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A Grand Alliance to Save Our Public Postal Service

More than 70 national organizations have joined forces with APWU to launch A Grand Alliance to Save Our Public Postal Service.  
 

News: A Grand Alliance to Save Our Public Postal Service

A Vote of Confidence

Moving Forward In a New Term

11/01/2016 - (This article first appeared in the November-December 2016 issue of The American Postal Worker magazine.)

I am deeply honored to be re-elected national union president by the members of the APWU. I greatly appreciate and am humbled by the overwhelming support!  


Members of the Oklahoma City Area Local participated in a Wear Your Union Gear day last fall, as part of the Contract Campaign.

 

A Grand Alliance to Save Our Public Postal Service

Keep the U.S. Postal Service Public!

09/15/2016 - (This article first appeared in the September-October 2016 issue of The American Postal Worker magazine)

From Baltimore, New York, and San Jose to Cleveland and Greensboro, community leaders, activists and postal customers came together at field hearings sponsored by A Grand Alliance to Save Our Public Postal Service (AGA) to examine postal issues that are important to the public. 

APWU Web News Article 198-2016

Willie Nelson Featured in New ‘Grand Alliance’ Video

In a heartwarming two-minute video, Willie Nelson, the iconic musician and founder of Farm Aid, shares his personal connection to the Postal Service and calls on viewers to join A Grand Alliance to Save Our Public Postal Service.

Click here to share the video on Facebook. 

APWU Web News Article 169-2016

AGA Brings Postal Issues to the Public

07/08/2016 - (This article first appeared in the July-August issue of The American Postal Worker Magazine)


John Seibel, an elections expert and president of True Ballot, testifies at the Baltimore Field Hearing.

One concrete way that A Grand Alliance to Save Our Public Postal Service is working to bring postal issues to the attention of the public is by organizing field hearings around the country.

An Action-Packed Year

02/01/2016 -


Members of the Dallas [TX] Area Local at the
May 14 National Day of Action.

(This article first appeared in the March-April 2016 issue of The American Postal Worker magazine.)

Frederick Douglas, the renowned anti-slavery leader, declared, “Without struggle there can be no progress.”

Certainly during 2015 we engaged in lots of needed struggle in the fight for workers’ rights and in defense of our wonderful national treasure, the public Postal Service. And, indeed, we have made some real progress.

Is UPS Behind Think Tank’s Attack on the Postal Service?

01/01/2016 - (This article first appeared in the January-February 2016 issue of The American Postal Worker magazine.) 

It’s not news that corporate vultures would like to get their hands on the most profitable parts of the Postal Service. Right-wing think tanks and politicians, along with the Postal Service’s competitors, have been advocating privatization for decades.

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