Last fall former postal clerk Mark Dimondstein was elected President of the American Postal Workers Union on a platform of killing Postmaster General Patrick Donahoe’s downsizing plan and stopping Staples in its tracks.
Since 2008 the Post Office has seen its volume plummet more than 25 percent. Think about it; how vital is your mail box these days?
Donahoe’s plan: think outside the envelope.
That’s a rare and dangerous action for a bureaucratic behemoth – especially the part about opening mail centers inside Staples stores.
So what’s not to like about that?
Staples mail centers would be staffed by its workers, not PO union members. Continue reading