All members of the committee have now arrived in Ottawa and are hard at work preparing their files and researching our demands for both the RSMC and urban units. The members of the committee understand how important and difficult this round of bargaining will be and are determined and prepared to do what it takes to achieve gains for both bargaining units.
Between September 7 and 10, 2017, Hurricane Irma devastated the East and North of Cuba. It’s the first time a category 5 hurricane directly hits Cuba. With 300 km/h winds and torrential rains, the hurricane destroyed thousands of houses and public buildings, caused major flooding, severed communications, damaged roads, ruined crops and left thousands of Cubans homeless.
Health and safety issues, for RSMC at Canada Post, includes concerns over work methods that may increase the risk of injuries. This includes the case of the personal vehicle used on RSMC routes. A prime example is the potential of overload issues due to the significant increase to parcel volumes in relation to the space in our vehicles. Take a minute and think about the design and purpose of the personal vehicle that you load every day and ask yourself “Is this vehicle safe with this product loaded?”
OTTAWA - Postal workers are in Yellowknife today at Canada Post’s Annual Public Meeting, bringing a message to the directors of the crown corporation: innovate, expand, and include Northern residents’ needs in plans for the postal service’s future.
The first modification is found under Clause 8.03, “Period Prior to 2004”. It states that, for route holders and permanent relief employees, the period prior to January 1, 2004 during which a person worked as a Rural Route and Suburban Service Contractor will now be recognized for the purpose of seniority under Clause 8.02.
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Canada needs a postal bank. Thousands of rural towns and villages in our country do not have a bank, but many of them have a post office that could provide financial services. As well, nearly two million Canadians desperately need an alternative to payday lenders. A postal bank could be that alternative. Download and sign the petition urging the Government of Canada to instruct Canada Post to add postal banking, with a mandate for financial inclusion.