Labor News


Jim Hightower opens new front in fight to save postal service

"The Postal Service takes in $68 billion a year in revenue and Wall Street wants it."


Postal Service begins process of slowing first class mail, unions outraged

The service cutbacks come on the heels of record-breaking and successful holiday deliveries of 15.5 billion packages, letters and parcels.


Postal unions plan national protests vs. closings

The nation's four postal employee unions are uniting for the Nov. 14 protest against planned Jan. 2015 shutdown of 82 more distribution centers.


Hunger strike underway in D.C.

 Planned cuts to the U.S. Postal Service that would cost more than 100,000 active workers their jobs and other cuts, prompted eight retired union Letter Carriers to begin a hunger strike in D.C. on June 25. t