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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Archived from the original on June Learn how and when to remove this template message. Mike Palecekpresident. A strike resulted in CUPW president Jean-Claude Parrot being jailed when the union defied back-to-work legislation passed by the Canadian parliament.

The Canadian Postmasters 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.

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. This page was last edited on 24 Decemberat Failing to reach a new agreement, the union began a series of rotating strikes across the country on Avreement 22, After a vote, CUPW was chosen to be the sole union representing the combined bargaining unit.

The union is also noted for supporting political causes. Other major collecttive actions included a strike in and a campaign of walkouts in that resulted in above average wage increases. From Agreenent, the free encyclopedia. Archived copy as title Articles collctive additional references from June All articles needing additional references Articles needing cleanup from June All pages needing cleanup Cleanup tagged articles without a reason field from June Wikipedia pages needing cleanup from June Articles with multiple maintenance issues Pages using deprecated image syntax Articles containing French-language text.


The action succeeded in winning the right to collective bargaining for all public sector employees. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

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CUPW’s last collective agreement was signed in and expired January 31, However, three smaller trade unions remain at Canada Post. Members ratified the Urban Mail Operations agreement by a vote of aggeement Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources. It was hoped that by becoming a crown corporation governed by the Canada Labour Coderelations between Canada Post and its union would improve.

Nakba — 70th Anniversary of the Palestinian Catastrophe”. 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 guarantee rights to all postal workers.

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This collective agreement is separate from the CUPW collective bargaining agreement. InCanada Post was transformed from a government department to a crown corporationfulfilling a long-standing demand by the union. This article needs additional citations for verification. The Canadian Union Of Postal Workers represents workers outside Canada Post such as cleaners, couriers, drivers, warehouse workers, paramedicsemergency medical dispatchers, printers and other workers and total members coollective separate bargaining units.


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Syndicat des travailleurs agremeent 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 afreement well as private sector workers outside Canada Post.

Labour, Industrial Relations, and the General Strike. The two collective agreements have major differences. Association of Postal Officials of Canada. Views Read Edit View history. Inafter another strike, CUPW became the first federal civil service union in Canada to win the right to maternity leave for its members.

Unsourced material may be challenged and removed. Further strikes in and succeeded in gaining job security in the face of new technology at the post office. It spends funds in participating on 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.

Also in saw the first of many rollbacks for the Urban Postal Colleective when the contract that was reached included the elimination of severance pay. While strike action has been less frequent, there were rotating strikes in colllective against cupd 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.