December 21, 2018. Toronto Gateway Postal Plant. Activists send Posties a Christmas Card and wishes for their Charter to be respected in the coming years!
Another act with violates the rights of Canada Post employees.
Two weeks ago Canada Post issued 72-hour lockout notice to the Canadian Union of Postal Workers. But management withdrew its lockout notice when it didn't get the backing of the Liberal government.
Canada Post cites the $6.2-billon solvency cost as a key issue in its negotiation with workers. But Kevin Skerrett tells us that in Canada Post's case, it's not really relevant at all.
Postal workers have repeatedly stated its members do not want to strike and that the worker pension, pay equity and service cutbacks are key issues in negotiations.
CUPW president Mike Palecek says the Crown corporation is misrepresenting the numbers around the pension plan and has created the decrease in its own business.
A 100 per cent electric vehicle fleet? Postal banking? Door-to-door service and more, all from Canada Post? Where do we sign up?!
Why are Canada Post Corporation's finances always so wrong? In 2014 they predicted losses of $206 million but then posted $198 million in profits. It's time for them to come clean.
The Canadian Union of Postal Workers is pointing out that Canada Post's press release is highly misleading, continuing its record of downplaying financial success.
The human element -- the ways in which neighbourhoods are made better, safer, more connected places because of the daily presence of postal workers -- too often gets lost.