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    Salmon Co. Drivers in El Paso, TX Unanimously Ratify Collective Bargaining Agreement

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    By Apwu133,
    Web News Article #: 28-2019

    Drivers from the newly unionized Salmon Co. in El Paso, TX unanimously ratified the terms of their first Collective Bargaining Agreement. These APWU new members received most of the terms of the negotiated Salmon contract for the Dallas Area Local.

    Due to the organizing efforts and continued support of Texoma Local representatives Sonny Castleman and Michael Robinson, the members now have bargaining rights and proper representation. These members are happy to now deal with the company on an even playing field. 100 percent of the membership voted to ratify the terms.

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    APWU Members Take a Tax Day Stand against Privatization

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    By Apwu133,
    Web News Article #: 27-2019

    On April 15, Tax Day, thousands of APWU members and allies took to the street to spread the news that the US Mail Runs on Zero Tax Dollars! At more than 100 locations from Hawaii to New England, activists fighting for the public good passed out flyers and spoke to citizens about the vital, public good the USPS provides, all without a dollar of taxpayer money.

     

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    31,000 Stop & Shop Workers on Strike in New England

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    By Apwu133,
    Web News Article #: 26-2019

    On Thursday, Apr. 11, nearly 31,000 workers at over 240 Stop & Shop grocery stores in Massachusetts, Rhode Island, and Connecticut walked out, beginning a strike that stretched into a seventh day on Wednesday. The workers, unionized under five New England-based locals of the United Food and Commercial Workers International Union (UFCW), began the strike after months of negotiations with Stop & Shop reached an impasse and the collective bargaining agreement expired on Feb. 23.

    The strike is the largest private-sector work stoppage in the United States since 2016’s Verizon strike by members of the Communications Workers of America.

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    On Tax Day – April 15 -- Postal Workers to Deliver Two Messages at More than 100 Locations in Nearly Every State and through a National Television Advertisement

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    By Apwu133,
    04/12/2019
    For Immediate Release

    WASHINGTON – U.S. Postal Service employees joined by community supporters will engage postal customers outside post offices and leaflet at more than 100 locations from coast-to-coast Monday, April 15 -- Tax Day. Through leafleting, advertising, viral messages, and one-on-one conversations with customers, postal workers want to make it clear that USPS takes NO tax dollars. A common misconception is the postal service is tax-supported.

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    APWU Launches New Ad - "We Deliver Almost Anything"

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    By Apwu133,
    Web News Article #: 25-2019

    The lighthearted video below makes a crucial point – of all the many things the Postal Service will accept from the public, tax dollars are not one of them. The video advertisement's release is in coordination with Tax Day actions all over the country on Monday, April 15.

    Watch and share the video with your friends and family.

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