Over-Age Dependant Students and Benefits

In order for over-age dependants to qualify for benefits, the member must provide to Great West/Canada Life a document from a post-secondary institution as proof that the dependant is attending school on a full-time basis. Due to the pandemic, full-time students may be running into restrictions with their post-secondary institution and course offerings which prevent…

Statement of Support for Alberta Strikers

The Canadian Union of Postal Workers stands in solidarity with striking healthcare workers and against the anti-labour government of Jason Kenney and its bid to deeply slash jobs, erode working conditions, and trample union rights. In the midst of the worst pandemic in a century, health workers have tirelessly provided the care needed to the…

Post-Retirement Benefits – RSMC Unit

On June 11, 2020, Arbitrator MacPherson ordered that all continuous service of the RSMCs since they became employees on January 1, 2004 be recognized for the right to post-retirement benefits. IMPACT OF THE DECISION This means that RSMCs who decide to retire with 15 or more years of continuous service have the right to enroll…