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Jun 16, 2020, 14:30 ET The Results are in: 88.8 percent of Foodora Couriers Vote Yes to Union!

TORONTO, June 16, 2020 /CNW/ - Foodora couriers and drivers in Toronto and Mississauga voted in favour of unionization with the Canadian Union of Postal Workers, becoming the first app-based...


May 11, 2020, 11:32 ET CUPW Calls on the Government to Urgently Protect Gig Economy Workers

OTTAWA, May 11, 2020 /CNW/ - On Monday, May 11th, Foodora Couriers will work their last day as the company will officially exit the Canadian market. The Canadian Union of Postal Workers (CUPW) is...


May 01, 2020, 16:09 ET Media Advisory - Happening Now: Foodsters United, CUPW Protest at Foodora HQ

TORONTO, May 1, 2020 /CNW/ - Foodora couriers are currently staging a safe, physically distanced protest at the headquarters of Foodora Canada. WHERE: 579 Richmond Street West (Bathurst), Toronto...


Apr 29, 2020, 14:42 ET Foodora Canada and Delivery Hero Accused of Union-busting

OTTAWA, April 29, 2020 /CNW/ - The Canadian Union of Postal Workers alleges that Foodora Canada and its parent company Delivery Hero are breaking several sections of Ontario labour law, by closing...


Apr 28, 2020, 10:10 ET CUPW Statement: Foodora Closing in Canada

OTTAWA, April 28, 2020 /CNW/ - CUPW and the Foodsters are shocked to hear about Foodora's decision to leave the Canadian market. The two-weeks' notice that has been provided is grossly unfair and...


Apr 06, 2020, 17:55 ET Postal Workers Wary of Federal Government's Partnership with Amazon Canada

OTTAWA, April 6, 2020 /CNW/ - The Canadian Union of Postal Workers is concerned that a new distribution deal may be rewarding Amazon Canada for creating stressful, precarious jobs; ignoring workers'...


Mar 30, 2020, 10:14 ET CUPW: Protecting Postal Workers to Protect Us All

OTTAWA, March 30, 2020 /CNW/ - The Canadian Union of Postal Workers is closely monitoring the measures that are being implemented in Canada Post facilities to minimize the risk, albeit low, of...


Feb 25, 2020, 14:54 ET With Historic Win, Foodora Couriers a Big Step Closer to Union Certification

OLRB rules that couriers are dependent contractors TORONTO, Feb. 25, 2020 /CNW/ - The Ontario Labour Relations Board ruled today that couriers working for Foodora are, as Foodsters United and the...


Jan 29, 2020, 12:00 ET Gig Workers Await Historical Decision from Labour Board

Final arguments made in hearings to determine the classification of Foodora workers TORONTO, Jan. 29, 2020 /CNW/ - The Ontario Labour Relations Board (OLRB) today heard final arguments from the...


Nov 06, 2019, 09:00 ET Gig Workers Making History Together

Unions come together in support of gig workers TORONTO, Nov. 6, 2019 /CNW/ - Hearings continued in Toronto today in which the results could be a defining moment for gig economy workers in Canada. The ...


Aug 07, 2019, 11:32 ET Foodora Couriers in Intense Push for Union Certification

Ahead of historic vote, employer threatens and intimidates couriers OTTAWA, Aug. 7, 2019 /CNW/ - As Foodora couriers in Toronto prepare to vote on union certification with the Canadian Union of...


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...