to reach an agreement regarding the sale of the Downtown Berkeley post office last week after months of negotiations and prolonged community [...]

Berkeley Post Office “Under Contract” To Be Sold!

By Labor Solidarity Committee, -

The selling off of the US Post Office continues. The dismantling of the Post Office, laying off of workers, efforts to reduce service and make deals with private corporations to fulfill some Post [...]

Latest Plan To Privatize Post Office Hits Unexpected Obstacle

By David Morris, -

The United States Postal Service (USPS) management just ran into a possible game-changing obstacle to its shameful pursuit of a fully privatized post office: labor solidarity. Here’s the [...]

Boycott Staples! Solidarity With Postal Workers

By Staff, -

The deal between Staples and the U.S. Postal Service jeopardizes mail service and the viability of local post offices. In fact, post offices across the country are at risk -- along with thousands [...]

Staples Misled Public On Postal Service Deal

By Undernews, -

American Postal Workers - The announcement by Staples yesterday, indicating it is terminating its no-bid deal with the U.S. Postal Service and replacing it with an “approved shipper” program, [...]

Tent City Is Up At Staples!

By Occupy Oakland, -

The protest at Staples took on new dimensions today at 5:00 PM in the shape of small, but Occupyable tents between the sidewalk and the Staples parking lot in Berkeley on Durant between Shattuck [...]

‘Stop Staples’ Movement Growing

By American Postal Workers Union, -

June 13, 2014 - SEIU 32BJ, representing 145,000 union members in 11 states and the District of Columbia, is boycotting all Staples retail stores in the U.S., and Staples Advantage, as [...]

Mayors Build Support For Postal Banking

By Matt Stannard, -

When Lansing, Michigan Mayor Virg Bernero introduces two resolutions in support of expansion of United States Postal Service services at the 2014 U.S. Conference of Mayors annual meeting in [...]

Loss Of The Post Office Will Create Lots Of Hardship

By Alex Henderson, -

On April 24, members of the American Postal Workers Union (APWU) and other unions held 56 “Stop Staples” demonstrations in 27 different states. The postal workers, carrying signs that read, “The [...]

Our Historic Post Offices Should Not Be For Sale, Period!

By JP Massar, -

On April 17th, the Advisory Council on Historic Preservation issued its Preserving Historic Post Offices report to Congress "on compliance with Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation [...]

Rallies Across The Country To Save Post Office From Staples Privatization

By Jodie Gummow, -

“U.S. mail is not for sale!” This was the hard-hitting message of hundreds of local activists who joined forces across the country in a national day of action protesting a privatization deal [...]

Stop Union Busting And Post Office Privatization By Staples

By United Public Workers For Action, -

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 [...]

Oppose Another Step Toward Post Office Privatization

By Dave Jamieson, -

On a recent Saturday morning, 500 protesters poured out of a parade of school buses, signs and megaphones in hand, and tried their best to shame a single Staples store just outside Chicago. Among [...]

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