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November 2019

Nov 25 to Nov 28



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377 Bank Street
Ottawa, Ontario  K2P 1Y3

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

CUPW launched its postal banking campaign with a giant inflatable piggy bank in downtown Ottawa.

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Thursday April 9 2015

Our next National Day of Action approaches on April 23rd, and we’re looking ahead to the next federal election.

Wednesday May 15 2013
Our union must be an active and strong force in shaping the direction of the postal service and the political context in which we work. This publication contains an overview of the work we need to do on important issues like the attack on the Rand formula, Postal Transformation, the Canadian Postal Service Charter, service expansion and reduction at Canada Post and the federal election. These inter-related issues affect our jobs, our communities and the public postal service. We need to work toward a future where our rights are respected, workers are treated with dignity and respect, and public services are valued and strengthened. We encourage every member to get involved in these campaigns.
Wednesday May 12 2004
In January 2004, all Rural and Suburban Mail Carriers (RSMC) received a pay increase and started to be covered by Employment Insurance and the Canada Post Pension Plan. Also, all RSMC started to pay union dues to the Canadian Union of Postal Workers (CUPW). Every month, all RSMC pay 1.67% of the w...
Wednesday May 12 2004
Union education is a CUPW priority. It's how we build the union. CUPW education provides basic education to new members on rights and obligations and on the union's history and structure. It trains local activists to represent the membership in the workplace, handle day-to-day administration of ...

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.