More Quarantine, Admail Improvements

On April 6, we’ve confirmed a change in Canada Post Corporation’s (CPC) practice for: Workers over 70, Pregnant workers, and Immune-suppressed/High-risk workers. Permanent Workers who fall under these categories will have access to quarantine leave (which is at 100% of regular pay). Members in these categories who have used personal days since the beginning of…

Quarantine Leave for employees 70+ and/or with pre-existing medical conditions and those considered high risk

From Canada Post: We continue to adjust our response to COVID-19 to protect and support our people, with employee health and safety always our highest priority. Effective immediately, we are making paid Quarantine Leave available to all employees aged 70 and older across Canada, until further notice. This same Quarantine Leave will also apply to…

Connecting in Uncertain Times

These are challenging and stressful times for CUPW members. The loss of normalcy; the loss of connection; the invisible, unknown health risks, and not knowing what tomorrow will bring are all testing us. The whole world is feeling worried – including me. I am always amazed by the way disasters can bring out the very…

COVID-19 Status Report

Since the first COVID-19 case was identified in Canada on January 27, 2020, postal workers, along with your local, regional, and national union representatives, have been demanding health and safety measures be properly implemented. We are aware of problems on the work-floors, and that Canada Post was not adequately prepared for this pandemic – cleaning…