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CUPW National Office

377 Bank Street
Ottawa, Ontario  K2P 1Y3
Canada

Tel: (613) 236-7238
Fax: (613) 563-7861
TTY: (613) 236-9753

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Monday September 23 2019
Mental Health is a serious issue in society and it is no different at the Post Office. More than 30% of our members who are off on Long Term Disability are off due to mental health issues. When we receive statistics for the Employee Assistance Plan (EAP), we see that for every quarter there is at least one member who is calling because they are at a risk of inflicting self-harm.
Monday September 9 2019
Sisters and Brothers: The federal government, through Employment and Social Development Canada, announced changes to Part III of the Canada Labour Code (CLC). Among other things, these changes deal with flexible work arrangements and personal leave, extended bereavement leave, leave to support victims of family violence, leave for traditional indigenous practices, the right to refuse overtime to carry out family responsibilities and a thirty (30) minute break for every five consecutive hours of work.
Wednesday July 10 2019
CPC has informed the Union that Great-West Life will be the benefit provider for the Extended Health Care Plan (EHCP), the Vision and Hearing Plan (V&H), the Dental Plan and the Long Term Disability Insurance (LTD).
Tuesday May 7 2019
On May 1st, the Consultative Committee on Benefits (CCB) had their annual spring meeting. The CCB committee consists of three unions: CUPW, Public Service Alliance of Canada (PSAC) and the Canadian Post Masters and Assistants Association (CPAA) as well as Canada Post.
Friday March 8 2019
CUPW and CPC have agreed the 2018 Dental Fee Guide will apply, effective January 1, 2019. As you will recall, during negotiations CUPW and Canada Post agreed and signed language which stated that, as of January 1, 2019 the 2018 Dental Fee Guide would apply, on January 1, 2020 the 2019 fee guide would apply and finally January 1, 2021, the 2020 fee guide would apply.
Tuesday March 5 2019
We have received many questions and concerns from RSMCs regarding Long Term Disability Insurance (LTD). We hope this bulletin answers your questions and addresses your concerns.
Thursday September 20 2018

The final arbitration decision was issued by Arbitrator Maureen Flynn today. Here are the results.

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.
Thursday June 28 2018
We’ve been dealing with the short-term disability program for years, and many members are familiar with this by now, but we remind you: now is the time to carry over your unused Personal Days if you haven’t already.
Wednesday December 13 2017

The parties recently signed two memoranda of agreements regarding amounts owed to workers who, as a result of their failure to respect deadlines im

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