Canada Post and CUPW spar over “poison pill” in cooling-off period - CanadianBusiness.com

Canada Post and the Canadian Union of Postal Workers have agreed in principle to a 30-day “cooling off” period, which could prevent a service interruption on Monday, July 11. However, disagreement over a condition requiring binding arbitration looks ...

Postal workers are fighting a war they can't win - iPolitics.ca (subscription)

Canada Post's 50,000 unionized workers probably were cheering last October when Justin Trudeau's Liberals swept into power, replacing the despised Harper government. After all, the Liberals had promised in their electoral platform to “save home ...

Canada Post, union remain divided as offer of bargaining truce stalls - CBC.ca

Hope that a work stoppage at Canada Post could be avoided for at least one more month faded Friday as a proposed truce fell apart over what the union called a "poison pill" from the Crown corporation. The Canadian Union of Postal Workers, facing a ...

Canada Post work stoppage likely as 30-day 'cooling-off' truce falls apart - Globalnews.ca

A tentative agreement between Canada Post and the union representing 50,000 Canadian postal workers fell apart late Friday. The union had proposed to implement a 30-day “cooling-off” period accompanied by intense negotiations in an effort to avoid a ...

Canada Post union calls for 30-day truce for talks without strike or lockout - London Free Press

File photo of a Canada Post mailbox. (Mike DiBattista/Niagara Falls Review/Postmedia Network Files). Bookmark and Share. Change text size for the story. Print. Report an error. Related Stories. Canada Post workers hold off on strike notice · Canada ...

Canada Post and CUPW have a long history of labour disputes - CanadianBusiness.com

CUPW members protest outside a Canada Post distribution centre in Guelph, Ont., during the 2011 lockout. Come Monday, it's likely that Canada Post will lock out its employees, signalling the beginning of a work stoppage. It's a situation that has ...

Canada Post labour dispute: A look at the company's existing DC plan for some workers - Benefits Canada

If the defined contribution pension plan currently on the negotiating table for new Canada Post employees who are members of the Canadian Union of Postal Workers is the same as the one brought in for members of the Association of Postal Officials of ...

Canada Post Union Asks For 30 Day Truce to Avoid Lockout - Am980 London News

The Canadian Union of Postal Workers is asking for a 30-day truce with Canada Post to allow the two parties to negotiate a new contract without a strike or lockout. The union says the cooling off period will allow for constant mail delivery under the ...

Dispute over rural wages a brewing issue in Canada Post talks - CTV News

OTTAWA -- Rene Legacy's mail route in rural New Brunswick, just northwest of Bathurst, is about 32 kilometres long and takes him the morning to complete. He's paid by the number of spots he stops and the number of parcels and flyers he delivers. When ...

Bracing for a postal worker lockout - Sault Star

(Charlie Pinkerton/Special to The Sault Star) The Canada Post office on Queen Street East in downtown Sault Ste. Marie. Tweet. Bookmark and Share. Change text size for the story. Print. Report an error. (Charlie Pinkerton/Special to The Sault Star ...

Couriers warn of delays, service changes, as Canada Post lockout looms - CBC.ca

Courier services across the country are reporting a spike in business, leading to new hires and changes in delivery times as a Canada Post lockout looms. Workers at the UPS store at Bank and Nepean streets in downtown Ottawa said they've seen lunch ...

Canada Post will still deliver these things during a strike or lockout - CanadianBusiness.com

Canada Post could halt services starting on Monday. Here's what will and will not be delivered. Jul 7, 2016 Catherine McIntyre. Row of Canada Post mailboxes. (Lars Hagberg/CP). As Canada Post workers brace to be locked out on Monday, Canadians are ...

Canada Post work stoppage: it's a lockout, not a strike - CanadianBusiness.com

By now, you've probably heard that there's an ongoing labour dispute between Canada Post and the Canadian Union of Postal Workers. It's likely going to mean a stoppage of work on Monday, but—contrary to popular belief—that's not because postal ...

Your cheque will be stuck in the mail: How the Canada Post dispute will disrupt your services - Financial Post

Darren Calabrese/ THE CANADIAN PRESSA Canada Post employee climbs into a mail truck in Halifax on Wednesday, July 6, 2016. Canada Post has issued a lockout notice to the Canadian Union of Postal Workers (CUPW), possibly triggering a work ...

Conservative policies to blame for trouble at Canada Post - Cult MTL

Management at Canada Post is determined to ensure that women and new hires at the crown corporation be treated as second-class workers, by maintaining inferior pay conditions for rural postal workers — mostly women — and introducing inferior pension ...

As a Canada Post lockout looms, consider these alternatives to the mail - CanadianBusiness.com

With contract negotiations ongoing between Canada Post and the Canadian Union of Postal Workers, Canadians are bracing for a service disruption. Canada Post work stoppage: it's a lockout, not a strike. A potential Canada Post strike or lockout has left ...

Canada Post work stoppage: Union 'politely declines' arbitration - Globalnews.ca

WATCH ABOVE: Global News' ongoing coverage of the labour dispute between Canada Post and CUPW. What is this? Sponsored content is written by Global News' editorial staff without any editorial influence by the sponsor. If you'd like to learn more.

Corporate greed behind Canada Post's labour problems: Ricketts - Western Star

Krista Ricketts, president of Local 39 of the Canadian Union of Postal Workers in Corner Brook, speaks during an event in this August 2015 photo. A strike or lockout by Canada Post workers will put more than 30 people off the job in the Corner Brook area.

Looming Canada Post lockout worries mail-reliant people in Nunavut - CBC.ca

Many Nunavummiut still rely on old-fashioned mail and are worried about how they will receive essentials in the absence of regular postal service. Oonga Klabuk. 'It will be very difficult,' says Oonga Kilabuk. 'My pension is the only income coming to ...

Ottawa postal workers brace for potential lockout - CBC.ca

As a lockout looms, Canada Post employees in Ottawa are making arrangements to save money as they brace for a potential loss of income. Rural and suburban mail carrier Anita Baric pulled her two-year-old daughter out of daycare this week, because she ...