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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Failing to reach a new agreement, the union began a series of rotating strikes across the country on October 22, After a vote, CUPW was chosen to be the sole union representing the combined bargaining unit. InCanada Post was transformed from a government department to a crown corporationfulfilling a long-standing demand by the union. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

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.

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The Collective Agreement

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The Collective Agreement – CUPW Vancouver

Further collevtive in and succeeded in gaining job security in the face of new technology at the post office. 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 in separate bargaining units. Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources.


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Canadian Union of Postal Workers

Other major industrial actions included a strike in and a campaign of walkouts in that resulted in above average wage increases.

Views Read Edit View history. 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 colelctive guarantee rights to all postal workers.

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

Also in saw the first of many rollbacks for the Urban Postal Unit when the contract that was reached included the elimination of cjpw pay. Colletive lockout ended June 27,after Parliament passed a law rendering illegal any further work stoppage. Archived from the original on Retrieved from ” https: Please help improve this article if you can. The two collective agreements have major differences. The union is also noted for supporting political causes.

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. Mike Palecekpresident. 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.

Labour, Industrial Relations, and the General Strike. Learn how and when to remove these template messages. This collective agreement is separate from the CUPW collective bargaining agreement. The action succeeded in winning the right to collective bargaining for all public sector employees.


However, three smaller trade unions remain at Canada Post. It was hoped that by becoming a crown corporation governed by the Canada Labour Coderelations between Canada Post and its union would improve. Inafter another strike, CUPW became the first federal civil service union in Canada to win the right to maternity leave for its members.

This page was last edited on 24 Decemberat agrdement While strike action has been less frequent, there were rotating strikes 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.

Members ratified the Urban Mail Operations agreement by a vote of Archived copy as title Articles needing 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. Syndicat des travailleurs et travailleuses des postes is a public sector trade union representing postal workers ayreement 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.

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