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West Virginia Postal Workers Union

    Pledge Your Time in 2019!

    Chris Smith
    By Chris Smith,

    (This article first appeared in the November/December 2018 issue of the American Postal Worker magazine) 

    By Vice President  Debby Szeredy

    Going forward there are more battles ahead: the fight against privatizing the Postal Service, against consolidations and closures of plants and post offices, and the fight to expand services like postal banking and community services that help take care of our neighbors across this country.

    Our battles need mobilized members from all our locals to participate in building alliances with congressional members and local politicians, as well as community organizations and our sister unions. We must mobilize. 

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    Eagle or Vulture?

    Chris Smith
    By Chris Smith,

    (This article first appeared in the November/December 2018 issue of the American Postal Worker magazine) 

    By President Mark Dimondstein 

    “We won’t let the postal eagle be replaced by the vulture.” What a great response by Legislative Grassroots Coordinator Janice Kelble to the White House of Office Management and Budget (OMB) proposal to sell-off the Postal Service to corporations for private profit. The eagle symbolizes that the public Postal Service belongs to, and serves, all the people. The vulture represents those who want to pick the public good apart and devour it for private Wall Street greed.

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    Tina Cromartie, Manager, Member Education, APWU Health Plan

    Chris Smith
    By Chris Smith,

    Tina Cromartie, Manager, Member Education, APWU Health Plan, fielding questions from the membership in the Basic and Refresher Class

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    Association of Flight Attendants-CWA Produces Video Against Postal Privatization!

    Chris Smith
    By Chris Smith,
    Web News Article #: 105-2018

    In a strong show of solidarity, the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA produced a video to educate flight attendants about the importance of public services and the role of solidarity in winning our fights. “The U.S. Postal Service mail and packages fly on our planes. The routes we fly to communities across the country depend on a strong United States Postal Service. We’re standing with our sisters and brothers from [the four postal unions] to stop privatization!” 

     

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    Eastern Area Coordinator, Mike Gallagher, addressing the 33rd annual APWU Health Plan Seminar

    Chris Smith
    By Chris Smith,

    Eastern Area Coordinator, Mike Gallagher, addressing the 33rd annual APWU Health Plan Seminar, in San Antonio, TX October 26, 2018

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