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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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Friday November 7 2014

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Thursday December 11 2014
On December 7, 2012 Canada Post announced its intent to implement mandatory security screening for all employees, as set out in a “Practice Regarding Security Screening of Personnel.” Under this process, the employer would subject employees to criminal record checks and, in some instances, fingerprinting and credit and solvency checks.
Wednesday November 26 2014
November 26, 2014 OTTAWA - Canada Post is reporting yet another profit in its third quarter and expects to end the year with a surplus. The union representing postal workers says the profits show that Canada Post can stay successful without eliminating home delivery.
Friday November 7 2014
Postal workers in the Canadian Postal Import Program (CPIP) have achieved a first collective agreement (CA) as CUPW members.
Tuesday September 16 2014
For Immediate Release OTTAWA - The Canadian Union of Postal Workers is applauding the NDP proposal to raise the minimum federal wage to $15 an hour. The union says the proposal is good news for CUPW members working on contract for Canada Post via hiring agencies for much lower wages. “A $15/hour minimum wage would really help our private sector members who work for Adecco across the country,” said Cathy Kennedy, CUPW negotiator. The CUPW is currently bargaining for a first collective agreement for Adecco workers in the Canada Customs section of postal processing plants in Vancouver, Toronto and Montreal.

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.