Delivering For America: New York City Rally To Save Six-Day Mail Service


NEW YORK — March 24, 2013. Labor leaders, community activists, and politicians stood together outside Manhattan's Farley post office to protest planned closures of neighborhood post offices, the end of six day mail delivery, and layoffs of postal workers.  The speakers, in order of appearance, are:

·         Charlie Heege, President Branch 36 National Association of Letter Carriers (NALC)

·         Mario Cilento, President of the New York State AFL-CIO

·         Congressional Representative Grace Meng, New York 6th CD

·         Congressional Representative Jerrold Nadler , New York 10th CD

·         George Mignosi,  NALC Vice-President

·         Richard Gottfried, New York State Assembly 75th AD

·         Victoria Pannell,  13 year-old Harlem Youth Community Activist,

·         Bill de Blasio, NYC Public Advocate

·         Jonathan Smith, President New York Metro Area Postal Union, APWU