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Thursday September 20 2018
Conciliation ended on September 4, 2018. Despite over nine months of negotiations, sixty days of conciliation and the exchange of global offers, we are still without new contracts for both the urban and RSMC units.
Wednesday September 19 2018
After 90 days of mediation, we went before Arbitrator Flynn on September 12th to deal with issues still in dispute between the parties.
Friday September 14 2018
On Friday, September 14, 2018 we responded to Canada Post’s September 7th global offer by presenting them with a global offer that addresses our needs and our demands. We are determined to achieve significant improvements in the RSMC collective agreement and equality for RSMCs.
Friday September 14 2018
On Friday, September 14, 2018 we responded to Canada Post’s September 7th global offer by presenting them with a global offer that addresses our needs and our demands. We are determined to achieve significant improvements in the Urban Operations collective agreement.
Thursday September 13 2018
While the Urban Postal Operations and RSMC units negotiate for new collective agreements, we have some sisters and brothers who are trying to negotiate a first collective agreement or make gains in the same struggle, in the same industry.
Tuesday September 11 2018
Here are the results of the strike votes conducted for employees in the Urban and Rural and Suburban Mail Carriers bargaining units. Members were asked if they agreed to authorize the CUPW National Executive Board to call strike activities if necessary to achieve our demands, stop the employer’s rollbacks and improve service to the public.
Monday September 10 2018
Many members or their dependants are on prescription drugs that are commonly referred to as maintenance drugs or long-term medications. Maintenance or long-term medications are those drugs you may take on a regular basis to treat conditions such as high cholesterol, high blood pressure or diabetes.
Friday September 7 2018
Your negotiating committee has now had an opportunity to review and analyse the RSMC global offer that we received from Canada Post on September 7 in the afternoon. There are many key issues missing and unacceptable proposals from Canada Post.
Friday September 7 2018
Your negotiating committee has now had and opportunity to review and analyse the global offers that we received from Canada Post on September 7 in the afternoon. There are many key issues missing and unacceptable proposals from Canada Post. In fact, this global offer is full of rollbacks and Trojan Horses.
Friday September 7 2018
This afternoon, we received global offers from Canada Post for both the Urban Operations and RSMC bargaining units. Canada Post was clear that these are not to be taken as final offers, but proposals to get discussions moving towards a settlement.
Thursday September 6 2018
Those issues that were not settled between the parties at mediation (see Bulletin # 394 [ https://www.cupw.ca/en/end-pay-equity-mediation ]) are now before Arbitrator Flynn, who will have to render a final decision on each one.
Friday August 31 2018

Dear Sister and Brothers,

Friday August 31 2018

Yesterday, August 30, was the final meeting in our attempts to negotiate all the terms for implementing the pay equity settlement that were not set

Friday August 24 2018

It has been a struggle during this round of negotiations to build any kind of momentum.

Monday August 27 2018

Is your workload unmanageable? Do you suffer from work-related stress? Is your work causing physical and emotional stress?

Tuesday August 21 2018

Who can forget the reactionary, anti-labour law imposed by the Harper Conservative government in June 2011?

Friday August 3 2018

CUPW members who work for the CUS contractor Nor-Pel in Post Offices in New Brunswick and Nova Scotia have voted – unanim

Thursday August 2 2018
After two frustrating months of “intense negotiations”, none of our major demands have been the object of an agreement in principle. It seems to us that CPC is just stalling… Here are a few of our demands that have been the focus of discussion for the past months.
Thursday August 2 2018
We have been negotiating with Canada Post for over 9 months now. Every attempt, by us, to intensify these negotiations has been frustrated by Canada Post and therefore little or no progress has been made towards achieving our major demands. Here are a few of our demands that have been the focus of discussion for the past months.
Friday July 27 2018
At this point, many are wondering what is currently happening as CUPW’s 50,000 members prepare to vote nationally to give the National Executive Board a mandate to call for strike action, if necessary.
Friday July 20 2018
We have just completed two full days of meetings with Mediator/Arbitrator Maureen Flynn and the CPC Pay Equity Committee (July 17th and 18th). Counsel for both parties also participated.
Tuesday July 17 2018
The Canadian Union of Postal Workers will meet interim President and CEO of Canada Post, Jessica McDonald, and the heads of all unions at Canada Post, on July 23rd to discuss the ongoing problem of bullying, harassment and intimidation of workers.
Friday July 13 2018
A small, but dedicated group of members in Quebec, led by Richard Martin, President of the CUPW local in Vaudreuil-Dorion, and Audrey Pepin, Vice-President, Quebec, have come together to mobilise the membership in the province. The group, made up of some of the most active and organised people from across the province, wants to inspire members to take action in their own locals and communities, and remind them that local events can have just as much of an impact as a rally on Parliament Hill.
Thursday July 12 2018
As directed by Arbitrator Flynn, the parties have been meeting to try to resolve several issues. PCI Delivery, Lock Changes and Householders - The parties are meeting on these issues in an effort to determine the implications of Arbitrator Flynn’s decision with respect to the wage gap, the pension and the time values associated with these work processes.
Monday July 9 2018
On Friday, July 6, the Union received the notices confirming the start of conciliation for the Urban and RSMC bargaining units. These notices also confirm the appointment of two conciliators, one of whom is the director of the Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service. The two conciliators will work with both bargaining units.