The rotating strike, in effect since Oct. Mail and parcels will not be delivered or picked up in the impacted areas while the union continues their strike activity. Mail and parcels will not be delivered or picked up in the impacted areas while the union continues their strike activity. The Canadian Union of Postal Workers and the postal service have been unable to reach new collective agreements for two bargaining units after 10 months of negotiations. During the rotating strike, Canada Post continues to operate across Canada and is still accepting and delivering mail and parcels in all other locations. While Canada Post is attempting to minimize the impact on customers, the union has decided to shut down a key processing hub for mail and parcels in Canada for a second day. A Canada Post employee drives a mail truck through downtown Halifax on Wednesday, July 6, 2016.
The election will be held: Sunday January 27, 2019, at 1:00 p. However, Toronto is also a key processing hub for mail and parcels in Canada. We expect employees to return to work in areas impacted by strike activity in the last 24 hours. Canada Post continues to operate across the rest of Canada. Anthony, Deer Lake, Grand Falls-Windsor, Stephenville Crossing, Corner Brook, Channel-Port-aux-Basques. The strikes are now into their fourth week and have touched virtually every Canada Post facility and every Canadian address so far.
Any Stewards who were appointed by the Local Executive Committee since the last annual election must also run for election this January in order to maintain their position. It says customers across the country should expect delivery delays. The union also started rotating strikes last night in the region of St. The postal service remains operational, but Canada Post has advised commercial customers that it is not able to honour its delivery standards for any product because of prolonged and ongoing rotating strikes. Candidates must be a member in good standing and must have attended at least three 3 General Membership Meetings in the twelve 12 months prior to and inclusive of the close of nominations as per Article 9. Meanwhile, strikes have ended in Montreal, St. And employees returned to work earlier Tuesday, Oct.
Please note that you must be a member in good standing to vote. If the Senate approves Bill C-89 today, management and the union would be required to accept a contract imposed through binding arbitration. The last time the federal government forced an end to a work dispute at Canada Post was in 2011, when the former Conservative government passed back-to-work legislation to end a two-week lockout by the Crown agency. According to Canada Post, the deadline is to ensure that a resolution is met before the holiday rush. Last night, strikes had also started in the greater Montreal region, Quebec and Saint John, New Brunswick. The members of Canadian Post Workers Union Local 786 in Nanaimo took part in a series of Canada-wide rotating strikes Wednesday morning and expect to be off the job for about 24 hours.
Maritime Labour Centre This election will take place as part of the normal order of business during the January Membership Meeting as per Article 9. Strikes also started Monday morning in Kitchener Ont. The Canadian Union of Postal Workers says results of the vote will be released today or tomorrow. Please confirm the information below before signing up. Thomas, Owen Sound; Barrie; Ridgeway, Stevensville, Fonthill, Wainfleet, Niagara on the Lake, Port colborne, Thorold, Jordan, Station, Wellandport, Smithville, Lynden, Beamsville; London, Arthur; Ajax, Markham, Unionville, Richmond Hill, Stouffville, Thornhill, Whitby, Willowdale, Don Mills, Maple, Vaughan. In Newfoundland and Labrador: Carbonear, Gander-Lewisporte, Stephenville, St.
On Tuesday, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau repeated his call for both sides in the dispute to resolve their differences soon. The deadline for a mediator to help Canada Post and its workers reach an agreement has now passed, with both sides no closer to making a deal. In Ontario: Scarborough delivery facilities, including the York Distribution Centre which processes parcels for the east portion of the Greater Toronto Area; Pickering, Sarnia, Amherstburg, Delhi, St. In Toronto alone, more than 180 trailers full of parcels, packets and mail sit idle as the union shuts down the facility for a third time in less than a month. Mail and parcels will not be delivered or picked up in the impacted areas while the union continues their strike activity. Canada Post continues to operate across Canada. Strikes continue in Kamloops and in Quebec, while others ended in Cranbrook, Penticton, Quesnel, and.
Distribution centres in Vancouver, Edmonton and Montreal are also experiencing severe backlogs, and packages are backing up at border points, despite a plea from Canada Post to its international partners to halt shipments. The Canadian Union of Postal Workers and the postal service have been unable to reach new collective agreements for two bargaining units after 10 months of negotiations. In Quebec: Québec, Lévis, Montmagny, Pintendre, Saint-Augustin-de-Desmaures, Sainte Marie, Saint-Jean-Chrysostome, Beauceville, Lac-Mégantic; Haut-du-Lac, La Tuque. Their union has warned of a legal battle if the federal government passes the back-to-work legislation, calling such a move unconstitutional. Please note that you must be a member in good standing to vote. The union continues to escalate their strike activity, adding more communities each day and shutting down major processing centres for extended periods. Some of the issues at the centre of the dispute are pay, delivery route structures, and increased loads from rising numbers of package deliveries due to online shopping.
Without an agreement, rotating strikes will continue, including picketing in Richmond that began three days ago. We thank our customers for their continued patience and apologize for the inconvenience this is causing. On Thursday morning, the Trudeau government introduced legislation to force an end to the rotating strikes by Canada Post employees. The agency has recently seen a boom in its parcel distribution business while letter mail volumes have plummeted. Earlier, the union had also started strikes in Quebec City and the Haut-du-Lac region, Que. A strike also continues in ÎIes-de-la-Madeleine, Que.