PURPOSE: This document outlines some options for handling heavy or O/S parcels while maintaining the
practices of physical (social) distancing. Different options can be used by different work
centers, depending on mail type, layout of the work center and equipment available.
Looking for something to do with the kiddos? We have just the thing! Download, print and have them colour this poster. Tape it to your window or mailbox! Please take pictures, share them to your social media feeds and tag @cupw on Twitter and CUPW-STTP on Facebook.
Effective March 22, most post offices open to the public one hour later than usual, and close one hour earlier. This does not change your work schedule or mail clearance schedules. Canada Post’s message to members about this and other changes effective March 22 is available PDF icon here.
Canada Post issued updated instructions to supervisors on Sunday March 22 regarding PDF icon Special Leave for childcare and elder care, updated process for quarantine, and cancelling vacation. You can seek more information from your supervisor, and here is the employee letter that was to be distributed to you on March 22.
Support Postal Banking - Download and Sign the Petition
Canada needs a postal bank. Thousands of rural towns and villages in our country do not have a bank, but many of them have a post office that could provide financial services. As well, nearly two million Canadians desperately need an alternative to payday lenders. A postal bank could be that alternative. Download and sign the petition urging the Government of Canada to instruct Canada Post to add postal banking, with a mandate for financial inclusion.