Labor News

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New postal union leader seeks to halt latest privatization scheme

As far as Mark Dimondstein is concerned, the members of the Postal Workers are going to be out in the streets even more than they already are.

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AFT exposes for-profit charter school industry

AFT is launching a campaign to expose the for-profit charter school industry as more interested in profits for its CEOs and stockholders than it is in teaching kids.

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Pitney Bowes pays lawmakers to push privatizing Post Office

Under this plan, financed by Pitney Bowes, the entire Postal Service would become a series of private companies.

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Union fights scheme to privatize NYC parking meters

If New York's 90,000 meters are sold, private owners would reap profits for years while the city would be left with an annual $150 million revenue hole for decades.

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Workers blast threat to shut down U.S. Postal Service

Postal Service employees say threats by the U.S. Postal Service to shut down this winter because of a $9.2 billion deficit are part of a "manufactured crisis" designed to privatize the world's largest mail delivery system.