Statement on Defunding the Police

In the wake of a number of murders committed by police in the United States and Canada, CUPW joins an ever-important number of voices that are calling to DEFUND THE POLICE. While attention about the senseless police killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis featured widely in Canadian media, Black and Indigenous people in Canada were…

Urban Letter Carrier Overtime

The Arbitrator’s decision contained some improvements to address the issue of overtime on letter carrier routes. She did not accept all of our proposals to allow letter carriers more options to reduce the overtime on their routes. Compulsory Overtime The parties had agreed to suspend clause 15.14 – Compulsory overtime on other routes. The issue…