CPWU’s Spring 2022 Newsletter

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The spring 2022 newsletter from Community and Postal Workers United (CPWU) has articles about opposition to the Postal Service’s deal to purchase up to 148,000 mail delivery trucks from Oshkosh Defense, 90% of them powered by gasoline fueled combustion engines; the postal workers’ protest in Denver when PMG DeJoy visited; and President Biden’s recent nominations to the USPS Board of … Read More

Communities and Postal Workers United Winter 2022 Newsletter

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The Winter 2022 newsletter from Communities and Postal Workers United has articles about the effort to “Dump DeJoy,” letter carriers resisting delivery after dark, and a new type of post office being piloted in Canada. Read the newsletter here.

Spring 2021 CPWU Newsletter

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The Spring 2021 Newsletter from Communities and Postal Workers United (CPWU) has articles about Postmaster General Louis DeJoy’s ten-year plan, ironically named “Delivering for America”; the “People’s Postal Agenda” discussed at the online conference put on by the Grand Alliance to Save the Public Postal Service; Charlotte postal workers protesting mistreatment and harassment; and Washington state’s postal workers pushing to … Read More

Communities and Postal Workers United (CPWU) Winter 2021 Newsletter

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The CPWU Winter 2021 Newsletter has articles about why Postmaster General DeJoy should be dumped, the possible implications of the Senate going Democrat, and the contrast between DeJoy’s vision and what a public vision of the Postal Service looks like. Read the newsletter here.

Fall 2020 Newsletter from Community & Postal Workers United

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The Fall 2020 newsletter from Community & Postal Workers United contains articles on “Outcry Halts New Postmaster General’s Attacks on Service…for Now,” “Target the Postal Board of Governors ! Dump PMG DeJoy!,” “Postal Service workers quietly resist DeJoy’s changes,” and “Postmaster General eyes aggressive changes at Postal Service after election.” Read the newsletter here.

Community and Postal Workers United Summer 2020 Newsletter

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The Community and Postal Workers United Summer 2020 Newsletter features articles about new Postmaster General and what we can expect from him, postal workers in Minneapolis organizing a display of solidarity with the Black freedom movement, and what you can do to help save our postal service.  Read the newsletter here.

Community and Postal Workers United Spring 2020 Newsletter

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The CPWU Spring 2020 newsletter contains articles about the fight for hazard pay during the pandemic, organizing postal facilities for safety, and the anniversary of the great postal strike of 1970.  Read the newsletter here.

Communities and Postal Workers United Winter 2020 Newsletter

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The Winter 2020 newsletter from Communities and Postal Workers United (CPWU) has articles about a rally against the Consolidated Casing test program being run by the USPS to speed up mail carriers and eliminate routes; a community’s efforts to continue mail service to individual mailboxes rather than cluster boxes; problems with the Postal Service’s claims to fight climate change; and the potential … Read More

Community and Postal Workers United Newsletter for Fall 2019

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The Fall 2019 newsletter from Community and Postal Workers United (CPWU) contains articles about a resolution passed by the Oregon State Association of Letter Carriers supporting the Green New Deal; resistance to the Postal Service’s “Consolidated Casing Initiative”; efforts by Alabama home builders to preserve home mail delivery and resist cluster mailbox units in new residential and commercial developments; and … Read More

Community and Postal Workers United Summer 2019 newsletter

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The Community and Postal Workers United (CPWU) Summer 2019 newsletter has articles about the successful effort to save the Seattle Central District Post Office, a rally tisane the West Linn, OR Post Office, and the fight against the Postal Service’s shift to cluster boxes.  Read the newsletter here.

Community and Postal Workers United Spring 2019 newsletter

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The Spring 2019 newsletter from Community and Postal Workers United has articles about rural carriers joining together against unsafe conditions, like after dark delivery and fatigue due to working too many hours per day for too many days in a row; efforts by NALC and Portland postal workers to fight moves by the Postal Service in different parts of the … Read More

Communities and Postal Workers United Winter 2019 newsletter

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The Winter 2019 newsletter from Communities and Postal Workers United (CPWU) is available here.  The newsletter has articles about U.S. postal workers protesting in solidarity with Canada’s postal workers; mail workers for the French postal service being paid to help the elderly; and postal workers showing support for educators around the country, who supported the Staples boycott.

Fall 2018 Newsletter from Communities and Postal Workers United

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The Fall 2018 newsletter from Communities and Postal Workers United has articles about the thousands of postal workers who rallied in over a hundred congressional districts on October 8th, protesting the Trump administration’s proposal to privatize the U.S. Postal Service; problems with understaffing and delayed mail; postal banking; Canadian postal workers refusing overtime; and the successful effort to save the … Read More

Summer 2018 newsletter of Communities and Postal Workers United

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The Summer 2018 newsletter of Communities and Postal Workers United is out today.  It has a great article about the Trump Administration’s frontal attack on the Postal Service, as well as a piece about the APWU’s opening demands in bargaining over the new contract and a summary of steps to take to build a coalition to save the Postal Service. … Read More