Tag: USPS

Protesters Occupy Postal Management Offices; Demand End To Privatization

By Jamie Partridge Eleven protesters invaded the office space of Portland’s senior US Postal Service management on September 18.  Slipping past security barriers on the third floor of the Main Post Office, the group occupied the hallway outside the offices of Brenda Jackson, transportation manager for the Portland district.  Demanding a meeting with Jackson, the…

Postal Activists Blockade Private FIrm USPS Sliding Out of Public Hands

Story by Jamie Partridge Ten protesters blocked a private mail truck leaving the Mt. Hood Distribution Center (US Postal Service) today, demanding that postal management stop subcontracting the trucking of “the people’s mail.”  Claiming concerns about safety, cost and corruption, the blockaders left after police ordered them to disperse.  No arrests were made. ”Postal truckers are losing…

Protesters Target Postal Privatization, Demand Corporate Mail Theft End

Story by Jamie Partridge • Photos by Jerry Atkin Over forty demonstrators, ten of whom blocked the entrance to the Portland Air Cargo Center (US Postal Service), declared victory against “postal privatizers”  today.  According to postal service managers, several morning mail runs by subcontractor Dill Star trucking were disrupted by the protest. ”Postal truckers, mail…

Occupy St. Johns Goes Postal

Rallies to Demand an End to US Postal Service Cuts Story and photos by Pete Shaw Imagine you run a small business, or even a large one. Now imagine a law is passed that requires you to prepay the health care of your employees for the next 75 years. Your company, should sales be up…

Occupier Media Roundup for January 4th through January 6th

Here’s what The Occupier thinks you should be reading: My Student, the ‘Terrorist’ – The Chronicle Review – The Chronicle of Higher Education – H.R. 3166: Enemy Expatriation Act (GovTrack.us) – Sunday, January 8th: March To Save The USPS, Support Unions and Fight Privatization « What They’re Feeding Me – Occupy group says 1,600 people…