Some Issues Resolved

We have signed two memorandums of agreement (MOA) with Canada Post that define the timelines to implement the language that has been agreed to and signed during this round of negotiations. We also signed a MOA that will update all expiry dates in the Urban collective agreement to the date of signing of the new…

Arbitration Update

Union Completes Evidence Day 20 started with the cross examination of Nancy Beauchamp, Chief Negotiator RSMC. She reaffirmed the reasons why we must have language, in the collective agreement, to maintain Pay Equity. Our last witness was Dave Bleakney, 2nd National Vice-President, who testified on our demand to increase the amount that Canada Post provides…

New Local 630 Executive Sworn In

Congratulations to Sister Tish Glenn, the new President of CUPW Local 630, and the new executive elected at the June 29th General Membership Meeting. 1st Vice President – Brother Jeff McKenzie Secretary Treasurer – Sister Sandy Alexander 2nd Vice President – Sister Daniela McMaster Internal Grievance Officer – Sister Jackie Maybee External Grievance Officer –…

Arbitration Update

On Day 18, Cathy Kennedy, member of the negotiating committee, testified to our demands to increase the amount of injury on duty pay for both bargaining units and to have RSMCs who are injured at work be paid directly by Canada Post. This would give RSMCs equality with Urban. Then Sylvain Lapointe, member of the…