Postal workers call for one-month cooling off period

Postal workers call for one-month cooling off period

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 our heads from a profitable public service. Postal workers want…

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Looming CUPW strike worthy of close attention

Looming CUPW strike worthy of close attention

As lockout looms, CUPW 126 President Craig Dyer says St. John’s employees are working in toxic environment After Canada Post issued a 72-hour lockout notice, President Craig Dyer (photo Lower Right) says the corporation is trying to provoke a strike. Though 94 per cent of postal workers have voted to strike should they fail to reach a collective agreement, the…

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VLC Sponsored Pride march this Sunday

VLC Sponsored Pride march this Sunday

The labour movement has been a proud champion of LGBT+ rights for decades and we know that visible signs of union pride are extremely important. The more unions that assist members in creating a visible presence at picnics, marches and parades the better!! On July 10, the Victoria Labour Council will join with local affiliates in the Victoria Pride parade…

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Draw Winners

Draw Winners

Thanks so much to everyone that attended the CUPE 951 BBQ yesterday. We hope you enjoyed the food and entertainment, and it was great to see the interest shown at our committee tables.  A special thanks to those of you that took the opportunity to get involved in future committee work. We are pleased to announce the winners of our…

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