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Wednesday December 6 2017
Thursday July 20 2017

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Wednesday December 6 2017
Our history as women in the postal service has been a long struggle for equality. Today, women make up half of Canada Post’s workforce, but we need to remember some of our achievements along the way.
Friday December 1 2017
Geneviève, Hélène, Annie, Nathalie, Barbara, Anne-Marie, Maud, Maryse, Sonia, Michèle, Barbara, Annie, Anne-Marie, Maryse. These are the names of 14 young women aged 20 to 31 whom we will never forget. December 6, 1989, is a day that will forever remain engraved in our collective memory. That day, twenty-eight years ago, the horrible face of misogyny reared its ugly head when 14 women were massacred simply because they were women.
Friday September 8 2017

On August 28, the parties met with Maureen Flynn, the arbitrator appointed under the RSMC Pay Equity Memorandum of Understanding (MOU).

Thursday July 20 2017
We have now completed the Focus Groups in our Pay Equity Study. In total we held 47 Focus Groups from the Atlantic to the Pacific. We thank all those members who participated for your valuable contributions.
Thursday May 11 2017

The Pay Equity study pilot Focus Groups have been completed and the Focus Group schedule has been finalized.

Thursday April 20 2017

On April 26th, we will be holding our first pilot Focus Group for the Pay Equity Study.

Thursday March 2 2017
International Working Women’s Day – now known as International Women’s Day – was first observed in March 1911, when over a million people took part in rallies campaigning for women’s rights and against discrimination.
Friday February 24 2017
In our last bulletin, we explained the importance of following the Human Rights Act and the Equal Wage Guidelines and we outlined the first two steps in a Pay Equity Study. The first step was to determine the male comparators and in our case they are all jobs in Group 2 and Mail Despatchers. The second step is developing and confirming the Job Profiles. The third step is developing the Job Evaluation Plan.
Friday February 10 2017
On February 2nd we were notified that Maureen Flynn has been appointed as our arbitrator under the Pay Equity Study Memorandum of Understanding (MOU). Though the parties have not had a disagreement that requires Arbitrator Flynn’s intervention, we welcome her appointment. Her appointment will allow for any disagreements to be handled expeditiously.

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.