American Postal Workers Union

Type: Organization
Name: American Postal Workers Union
First reported Sep 14 2014 - Updated Sep 14 2014 - 1 reports

Barbara Alice Pugh

MONTEZUMA —  , 85, of Montezuma, died at 4:20 p.m. on Friday, Sept.12, 2014, at Union Hospital in Terre Haute. She was born Dec. 26, 1928, in Hartville, Mo., to Carleton Leroy Compton and Barbara Alice Johnson Compton. She retired from the U.S. Postal ... [Published Tribune Star - Sep 14 2014]
First reported Sep 13 2014 - Updated Sep 13 2014 - 1 reports

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Staples mail outlets could weaken Postal Service

The Washington Times editorial “Boycotting the boycotts” (Web, Sept. 5) about the “Stop Staples ” movement is incorrect from start to finish. Our campaign against a no-bid deal that established “postal” counters in Staples stores continues to gather support. ... [Published Washington Times - Sep 13 2014]
First reported Sep 10 2014 - Updated Sep 10 2014 - 1 reports

Jeff Fox: Measured optimism on regional economy

Eight times a year the Federal Reserve takes a snapshot of regional economies and publishes its findings. Those “beige book” reports are sometimes criticized for being a collection of informal surveys, rather than hard data, but there is some value. For ... [Published Independence Examiner - Sep 10 2014]
First reported Sep 07 2014 - Updated Sep 07 2014 - 1 reports

Maloney kicks off re-election campaign

A large crowd supports Maloney at Newburgh waterfront rally NEWBURGH – Congressman Sean Patrick Maloney (D, NY-18) formally launched his re-election campaign on Saturday with a rally on the Newburgh waterfront.He faces a rematch with Republican Nan Hayworth, ... [Published Mid-Hudson News - Sep 07 2014]
First reported Sep 02 2014 - Updated Sep 02 2014 - 1 reports

Labor council hosts annual picnic

Labor Day is more than just a day off from work, and unions want those celebrating to remember that."Labor Day is a celebration of the American worker. It started over a century ago celebrating the American worker. This is the one day of the year that ... [Published Action News Now - Sep 02 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 2 reports

Legislator: Hold off on plan to close Postal Service facilities in CT

A federal legislator from Connecticut will be joined by postal workers and union leaders today in trying to stop cutbacks in the U.S. Postal Service (USPS), which cost 370 jobs in Connecticut.U.S. Sen. Chris MurphyU.S. Sen. Chris Murphy said the postmaster ... [Published Shelton Herald - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

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Members of the American Postal Workers Union No. 32 protest a program between the U.S. Post Office and Staples to offer postal services without union workers. (click for larger version)August 25, 2014JOHNS CREEK, Ga – Protesters from the local American ... [Published NorthFulton.com - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 25 2014 - 1 reports

Ohio's sixth racino to open this week in Dayton

STEUBENVILLE - The president of the of the American Postal Workers Union Steubenville Local said he was "very disappointed" when he learned the Steubenville mail processing center operations will be moved to Pittsburgh. ... [Published Weirton Daily Times - Aug 25 2014]
First reported Aug 23 2014 - Updated Aug 23 2014 - 1 reports

Statement on Ongoing Events in Ferguson, Missouri

WASHINGTON, DC -- The following information was released by the American Postal Workers Union (APWU):By APWU General Officers Mark Dimondstein, President; Debby Szeredy, Executive Vice-President; Elizabeth Powell, Secretary-TreasurerFair-minded people ... [Published HighBeam Research - Aug 23 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

American Postal Workers Union Pickets Closing of Processing Center

Roanoke, VA - An informational picket took place outside of Congressman Bob Goodlatte's office Wednesday as a way to let the public know what's coming once Roanoke's mail processing center closes.The local American Postal Workers Union organized the ... [Published WSET - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 2 reports

Unions blast Staples’ plan for in-store US Postal outlets; protest set

SAUGUS —  A group of about 50 union workers are hoping to school Staples, the stationery and office supplies giant, with a back-to-school protest this evening outside the chain’s Saugus store.The North Shore Labor Council, Lynn Postal Workers and The ... [Published ItemLive.com - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

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Members of the American Postal Workers Union No. 32 protest a program between the U.S. Post Office and Staples to offer postal services without union workers. Jonathan Copsey. (click for larger version)August 19, 2014JOHNS CREEK, Ga – Protesters from ... [Published NorthFulton.com - Aug 20 2014]

Quotes

"The more it has to move around, the more the mail has a higher rate of being lost" said Staggs
"I’m proud of the fact that we’ve been able to make these changes without laying anybody off.” --Postmaster General Patrick Donahoe"
"Lets measure twice, cut once. Let's not rush into something and really harm a lot of those people who depend on on that type of delivery. So we say lets have a one year delay, lets have a further look at it, let us see what we can do to better serve the needs of the people who are out there and really depend onon it" said Rep. Mike Kelly (R), who serves the 3rd district
"Labor Day is a celebration of the American worker. It started over a century ago celebrating the American worker. This is the one day of the year that we take off to celebrate the patriotism of the people that built this country" said Loel Yerion, president of the Five Counties Central Labor Council

