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Banking On A Future For Canada Post

   Major Report Says Postal Banking Feasible at Canada Post The Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (CCPA) published a major report which examines the feasibility of adding financial and banking services at Canada Post Corporation. The report, entitled, Why Canada Needs Postal Banking, provides compelling evidence that Canada Post is well placed to fulfill the […]

Endangered – The Public Post Office – Save Door to Door Delivery

ENDANGERED – The Public Post Office:   In the 1980s and 1990s, Conservative federal governments closed about 1500  public post offices.  Canada Post has again signalled its intent to close an unspecified number of public post offices in its most recent corporate plan.  This year there are already 16 closures underway in urban areas  – with […]

WCB Payments & Your 2013 Income Tax

The following information is general in nature only.  The Union does not provide income tax advice.  If you have questions or concerns see a tax accountant or call the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) for information about your individual tax situation. However, it is important to remember that Canada Post is considered a self insured employer. What […]

Strike/Lockout Pay – How Much? Who? When?

Above are the three most frequently asked questions with respect to strike / lockout / picket pay.  Hopefully, the information in this posting will assist the members in understanding strike pay. HOW MUCH: The National Executive Board has set the amount of strike / lockout pay at $175.00 in accordance with section 7.24 of the CUPW […]