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Vancouver, Fraser Valley West, and Royal City 2nd Annual Summer Solidarity Event

The Vancouver, Fraser Valley West, and Royal City Locals of CUPW
Invites all Members to our 2nd Annual Summer Solidarity Event:

BBQ Burger Cook-off!


August 8, 2015 @ 11:00 AM
Deas Island Regional Park, Delta BC
6090 Deas Island Rd, Delta, BC (Fisher’s Field Picnic Area – see map)

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By-Election Results: June 25, 2015

Elected at the June 25, 2015 General Membership Meeting were:

EDUCATION DIRECTOR:
Stefanie Neumann
CHIEF STEWARD VMPP SHIFT 2:
Ken Doyle

Congratulations to the successful candidates. Our appreciation goes out to all members who offer themselves to positions.

Solidarity.

 
Pacific & Prairie Regions – PEL 5-day Education Seminar

“Turtle Island” Course
“Fight Back/Political Action” Course

The next Pacific Region 5-day Education Seminars will be held in conjunction with the Prairie Region in Whistler, B.C. from September 14 to 18, 2015. These are Paid Education Leave (PEL) courses so we are limited to twenty (20) participants in total or ten (10) in each class per Region.

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Education Committee as of June 26, 2015

Education Committee:

Tara

Atkinson

Eric

Carlos

Angelito

Decena

Edem

Etuk

Karen

MacDonald

Cristina

Maclennan

Jayne

Priest

Maria

Tee


 
Pushing the Boundaries

Pushing the Boundaries

Every so often an unexpected triumph over an injustice, or more pointedly, a moral victory, is visited upon us when we least expect it. In this particular instance, it was the efforts of one person at Depot 74 whom deserves our thanks. The following tells the story of the selfless act of devotion demonstrated by one member who set out to right what was put wrong by Canada Post.

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MSC RESTRUCTURE UPDATE - February 16, 2015

Postal Transformation

Canada Post has embarked on an aggressive campaign to streamline its operations and cut jobs. They call it – “Postal Transformation”. It begs the question; what have they transformed? I think it is important to note, other than the automation of parcel and mail processing, the method in which the customer receives their product has remained unchanged. The employer’s agenda is clear - disregard health and safety, overburden the workers, and extinguish service standards. In turn, they maximize profits and pay out bonuses to management.

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Op/Ed: Burnaby Now - Why we need to save Canada Post

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"Rather than having mail delivered to your doorstep by a familiar and friendly face, the elimination of door-to-door will mean you'll have to trek to a Community Mail Box (CMB), often quite a ways down the road or around the block. In Delta, with so many retirees living in communities like Ladner and Tsawwassen, residents are rightfully alarmed. Senior and mobility-challenged customers will be inconvenienced or put at risk." - Read the full article HERE

 
We Deliver Canada

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The third video in our "We Deliver Canada" campaign has been published! Postal banking is not a "right / left" issue, it's a common sense issue.

Watch all three videos:
Meet Rebekah |
Meet Thomas | Meet Guillaume

altJoin our campaign. Get our message out. Visit www.WeDeliverCanada.ca. Like our Facebook page. Follow us on Twitter.

 
Workers Win! January 30, 2015

Workers Win!

CUPW anticipates Supreme Court ruling will affect its constitutional challenge of the back-to-work legislation

The Supreme Court has affirmed that there is constitutional protection for the right to strike.

In a case involving the Saskatchewan Federation of Labour and the Saskatchewan government, the Supreme Court has recognized that the right to strike is an essential part of a meaningful collective bargaining process.

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"There's no use being apologetic about labour's image.  We are what we are, and no matter what we do employers and media will never give us a good image."

- JEAN-CLAUDE PARROT


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1965 Postal Worker.
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