Canadian Union Pushes For A Greener, Better Postal Service

By Derek Seidman, Labor Notes. -

With its contracts expiring in 2022, the Canadian Union of Postal Workers is stepping up the fight for its own vision of the post office of the future. It’s a model for exactly the kind of [...]

It’s Been A Long Nightmare Before Christmas For UPS And Postal Workers

By Alexandra Bradbury, Labor Notes. -

Every year, workers at the Postal Service and UPS expect to work long hours between Thanksgiving and Christmas. “This is like our Super Bowl,” said Kimberly Karol, president of the Iowa Postal [...]

London Postal Workers Take Strike Action Over Coronavirus Concerns

By Staff, -

Postal workers in several depots across south west London and other parts of the capital have mounted a de facto wildcat strike/work to rule over concerns regarding coronavirus safety. They did [...]

‘The U.S. Mail Is Not For Sale’: Postal Workers Speak Out

By Steve Wishnia, -

NEW YORK, N.Y.—Jonathan Smith, head of the New York Metro Area Postal Union, entered the Hunts Point Station post office in the Bronx on the afternoon of Oct. 16, accompanied by a dozen-odd [...]

Postal Workers Unite Nationwide Against Trump’s Privatization Plan

By Jessica Corbett, -

Under the proposal—unveiled in June as part of a 32-point plan (pdf) to significantly reorganize the federal government—USPS would “transition to a model of private management and private or [...]

Postal Workers Defeat Staples Privatization Scheme

By Alexandra Bradbury, -

By Alexandra Bradbury for Labor Notes - The Staples boycott is over, and the union won. The Postal Workers (APWU) announced January 5 that the Postal Service will terminate its deal with Staples, [...]

How Postal Workers Removed The Staples

By Jamie Partridge, -

By Jamie Partridge for The Socialist Worker - "WE WON! The U.S. Postal Service and Staples deal is over!" proclaimed the headline on the American Postal Workers Union (APWU) website. A three-year [...]

Postal Workers Fight Back Against Cuts And Privatization

By American Postal Workers Union, -

“Are you fired up? Are you ready to go?” That’s the question APWU Secretary-Treasurer Liz Powell asked dozens of supporters who kicked off the May 14 National Day of Action in front of the [...]

For Nader, Defiance Is A Way Of Life

By Chris Hedges, -

Nader’s newest book, “Return to Sender: Unanswered Letters to the President, 2001-2015,” a collection of letters to Barack Obama and George W. Bush (whom Nader once called “a corporation running [...]

American Postal Workers Union National Day Of Action Nov 14

By APWU, -

Join an Event Near You! Below is a list of actions taking place as part of the November 14 National Day of Action to Stop Delaying America’s Mail! Contact the organizer to sign up and get [...]

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 [...]