Tag: Mark Dimondstein

APWU President Mark Dimondstein wants you to eat the cheese

A total of seventeen current sitting and past APWU National Officers have abandoned supporting Dimondstein in this election cycle.

Is APWU President Mark Dimondstein a socialist or communist?

As a right-wing friend who happens to be a soon retired member of the APWU used to tell me from time to time “socialism always leads to communism”. At the time when he would make those types of statements my thoughts were, he is an extremist and that can’t be right.

Houston Communist Party blog embraces APWU President Mark Dimondstein’s ideas

Mark Dimondstein, President of the American Postal Workers Union (APWU) and member of the Executive Council of the AFL-CIO, is the latest to write an Op Ed supporting a single payer healthcare system.

Tony D. McKinnon Sr. the clear choice to lead APWU

I am over due to write this article. There are only so many hours in the day and I do my best to support the campaign of each person I support in the APWU National Election. Times are brutal for postal workers. The membership deserves change from the status quo and Tony McKinnon is clearly the that change.

Chaos in the APWU the election and Union contract part 2

Dimondstein’s social agenda funded by APWU members’ dues

It is clear Mark DImondstein has no plan to make workroom issues his primary focus and never has been. He is all about promoting an outside social agenda.

Potential exists current APWU contract arbitration will lead to consent agreement

Below is a Facebook post from an ordinary APWU member who attended the 1st day of the union’s national contract arbitration. She questions if parts of the of the Union’s labor contract have been pre-arranged (consent agreement). To understand her post it is important to know Mindy Holmes is an attorney from Murphy Anderson PLLC …

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APWU the status quo is not good enough

Before going any further it is important to let our readers know the APWU National Constitution and Bylaws states the APWU should enter talks every year with the National Association of Letter Carriers and every second year with the National Postal Mail Handlers to pursue a merger.  While these talks have never resulted in a solid commitment to merge the union’s they do take place.  We will now move forward.

When will the APWU get a contract and what’s in the TA’s

We have reached out to members of the APWU’s Rank & File Committee who voted against President DImondstein’s contract he portrayed as “fair and positive”. 

APWU President Mark Dimondstein’s donates $50,000 to upstart health workers union

“NUHW’s 2010 LM-2 also raises questions about a $50,000 donation in the name of Mark Dimondstein of Greensboro, NC., a particularly large donation that the union claims came from a single individual.”