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Wednesday, August 31, 2016

LABOUR PEACE AT CANADA POST

OTTAWA – Canada Post is pleased to have reached tentative short-term agreements with the Canadian Union of Postal Workers (CUPW). The agreements will avert a work disruption, bringing much-needed certainty in the postal system for our employees and customers. Canadians can now use the postal system with confidence. This is especially important as Canadian businesses large and small are already planning for the upcoming holiday shipping season.

Tuesday, August 30, 2016

POSTAL DEADLINE EXTENDED AGAIN

They're giving it another 24 hours. Canada Post and the Canadian Union of Postal Workers have agreed for a second time to extend mediated contract talks. The two sides say they'll continue bargaining for another day with the help of a special mediator in a bid to resolve their labour dispute.

Mail and parcels are being processed and delivered across the country as normal.

Monday, August 29, 2016

POSTAL WORKER JOB ACTION POSTPONED

Canada Post and its workers will remain at the bargaining table, putting off a plan by employees to begin rolling overtime bans today. The job action was the latest move in the months-long dispute as the Crown corporation and its union argue over pay scales for rural letter carriers and proposed pension changes. The mediator in the dispute requested a 24-hour extension to the talks, which both sides agreed to.

Friday, August 26, 2016

The Canadian Union of Postal Workers files 72-hour notices to strike

OTTAWA – The Canadian Union of Postal Workers (CUPW) has provided Canada Post with 72-hour strike notices. The union will be in a legal position to commence strike action on August 28, 2016.

Tuesday, August 16, 2016

Canada Post Negotiations Update

Negotiations between Canada Post and the Canadian Union of Postal Workers (CUPW) continue and unfortunately we are no closer to a resolution. Over the next ten days, we do expect to see some activity from the union as they attempt to address the expiration of their strike mandate.

Wednesday, June 29, 2016

Canada Post Review

Canada Post Task Force
 

The federal government has ordered a full review of Canada Post. This is not an unusual action; Canada Post’s mandate is supposed to be reviewed every 5 years and the last one was in 2008. The following is a summary of the review process:

Thursday, June 23, 2016

Mailing and shipping recommendations in advance of potential work disruption

Canada Post update on the current labour negotiations with CUPW. While we are all hopeful that an agreement will be reached, there is a possibility that a labour disruption may occur.

Thursday, June 23, 2016

USA, International & IUTS mail will NOT be affected if Canada Post goes on Strike

Please Note:  If Canada Post does go on strike, USA and International mail will NOT be affected and will still go out daily. IUTS will move as usual.  For Canadian mail that needs to go out, it will need to go by courier.  Please log into the Agile system.

Saturday, June 18, 2016

Canadians could be faced with a summer postal lockout

Canadians could return from the Canada Day long weekend to find themselves without postal service, according to the union representing letter carriers.

Many Canadians began receiving notices in some of their bills this month warning them about a work stoppage at Canada Post and making alternate plans in order to avoid late fees.

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