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May 17, 2019, 18:50 ET Historic Election at CUPW: Postal Workers Elect First Female Black President

A record number of women also elected to the National Executive Committee OTTAWA, May 17, 2019 /CNW/ - The Canadian Union of Postal Workers (CUPW) has elected Jan Simpson, a postal worker from the...


May 15, 2019, 13:30 ET Postal Workers March behind Foodora Couriers

Delegation shows support for bike and car couriers at Foodora who are unionizing with CUPW TORONTO, May 15, 2019 /CNW/ - Postal workers and their allies took to the streets of Toronto this afternoon, ...


May 01, 2019, 10:25 ET Delivering Justice for Couriers in Toronto

Bike and car couriers at Foodora aim to unionize with CUPW TORONTO, May 1, 2019 /CNW/ - Foodora bike and car couriers today announced their plans to unionize with the Canadian Union of Postal Workers ...


Apr 30, 2019, 09:19 ET Media Advisory - Worker Rights in the Gig Economy - Canadian Union of Postal Workers Will Publicly Launch New Campaign

TORONTO, April 30, 2019 /CNW/ - The Canadian Union of Postal Workers (CUPW), along with labour and social activists, is holding a press conference on Wednesday, May 1, in Toronto, to publicly launch...


Jan 16, 2019, 10:50 ET CUPW to Canada Post, Government: "This is Far from Over"

Arbitration begins today for new collective agreements OTTAWA, Jan. 16, 2019 /CNW/ - The arbitration process imposed by the Trudeau government's back to work legislation for postal workers begins...


Dec 11, 2018, 11:13 ET CUPW Challenges Back to Work Legislation in Court

Right to Strike Ruled a Charter Right in 2016 Ontario Superior Court Decision OTTAWA, Dec. 11, 2018 /CNW/ - The Canadian Union of Postal Workers (CUPW) will file a constitutional challenge today with ...


Nov 28, 2018, 12:13 ET Community Picket Lines Set Up at Pacific Processing Centre

OTTAWA, Nov. 28, 2018 /CNW/ - This morning, we were informed that members of several major unions in British Columbia have set up picket-lines at the Pacific Processing Centre, the third largest mail ...


Nov 27, 2018, 12:10 ET Statement from CUPW President Mike Palecek - Back to Work Legislation Next Steps

OTTAWA, Nov. 27, 2018 /CNW/ - After 37 days of rotating strikes, unconstitutional legislation has removed the right to strike for postal workers. Legal strike action ends at noon today, but the...


Nov 27, 2018, 09:10 ET Postal Workers to Trudeau: We Will Remember

CUPW Vows to Keep Fighting; All Options on the Table OTTAWA, Nov. 27, 2018 /CNW/ - The Canadian Union of Postal Workers (CUPW) is exploring all options to fight the back-to-work legislation passed in ...


Nov 23, 2018, 17:05 ET Who is Jack and why isn't he getting his cheque?

CUPW Getting Reports of Canada Post Withholding Social Assistance Cheques OTTAWA, Nov. 23, 2018 /CNW/ - Yesterday, as she introduced the government's back-to-work legislation, Minister Patty Hajdu...


Nov 23, 2018, 10:10 ET CUPW Will Keep Up the Fight for Free Collective Bargaining

OTTAWA, Nov. 23, 2018 /CNW/ - This morning, the Canadian Union of Postal Workers (CUPW) and the Canadian Labour Congress (CLC) condemned the Trudeau government's back-to-work legislation. Once again, ...


Nov 21, 2018, 15:05 ET CUPW Questions Claims of "Massive" Backlog

Welcomes mediator back, but feeling undermined by government tactics OTTAWA, Nov. 21, 2018 /CNW/ - Today, Canadian Union of Postal Workers (CUPW) members going to work are finding that the mail...


