Everywhere workers are in a precarious landscape of pandemic, overwork, and uncertainty. It is clear that our members have stepped up to keep this society running. You deserve respect and a debt of gratitude from everyone. Fortunately, we have experienced some of that gratitude and trust from our communities. Unfortunately, we do not see the same for Canada Post operational management. They are capable of driving humans like pack mules, and who are overburdened to the hilt. We deserve better.
Some members would prefer to wear a mask. Many have family members who are vulnerable. This is not a joke. They should be able to wear them without ridicule.
At the beginning of the virus, the jury was out on masks as researchers struggled to understand the virus, and its spread. We have learned much since then in this unfolding situation.
In the meantime, after an online campaign, Dollarama workers received masks.