From the Open-Publishing Calendar
From the Open-Publishing Newswire
Indybay Feature
Related Categories: East Bay | Global Justice and Anti-Capitalism | Health, Housing, and Public Services View other events for the week of 8/11/2014
Berkeley Post Office Defenders General Assembly
Date Monday August 11
Time 6:30 PM - 7:15 PM
Location Details
Downtown Berkeley Post Office Steps
2000 Allston Way, Berkeley, CA
Event Type Other
Organizer/AuthorMike Wilson
The Postal Service has put the Berkeley Post Office up for sale!!

The Postal Service has started to outsource Post Office services to Staples, replacing union jobs with low-paying, low benefit work.

And we’re fighting against both!

Come help us plan our next steps.

On July 29th, at our invite, Ralph Nader spoke on the steps of the Berkeley Post Office against privatization and corporatism. Watch and listen to his talk here.

We’ve began the “Don’t Shop at Staples” campaign with some awesome… what else? … postcards to send to Staples management! Here’s the front of the postcard. The campaign has been adopted by Postal Unions, the San Francisco Labor Council and has been endorsed by the AFL-CIO, and has gone national!

See the listing here for complete information.
Added to the calendar on Friday Aug 8th, 2014 10:25 PM
iCal Import this event into your personal calendar.