Rally Participants at Milwaukee Post Office Demand: Hands Off Of the Public Postal Service!

By: Wisconsin Bail Out The People Movement

MILWAUKEE, WI AUGUST 22, 2020 — Organized in only a few days, an emergency action to save the U.S. Postal Service drew a large crowd at the Saint Paul Avenue location. A diverse array of union and community members set up an informational picket chanting “Hands Off the Post Office,” and then held a rally with many speakers. The Milwaukee event was a part of a national day of actions across the United States.

Many unions were represented including members and leaders from the AFT, the AFT, the AFGE, the APWU, the MTEA, SEIU, the Teamsters, the Steelworkers and more. Pamela Fendt, President of the Milwaukee Area Labor Council, spoke for the federation. Community organizations represented included El Pueblo MKE, the Green Party, the Latin American Solidarity Committee, Milwaukee Area Service and Hospitality Workers Organization, Peace Action Wisconsin, Souls to the Polls, Vets for Peace and the Wisconsin Bail Out The People Movement.

The APWU is sponsoring the next national day of actions: https://apwu.org/aug25

#SaveThePostOffice

Image may contain: 1 person, text that says 'AND A UNION FIGHTE$15 Dr. King wanted an Occupation for JOBS Hands Off the Post Office! wibailoutpeople.org'

Image may contain: 1 person, standing, hat and outdoor, text that says 'Save US.MAIL U.S NOT FOR SALE Dump MAIL'

Image may contain: one or more people and people standing, text that says 'SUDPORT AND SAVE MNRENTES SERVICE HANDS OFF THE VA& POSTAL SERVICE UNION UN YES'

Image may contain: 3 people, people standing, text that says 'Dr. King wanted an Occupation JOBS Save Postai Jobs! wiballoutpeople.org BALLOT MEN U$ LESOAY UNIONS FOR ALL Dr. King wanted an Occupation for JOBS Hands Off the Post Office! wibailoutpeople.org'

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Photos: Wisconsin Bail Out The People Movement

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