The Agreement between. Canada Post Corporation and the. Canadian Union of Postal Workers EXPIRES JANUARY 31, Available in. Agreement between Canada Post Corporation and the Canadian Union of Postal Workers – Urban Postal Operations (Expires: January 31, ) (PDF). The Canadian Union of Postal Workers is a public sector trade union representing postal This collective agreement is separate from the CUPW collective bargaining agreement. The two collective agreements have major differences.

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This article has multiple issues. This collective agreement is separate from the CUPW collective bargaining agreement. Association of Postal Officials of Canada. It was hoped that by becoming a crown corporation governed by the Canada Labour Coderelations between Canada Post and its union would improve. Please help improve this article if you can.

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Views Read Edit View history. Until that time CUPW, had represented only “inside employees” with the Letter Carriers Union of Canada representing “outdoor employees” and the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers representing smaller units of specialized workers within the post office.

Also in saw the first of many rollbacks for the Urban Postal Unit when the contract that was reached included the elimination of severance pay. Learn how and when to colllective these template messages.

Inafter another strike, CUPW became the first federal civil service union in Canada to win the right to maternity leave for its members. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Archived from the original on This article may require cleanup to meet Wikipedia’s quality standards. June Learn how and when to remove this template message.


It spends funds in participating clolective issues such as child care, CubaabortionColombiaanti- Racismanti- North American Free Trade Agreement NAFTAanti-global capitalism, marijuana decriminalization, campaigns for women’s equality and human rights. Please help improve it or discuss these issues on the talk page. Other major industrial actions included a strike in and a campaign of walkouts in that resulted in above average wage increases.

The Canadian Union Of Postal Ageeement represents workers outside Canada Post such as cleaners, couriers, drivers, warehouse workers, paramedicsemergency medical xollective, printers and other workers and total members in separate bargaining units. A strike resulted in CUPW president Jean-Claude Parrot being jailed when the union defied back-to-work legislation passed by the Canadian parliament. No cleanup reason has been specified. However, three smaller trade unions remain at Canada Post.

Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources. After a vote, CUPW was chosen to be the sole union representing the combined bargaining unit.

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The Canadian Collctive and Assistants Association covers 12, rural workers, the Association of Postal Officials of Canada has 3, supervisors and the Union of Postal Communications Employees represents 2, technical workers. While strike collectige has been less frequent, there were rotating agrement in and against plans to privatize postal outlets, both of which were ended by back-to-work legislation and also saw attempts by Canada Post to break the strike using strikebreakers.

The two collective agreements have major differences. InCanada Post was transformed from a government department to a crown corporationfulfilling a long-standing demand by the union. Failing to reach a new agreement, the union began a series of rotating strikes across the country on October 22, Syndicat des travailleurs et travailleuses des postes is a public sector trade union representing postal workers including letter carriers, rural and suburban mail carriers, [1] postal clerks, mail handlers and dispatchers, technicians, mechanics and electricians employed at Canada Post as well as private sector workers outside Canada Post.


Currently comprising upwards of 50, members, the Canadian Union of Postal Workers has historically been labeled as militant because of some of the actions undertaken since its inception in to help cups rights to all postal workers. The action succeeded in winning the right to collective bargaining for all public sector employees.

This page was last edited on 24 Decemberat Unsourced material may be challenged and removed. The lockout ended June 27,after Parliament passed a law rendering illegal any further work stoppage. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. CUPW’s last collective agreement was signed in and expired January 31, Labour, Industrial Relations, and the General Strike.

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Retrieved from ” https: Further strikes in and succeeded in gaining job security in the face of new technology at the post office. The CUPW’s first major strike was an illegal wildcat strike in before public sector workers had the right to strike or even form unions and is the largest illegal strike involving government employees.

Members agfeement the Urban Mail Operations agreement by a vote of The union is also noted for supporting political causes.

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