The Canadian Union of Postal Workers (CUPW), was informed this morning, that one of our members has died.
We send our deepest condolences to the family, friends and co-workers.
We have many questions for Canada Post and we are demanding answers. We’ve been told that the cause of death is unknown, however, we do know that the member had recently tested positive for COVID-19, and worked at the Gateway East facility where an outbreak was declared earlier this month.
Postal workers have been on the front lines since the beginning of the pandemic, making sure society can function. They are worried and tired, and right now, demand answers from Canada Post and Public Health authorities.