Protesters storm Staples store, demand an end to postal contract

12.14.14 Dozens of protesters picketed a local Staples office supply store today, marching through the store chanting “the U.S. mail is not for sale” and “postal Staples has got to go” to demonstrate their grievances. The store manager refused to accept a petition signed by 1,500 Portland residents concerned about privatization of their postal services. […]

Postal workers to protest closing of Youngstown, OH mail center

(November 13, 2014) YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio –On Friday, postal workers will gather in front the Covelli Centre at noon to send a message to the Postmaster General and USPS Board of Governors. The Youngstown postal center is slated to close July 2015, and local operations would be handled in Cleveland, saving $7-million a year, according to […]

Michigan State Senator urges Congress to stop closure of Lansing mail processing center

(November 13, 2014) LANSING—A resolution sponsored by Sen. Rick Jones formally requests Congress to prohibit the U.S. Postal Service from closing or consolidating the mail processing and distribution center on Collins Road in Lansing. “It is long overdue that Congress and President Obama come together and finally fix the postal service,” said Jones, R-Grand Ledge. […]

Michigan State Reps. Call for Halt to USPS Lansing mail processing center

Closure of Collins Road processing facility to hurt Lansing economy (November 13, 2014) – LANSING – State Representatives Andy Schor (D-Lansing) and Tom Cochran (D-Mason) today called for immediate action to stop the closing of the Lansing United States Postal Service mail processing and distribution center. “This change being pushed by the Postmaster General needs […]

Canada Postal Workers Union to hold ‘Save Canada Post’ rally

The Canada Postal Workers Union have started a “Save the Canada Post” campaign to demand the reversal of planned cuts to the postal service. After reading the editorial below it makes a person wonder if Canada Post’s recent plan is nothing more than an attempt to privatize.  Deepak Chopra, CEO of Canada Post is the […]

Family, postal workers rally for letter carrier gunned down delivering mail after dark

Many in Rock Hill’s Barnette family will travel to the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial in Washington, D.C. this weekend, but the trip is not for sightseeing. The family will take part in a march and rally on Monday, the Marthin Luther King Jr. holiday, because Tyson Barnette, 26, was gunned down outside the nation’s […]