Canada Post Lockout

Canada Post Reaches Tentative Agreement With Workers

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 12.06.2012 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - Canada Post has finally reached a tentative agreement with its largest group of unionized workers after a bitter dispute that has dragged on ...

Backroom Talks Came Close To Ending Postal Standoff

The Toronto Star | Posted 08.30.2011 | Canada Politics

Backroom negotiations aimed at getting Canada Post workers back on the job produced at least two separate deals that came close to ending the politica...

Canada Post Union To Challenge Back-To-Work Bill In Court

The Canadian Press | Posted 08.29.2011 | Canada

THE CANADIAN PRESS -- MONTREAL - The union representing Canada Post employees will mount a legal challenge against legislation forcing them back to wo...

NDP Filibuster: The Wrong Political Discipline

Keith Beardsley | Posted 08.28.2011 | Canada
Keith Beardsley

Why the NDP would pick this hill to die on is anyone's guess. Their filibuster cost the union's membership addition pay while at the same time angering the voters that just recently sent them to Ottawa.

Canada Post Back-To-Work Bill Signed, Sealed And Delivered

The Canadian Press | Posted 08.26.2011 | Canada

THE CANADIAN PRESS — Mail could be moving again by Tuesday following speedy Senate approval of government legislation ordering locked-out Canada Pos...

Almost There: Mail Could Resume Tuesday

The Canadian Press | Posted 08.26.2011 | Canada

THE CANADIAN PRESS -- OTTAWA - A senior Canada Post official says mail could be moving by Tuesday if back-to-work legislation wins swift passage. M...

They're Still At It But 'All Is Not Lost'

The Canadian Press | Posted 08.25.2011 | Canada

THE CANADIAN PRESS -- OTTAWA - There's lots of talking going on in Ottawa but no end in sight yet for the postal impasse. The post office and its l...

Canada Post Lockout: Why the Need for Intervention?

Keith Beardsley | Posted 08.25.2011 | Canada
Keith Beardsley

On the one hand the government keeps telling us that we have the strongest economy of western nations, now they are telling us one full postal shutdown lasting just 11 days will have dire consequences for the nation. How many other strikes will they intervene in now? Should the government be looking at privatizing Canada Post as has been done in Germany?

Canada Post Talks Head Into Overtime

CP | Posted 08.23.2011 | Canada

THE CANADIAN PRESS -- OTTAWA - Bad weather never keeps a postal worker from his appointed rounds, and the chance to go home and enjoy some summer weat...

No More Talks

The Canadian Press | Posted 08.23.2011 | Canada

THE CANADIAN PRESS -- OTTAWA -- The Canadian Union of Postal Workers says it is doubtful negotiations will resume in the face of the Harper government...

Supporters Stage Sit-In And Poetry Reading At Baird's Offices

The Canadian Press | Posted 08.23.2011 | Canada

THE CANADIAN PRESS -- OTTAWA - Supporters of the locked-out postal workers are imposing their own kind of closure on a Conservative cabinet minister. ...

Canada Post Locks Out Workers, Mail Halted Across Canada

The Canadian Press | Posted 08.15.2011 | Canada Business

UPDATE: CTV News says it has learned that Labour Minister Lisa Raitt intends to push back-to-work legislation forward in an effort to end the ongoing ...