COVID-19 Strikes Toronto Gateway East

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…

CUPW, Canada Post and COVID-19

The number of people infected with COVID-19 is increasing across the country. In many communities, healthcare systems are overwhelmed, health care workers are at their breaking point, and available ICU beds in hospitals are in very short supply. While two vaccines have been approved by Health Canada, the rollout will take time and, and it…

Helping Each Other

The core value of any union is being there for each other when help is needed. It couldn’t be truer than on the morning of January 5, 2021. George Tomaszewski, a postal worker for over 45 years, stepped outside of his Scarborough, Ontario facility to have a cigarette. He then collapsed and struck his head.…