Rural and Suburban Mail Carriers (RSMCs) ratified a collective agreement on Sept. 30, 2003, making them CUPW members and Canda Post employees. This move allowed RSMCs the opportunity to bargain collectively for fair wages and work conditions. The 6,000 RSMCs deliver mail in rural and suburban areas. Seventy percent are women and over thirty percent of RSMCs work out of offices with letter carriers and clerks. The rest work with rural postmasters.

Collective Agreement for Rural and Suburban Mail Carriers (Expires: December 31, 2017) (PDF)

Pay Equity Phase Three Payment

Phase three of RSMC retro payment will be on the October 17th pay. This payment will cover the retro payments for the Rest Period Allowance (RPA), Personal Contact Items (PCI) and admail (Neighbourhood Mail). All items, with the exception of admail, will cover from January 1, 2016 up until the October 17 pay period. On…

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RSMC Uniform: New Points System

IMPORTANT: You have until September 30, 2019 to use your actual points. During this round of negotiations, the parties agreed language that gives RSMC employees the same uniform entitlement as Urban Letter Carriers. Hence, the same uniform and the same colour. As part of the transition to the new points system, all existing points that…

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Working in the Heat

While summer has been late to arrive in many regions, some have already experienced heat waves, and it is very likely that more will occur again this year. Find out about the dangers posed by heatwaves. Take the necessary precautions and encourage your brothers and sisters to do the same. Take Precautions Slow down. Your…

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