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APWU Web News Article 145-2016

Stop Staples is on Fire in Philly

‘I Think Our Message is Getting Out There’

07/18/2016 -

Under sweltering temperatures, Eastern Region Coordinator Mike Gallagher joined members of the Philadelphia PA Area Local, New York Metro Area Local Retirees Chapter, Philadelphia BMC Local and the South Jersey Area Local for a Stop Staples rally in front of the location at 15th and Chestnut Streets in Philadelphia on July 17.

APWU Web News Article 221-2015

Western PA Staples Campaign Takes it to the Top

11/30/2015 - Members of the Western PA Postal Workers Solidarity Committee met with Allegheny County Executive Rich Fitzgerald on Nov. 20 to discuss the dirty deal between the U.S. Postal Service and Staples. “Fitzgerald listened to our concerns and offered his support,” reports Joe Radovich of the Pittsburgh Metro Area Local APWU.


From left: Radovich; Jack Shea, Allegheny County Labor Council; Alex Criego, NALC Branch 84; Fitzgerald; Mike Plaskon, NALC Branch 84; Joe Anthony, APWU retiree, and Randy Ball, NALC Branch 84.
 

 

APWU Web News Article 183-2014

PMG Expands Staples Dirty Deal

‘Don’t Buy’ Movement Grows

10/10/2014 - As the one-year anniversary of the Postal Service’s no-bid deal with Staples approaches, the ‘Don’t Buy Staples’ movement is continuing to grow. The USPS and Staples are upping the ante as well: On Oct. 7 management notified the APWU that it plans to expand the program to all 1,500 Staples stores in the U.S. 

“It’s no surprise that Staples and postal management are making a last-ditch effort to salvage this disastrous program,” said APWU President Mark Dimondstein.