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POSTAL FACTS: Nov. 1, 2016 (updated)

What reporters and commentators are writing and saying about the Postal Service, and how NALC members and leaders are making their voices heard.


Mail carrier union decries Trump’s comments at Golden rally about purposely discarded ballots (The Denver Post)

Colorado State Association President Doug Jaynes was quoted in an Oct. 31 story in The Denver Post

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Myers would serve 22nd District well (Utica Observer-Dispatch)

Northeastern New York Branch 358 letter carrier Billy Ganey’s letter to the editor ran on Oct. 27 in the Utica Observer-Dispatch.

Click here to read the letter. (Scroll down to find the letter titled “Myers would serve 22nd District well.”)


Five Questions with Bo the Mailman (WHAS-TV)

Louisville, KY Branch 14 letter carrier Jim Warner was featured in an Oct. 24 story on WHAS-TV.

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Remembering Mishawaka's Postal Poet (South Bend Tribune)

Mishawaka, IN Branch 820 letter carrier Ray Chamberlin, who died last month, was remembered in an Oct. 16 article in the South Bend Tribune.

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Organizing a wildcat: the United States postal strike of 1970 (Labor History)

Phil Rubio, the former letter carrier-turned professor of history at North Carolina A&T State University in Greensboro (and author of There's Always Work at the Post Office) wrote a scholarly article on the Great Postal Strike of 1970 that was published in the journal Labor History. The article includes some of the oral histories about the strike that Rubio collected during NALC’s 69th Biennial Convention in Philadelphia in 2014.

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