Postal workers won a major victory. In the face of an international campaign of boycotts, leafleting and picket lines, the multinational company Staples stopped pursuing a deal to provide postal services within their stores.
Battle Creek, Mich.–For nearly 200 years the U.S. Post Office Department functioned as a public service agency. The delivery of the mail relied almost exclusively on manual labor, with management in the hands of politically appointed individuals. More recently, however, it looks as though the renamed United States Postal Service may go the way of [=>]