The Trial and Verdict: Dump the Postmaster General
07/22/2014 – After noting that some have called Postmaster General Patrick Donahoe’s actions criminal, and a clear violation of the law that created and maintains the Postal Service as a fundamental right of the people, APWU President Mark Dimondstein called the PMG “Wall Street’s Trojan Horse, the privatizer from within.”
“Now I wouldn’t want to recklessly charge the PMG without a fair hearing and the opportunity to be judged by a jury of his peers. You all look like a jury of his peers. Brothers and Sisters I am now calling you to jury duty.”
What were the charges?
“We charge Donahoe with slowing down the mail, undermining service and demolishing tens of thousands of good jobs by closing processing plants. What say you? Is he innocent or guilty as charged?” The ‘jury’ roared, Guilty!
“We charge Donahoe with dismantling the Postal Service through post office closings, reduction in customer service hours, constant efforts to end six-day and door delivery, subcontracting Motor Vehicle Service work and outsourcing Maintenance Craft duties.” Guilty, the delegates shouted. Continue reading ‘APWU Convention Delegates Pass Resolution Calling For Resignation of PMG Donahoe’ »