In recent days, the number of workers testing positive for COVID-19 at the Gateway East facility in Mississauga has greatly increased. Public health authorities have ordered that all shift #3 employees are to self-isolate. These employees will receive paid quarantine leave. All shift #2 employees will have to be tested for COVID-19 or self-isolate for 14 days.

I know I speak for all postal workers when I extend our wishes for a quick and full recovery to all of our members who have tested positive. On behalf of the National Executive Board, I wish to express our solidarity with the membership of the Toronto local. I also wish to thank the members of the Toronto Local Executive and the Regional Officers in Metro Toronto for their excellent work in representing their members during this difficult time.

Read more (PDF)