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Retailers now have an alternative delivery network for B2C shipments within Canada

Farrow, Delivery Net and InPost 24/7 Lockers provide exciting new alternative delivery network TORONTO – Farrow has announced a new partnership with InPost and Delivery Net to expand the delivery options available to customers using a national parcel locker network solution. Under terms of the partnership, Farrow will be able to …

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CPC, CUPW continue to meet

Negotiations are continuing in an effort to achieve new collective agreements for both the RSMC and Urban bargaining units. The parties are working long hours to achieve this goal. We remain committed to negotiating fair collective agreements, as we have since the beginning of this process. We’re encouraged that Canada …

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Postal service will not be interrupted while talks continue

OTTAWA – Earlier today, the Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Labour, MaryAnn Mihychuk, encouraged both Canada Post and the Canadian Union of Postal Workers to continue their discussions beyond the lockout notice. Accordingly the Corporation has withdrawn its 72-hour notice. As a result, there will not be a lockout, …

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Postal workers call for one-month cooling-off period, “intensive negotiations”

OTTAWA – Postal workers are proposing a 30-day cooling off period to Canada Post management to address concerns about “uncertainty” in the mail system and give negotiations a chance to succeed. “Our members, their families and all Canadians do not deserve to have this threat of a lockout ‘looming’ over …

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Canada Post agrees to 30-day extension followed by binding arbitration

OTTAWA – Canada Post has informed the Canadian Union of Postal Workers (CUPW) that what our employees and our customers need is long-term certainty in the postal system. Therefore, we are fully prepared to negotiate intensively for the next 30 days under an extended “cooling off period” to reach negotiated …

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Canada Post prepared to submit to binding arbitration to resolve impasse at negotiations with CUPW

OTTAWA – On Wednesday, July 6, 2016, the Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Labour, MaryAnn Mihychuk, asked both Canada Post and the Canadian Union of Postal Workers (CUPW-Urban and CUPW-RSMC) to submit to binding arbitration to resolve the current impasse at negotiations. Canada Post agreed to voluntarily submit to …

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Canada Post shutting the door on tens of thousands of Canadian workers

OTTAWA – Canada Post has just served notice on fifty thousand Canadian workers that it plans to drive them out onto the streets without pay in an effort to impose steep concessions on them. “We knew this was their game all along. They are sabotaging the public review of the …

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Canada Post takes steps to respond to rapidly deteriorating business situation

OTTAWA – Canada Post has notified the Canadian Union of Postal Workers (CUPW) that it will be changing the terms and conditions of employment for all employees represented by the union starting Friday, July 8, 2016. The uncertainty caused by the prolonged negotiations and the union’s strike mandate is having …

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CUPW replies to Canada Post

Yesterday we reported that CPC provided us with letters outlining their response to our global offers, which we presented on July 1st, 2016. CPC’s letters stated that they reject our position and will withdraw their June 25th global offers “in their entirety” at the expiry of any 72-hour notice provided …

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CPC says no and makes a threat

Today, CUPW and Canada Post negotiators met in the presence of the mediators. There was a very frank discussion of the differences between the parties. CPC provided CUPW with a letter outlining their response to the CUPW global offer which we presented on July 1, 2016. The Corporation did not …

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