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Barbara Alice Pugh [Published Tribune Star - Sep 14 2014]
‘Voluntary benefits’ filling gaps in insurance ... [Published Boston Globe - Sep 14 2014]
Cherrybell Post Office processing center to clo... [Published KVOA 4 - Sep 13 2014]
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Staples mail outlets coul... [Published Washington Times - Sep 13 2014]
Will Congress Save the U.S. Postal Service? [Published Government Executive - Sep 12 2014]
Jeff Fox: Measured optimism on regional economy [Published Independence Examiner - Sep 10 2014]
Chuck Malik [Published Monroe Evening News - Sep 09 2014]
Representatives, County Council Support Keeping... [Published 35 WSEE - Sep 09 2014]
Maloney kicks off re-election campaign [Published Mid-Hudson News - Sep 07 2014]
EDITORIAL: Boycotting the boycotts [Published Washington Times - Sep 06 2014]
Postal union to Staples: U.S. mail not for sale [Published Bay State Boston Banner - Sep 04 2014]
Labor council hosts annual picnic [Published Action News Now - Sep 02 2014]
STAPLES : No staples in our mail [Published 4 Traders - Sep 01 2014]
Essay: Honor America’s workers [Published Rochester Democrat and Chronicle - Sep 01 2014]
Obituary: Webb, Brian M. - Sun, 31 Aug 2014 PST [Published Spokesman-Review.com - Aug 31 2014]
Organize Scholarship Support From a Labor Union [Published US News & World Report - Aug 28 2014]
Blumenthal, Murphy Call For Moratorium On Closi... [Published Hartford Courant - Aug 28 2014]
Connecticut senators seek to stop postal closin... [Published New Haven Register - Aug 27 2014]
Legislator: Hold off on plan to close Postal Se... [Published Shelton Herald - Aug 27 2014]
50 CT Senators and Postal Workers Urge Ban On P... [Published Bethel Patch - Aug 27 2014]
...more» [Published NorthFulton.com - Aug 26 2014]
Union says loss of Erie postal facility would e... [Published Erie Times-News - Aug 26 2014]
Why Chicago's hotel market ranks 23rd out of to... [Published Crains ChicagoBusiness - Aug 25 2014]
Ohio's sixth racino to open this week in Dayton [Published Weirton Daily Times - Aug 25 2014]
Statement on Ongoing Events in Ferguson, Missouri [Published HighBeam Research - Aug 23 2014]
Cultural Dysfunction in 21st-Century America [Published Issues In Perspective - Aug 23 2014]
American Postal Workers Union Pickets Closing o... [Published WSET - Aug 20 2014]
Carper: Millions of jobs at risk from continuin... [Published Post & Parcel - Aug 20 2014]
Unions blast Staples’ plan for in-store US Post... [Published ItemLive.com - Aug 20 2014]
Postal union wants to stamp out Staples' mail s... [Published BusinessWeek - Aug 20 2014]
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A Staples Diet for Postal Workers [Published Working In These Times - Jul 24 2014]
More than 1,000 postal workers and allies gathered in downtown Chicago on Tuesday to promote a boycott against Staples as part of the American Postal Workers Union ’s “ Stop Staples ” campaign. Late last year, the office supply giant set up “mini ...
APWU Rally to Tell USPS, Staples: ‘The U.S. Mai... [Published AFL-CIO NOW BLOG - Jul 21 2014]
The U.S. Postal Service’s attempt to divert attention from its privatization scheme by changing the program’s name isn’t stopping the union movement’s mobilization against the plan or the boycott of Staples. Tomorrow, thousands of members of the American ...
This week in the war on workers: Is Staples rea... [Published Daily Kos - Jul 19 2014]
This week, Staples and the postal service announced that the plan to locate mini post offices in Staples stores—a plan that had drawn protest as replacing middle-class public jobs with low-wage privatized jobs—was off. The announcement followed a decision ...
Staples’ Announcement a 'Ruse,' Says APWU [Published AFL-CIO NOW BLOG - Jul 15 2014]
The announcement by Staples yesterday, indicating it is terminating its no-bid deal with the U.S. Postal Service (USPS) and replacing it with an “approved shipper” program, “is a ruse,” says American Postal Workers Union ( APWU ) President Mark Dimondstein.  ...
AFT’s Call for Staples Boycott Goes to Heart of... [Published AFL-CIO NOW BLOG - Jul 14 2014]
What could be a more appropriate place than the Staples Center in Los Angeles to protest the U.S. Postal Service’s privatization scheme centered on establishing “postal counters” at Staples stores staffed with low-wage, high-turnover Staples employees ...
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