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    APWU Condemns GOP Plan to Loot USPS to Save Highway Fund

    Chris Smith
    By Chris Smith,
    Web News Article #: 108-14

    APWU President Mark Dimondstein issued a statement June 2 condemning a proposal by House Republican leaders to raid the Postal Service treasury to shore up the Highway Trust Fund.

    “The proposal by House Republican leaders to use Postal Service funds to help replenish the Highway Trust Fund is outrageous. It is another irresponsible attempt by House Republicans to loot the USPS and undermine postal service by eliminating Saturday mail delivery."



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    Postal Workers to Protest at Staples Annual Meeting

    Chris Smith
    By Chris Smith,
    June 2, 2014
    For Immediate Release

    Members of the American Postal Workers Union will protest a no-bid, sweetheart deal with the United States Postal Service on Monday, June 2, immediately prior to annual meeting of Staples shareholders in Palo Alto, CA.



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    AFL-CIO Endorses Staples Boycott

    Chris Smith
    By Chris Smith,
    Web News Article #: 107-14

    The ‘Don’t Buy Staples’ campaign got a significant boost on May 30, when the AFL-CIO notified the APWU [PDF] it would support the boycott of the office-supply chain. The labor federation is comprised of 56 unions representing 12.5 million members.

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    The Alliance Releases Annual Voting Record Rating Congress

    Chris Smith
    By Chris Smith,

    On Thursday, the Alliance released its annual report detailing the voting record of every U.S. Representative and Senator on issues important to current and future retirees. The voting record looks at 10 key votes in both the Senate and the House and assigns a “Pro-Retiree” score for each member of Congress. Scores reflect a member’s level of support for retirees and older Americans.



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    Postal Workers to Protest at Staples Annual Meeting

    Chris Smith
    By Chris Smith,
    May 30, 2014
    For Immediate Release

    PALO ALTO -- Members of the American Postal Workers Union will protest a no-bid, sweetheart deal with the United States Postal Service on Monday, June 2, immediately prior to annual meeting of Staples shareholders in Palo Alto, CA.



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