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Ottawa, Ontario  K2P 1Y3
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Wednesday December 20 2017

The government’s postal service review wrapped up a year ago in time for the holiday break, with a promise that the Liberal government w

Friday November 24 2017
Negotiations have barely started and already, the public attacks on postal workers’ pensions have begun. This week, the National Post ran an op-ed attacking postal workers’ pensions. Terrence Corcoran goes beyond all sane limits, not only painting a biased picture of the pension plan, but in fact blaming postal workers for “concocting” Finance Minister Bill Morneau’s glaring conflict of interest.
Wednesday November 8 2017
Air Canada has just cancelled its contract with IAI for the maintenance of its fleet of B767 jets. This decision is a direct result of the campaign launched months ago by the Canadian BDS Coalition to force Air Canada to end its business dealings with IAI. Although Air Canada still has smaller contracts with IAI, this is a major victory for the BDS movement.
Thursday August 31 2017

For Immediate Release

OTTAWA - The Canadian Union of Postal Workers (CUPW) congratulate Carla Qualtrough for her appointme

Thursday June 15 2017
For Immediate Release - OTTAWA – The Canadian Union of Postal Workers (CUPW) is disappointed with the much-anticipated federal and provincial/territorial framework agreement on early learning and child care.
Friday May 19 2017

Last week, more than 3000 trade unionists came together at the 2017 Canadian Labour Congress (CLC) Convention in Toronto.

Tuesday May 2 2017

Canada Post made $81 million in net profit in 2016 in spite of a management team that refused to innovate and despite management threats to lock ou

Tuesday May 2 2017
Profits for last 20 of 22 years - Canada Post has reported profits every year since 1996, with the exception of 2011 and 2013.
Wednesday January 18 2017
It's been a wild ride for the Canadian Union of Postal Workers over the past couple of years. After we mobilized with the public to beat back the Harper Conservatives' planned demolition of door-to-door delivery, our union then faced a tough round of negotiations with the Conservative-appointed managers of Canada Post. At the same time, the newly-elected Liberals began a review of the post office that complicated matters enormously by holding public consultations on the future of the post office at the same time we faced a highly publicized lockout designed to keep everybody's minds on a manufactured crisis and a fabricated 'need' for cuts.
Monday January 16 2017
Our National Executive Board has prepared this paper to facilitate a discussion with members – a discussion that will develop collective bargaining demands for the 2017-2018 negotiations. Currently the Urban Postal Operations unit (UPO) and the Rural and Suburban Mail Carriers (RSMCs) are under two distinct Collective Agreements (CAs). CUPW will eventually unify these units. Some sections below will lead to demands that either affect one CA or the other (should we not to gain unity in this round), or else create classification-specific language in a unified CA.

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.

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