In an effort to derail the 'Don't Buy Staples' campaign, which has been endorsed by the AFL-CIO, the American Federation of Teachers and many major labor organizations, in July Staples and the USPS announced an end to their "pilot program."
But the Postal Service has publicly acknowledged that the “new” program they are substituting it with is the same as the old Staples program.See the excerpts from the Chicago Tribune and In These Times.
Share this flyer with every teacher you know and ask them to sign the pledge to not buy school supplies at Staples.Download
“The best way we can help is if we say to Staples: ‘You do this to the postal workers, and we aren’t buying supplies in your stores.’”American Federation of Teachers President Randi Weingarten
"Our 3 million members stand united in unequivocal support of the nation’s 500,000 postal workers and the public service they provide to all Americans every day."National Education Association President Dennis Van Roekel
Roughly one-third of Staples' revenue comes from the sale of school supplies – which makes teachers a key ally in the 'Don't Buy Staples' campaign."American Postal Workers Union