Canada Post Strike

Canada Post Backs Off Threat To Lock Out Workers

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 07.11.2016 | Canada Business

Canada Post could have locked out its workers at 12:01 a.m. ET Monday.

'Movement' Between Canada Post, Union As Lockout Deadline Looms

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 07.10.2016 | Canada Business

Talks have been deadlocked on the issues of employee pension plans and wage parity.

Cracks In Liberals' Relationship With Unions Beginning To Show

CP | Jordan Press, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.09.2016 | Canada Politics

There are pressure points that are beginning to show in the Canada Post dispute.

No Hope For Truce After 'Poison Pill' From Canada Post: Union

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 07.08.2016 | Canada Business

CUPW had called for 30-day cooling-off period.

A Letter To Canada From Your Mail Carrier

Chris Evans | Posted 07.09.2016 | Canada Living
Chris Evans

I read articles and the comments sections are filled with angry people who think that we are worthless, thankless, and overpaid for an essentially easy job. Truthfully, they are entitled to their opinions, but the actual amount of sheer misinformation surprises me. So allow me, your humble mail carrier, to clarify some things.

What You Will And Won't Get In The Mail If A Lockout Happens

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 07.07.2016 | Canada Business

Government cheques will still get delivered, but not all.

Trudeau Not Considering Back-To-Work Legislation For Canada Post

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 07.05.2016 | Canada Business

Union fears it's being pushed into a lockout.

Canada Post Issues Lockout Notice To Union

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 07.05.2016 | Canada Business

Canada Post said it plans to suspend the collective agreement as of Friday.

Canada Post Says It's Made 'Final Offer' To Union

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 07.04.2016 | Canada Business

The union is accusing Canada Post of preparing to lock workers out.

New Proposal Holds Off Canada Post Work Stoppage For Now

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 07.05.2016 | Canada Business

The last Canada Post work stoppage was in 2011.

Last Chance To Use Canada Post Before Possible Work Stoppage

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 06.29.2016 | Canada Business

Union says it doesn't want a work stoppage.

Edmonton Community Mailbox Contractors Fail To Meet Deadlines

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 09.21.2015 | Canada Alberta

200 sites for community boxes are still bare.

Postal Workers Stage Wildcat Strike

Edmonton Journal | Posted 07.22.2013 | Canada Alberta

EDMONTON - About 50 postal workers in Fort McMurray walked off the job Wednesday in protest of Canada Post’s intention to bring outside contractors ...

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 ...

Rachel Mendleson

Global Group Sees ‘Coordinated Attack’ On Unions In Canada

HuffingtonPost.com | Rachel Mendleson | Posted 06.06.2012 | Canada Business

The world’s largest confederation of labour groups has criticized the Conservative government in a new report, saying Ottawa’s repeated use of bac...

Arbitrator In Postal Dispute Quits, Union Wants New Deal

CP | Craig Wong, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.03.2012 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - The retired judge who was to act as an arbitrator to settle a dispute between Canada Post and its biggest union has resigned, the Canadian Un...

Tories' Moves Against Labour 'Highly Unusual,' Experts Say

CBC | Posted 12.13.2011 | Canada Politics

As Labour Minister Lisa Raitt continued her efforts to thwart any chance of a strike by Air Canada flight attendants, and postal workers launched a co...

Postal Union Suing Feds Over Back-To-Work Order

CP | Stephanie Levitz, The Canadian Press | Posted 10.13.2011 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - Canada Post workers threw the future of Canada's labour movement into the hands of the courts Wednesday, launching a case that could test the...

Postal Service: Deader Than A Dead Parrot

Daniel Alexandre Portoraro | Posted 11.07.2011 | Canada
Daniel Alexandre Portoraro

The CUPW acts less as an institution trying to guarantee the well-being of its members, and more as a despicable greedy fat man at a party, grasping for every single morsel of free food he can find

Rachel Mendleson

On Labour Day Weekend, Head Of Canada's Largest Union Takes Stock

HuffingtonPost.com | Rachel Mendleson | Posted 11.03.2011 | Canada Business

The post-recession world has not been kind to organized labour. With corporations and governments under pressure to cut costs and reduce deficits, uni...

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...

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?

The Attack on Workers: Back(sliding) (in)to the Future

Erika Shaker | Posted 08.24.2011 | Canada
Erika Shaker

Workers are universally loved (or at least they get some rhetorical "props") when they're downtrodden, but the moment they have the gall to look beyond their "place," they're met with a wave of righteous indignation: Who do they think they are, anyway?