Nov 19, 2018, 14:31 ET CUPW to Canada Post: Negotiate now! - Union Rejects Binding Arbitration

OTTAWA, Nov. 19, 2018 /CNW/ - The Canadian Union of Postal Workers is calling on Canada Post to return to the bargaining table and negotiate a settlement now. "We will not accept binding arbitration...


Oct 31, 2018, 17:42 ET Postal workers taking work/life balance into own hands

Direct action to stop overburdening begins at midnight OTTAWA, Oct. 31, 2018 /CNW/ - Effective November 1st at 12:01 am, the Canadian Union of Postal Workers is calling a national overtime ban for...


Oct 22, 2018, 22:00 ET CUPW Strike Heads to Toronto

Almost 9,000 postal workers will walk off the job at midnight on Tuesday OTTAWA, Oct. 22, 2018 /CNW/ - Members of the Canadian Union of Postal Workers (CUPW) in the Toronto local will head to the...


Oct 21, 2018, 15:00 ET CUPW Announces Strike Locations

If last-minute deals cannot be reached this evening, rotating strikes will begin in four locations Monday morning OTTAWA, Oct. 21, 2018 /CNW/ - The Canadian Union of Postal Workers (CUPW) will begin...


Oct 16, 2018, 17:08 ET CUPW Issues Strike Notices to Canada Post

If deals cannot be reached over the weekend, service will be disrupted as of next Monday OTTAWA, Oct. 16, 2018 /CNW/ - The Canadian Union of Postal Workers (CUPW) today gave notices to Canada Post...


Sep 11, 2018, 16:52 ET CUPW Fighting For Good Jobs and Better Services

Members overwhelmingly vote in favour of strike mandate OTTAWA, Sept. 11, 2018 /CNW/ - Members of the Canadian Union of Postal Workers (CUPW) — both the Urban Postal Operations unit and the Rural and ...


Aug 28, 2018, 14:08 ET RSMCs One Step Closer to Pay Equity

Corporation Fully Capable of Absorbing One-Time Payment OTTAWA , Aug. 28, 2018 /CNW/ - Canada Post announced today a second quarter loss of $242 million, but this should not be seen as an indication...


Aug 08, 2018, 11:00 ET NOR-PEL Workers Strike in Cape Breton

SYDNEY, NS, Aug. 8, 2018 /CNW/ - Members of the Canadian Union of Postal Workers (CUPW) that deliver parcels and shuttle mail in Cape Breton Regional Municipality started a legal strike at one this...


Jul 25, 2018, 05:00 ET Media Advisory - "A Letter Carrier Christmas"

OTTAWA, July 25, 2018 /CNW/ - Local offices of the Canadian Union of Postal Workers (CUPW) in Quebec will host a BBQ on July 25 in Gatineau, near the offices of Carla Qualtrough, Minister of Public...


Jun 15, 2018, 09:50 ET UPDATE - New Report Shows the Path to Postal Banking in Canada

MPs to vote on motion to study postal banking in the fall OTTAWA, June 15, 2018 /CNW/ - A new research report shows how Canadians would benefit from banking and financial services at the post office, ...


Jun 14, 2018, 12:02 ET New Report Shows the Path to Postal Banking in Canada

MPs to vote on motion to study postal banking next week OTTAWA, June 14, 2018 /CNW/ - A new research report shows how Canadians would benefit from banking and financial services at the post office,...


Jun 01, 2018, 05:30 ET Historic Victory for Postal Workers - Rural and Suburban Mail Carriers Ruled Equal to Letter Carriers in Landmark Pay Equity Case

OTTAWA, June 1, 2018 /CNW/ - Rural and Suburban Mail Carriers (RSMC) earned a long-awaited victory, as an arbitrator ruled they do work of equal value to urban letter carriers and that there is a...


May 04, 2018, 10:25 ET Profits Continue, Innovation is the Way Forward for Canada Post

OTTAWA, May 4, 2018 /CNW/ - The Canadian Union of Postal Workers (CUPW) welcomes yet another profitable result from Canada Post Corporation (CPC) for 2017. "Postal workers have always seen the...