Labor News: Cheers went up from hundreds of postal workers last Friday when the resignation of Postmaster General Patrick Donahoe was announced…And with bargaining continuing with Shoppers supermarkets, UFCW Local 400 reports that the union’s bargaining advisory committee has now visited every store in the area… today’s labor history: On this date in 1785, the General Society of Mechanics and Tradesmen of the City of New York was founded…in 1916, to the huge relief of Post Office Department employees, the service set a limit of 200 pounds a day to be shipped by any one customer…Today’s labor quote is by writer Linda Weltner: “We live in a business culture that exalts competition…”
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