| 2 months ago

Local Newsletter - September 2021 Edition

Highlights for this edition: - Contract extension debrief / Values for on-demand pick-ups / Attack on women's rights at EMPP / No Relief comic - "The Grievance Investigation"

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| 2 months ago

(Virtual) General Membership Meeting: Sun, Oct 3, 6pm

As per the direction given by our CUPW National Executive, locals can hold GMMs via video conference as long as quorum is met and all participants have registered with all the required information by the specified deadline. For our full virtual GMM guidelines, please see the accompanying post.

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| 2 months ago

The Membership Is Always Right

Excerpt: We used the extension vote as an opportunity to make our case on what a union should be, to pressure the NEB to develop more of an organizing strategy, and to find other allies who believe that CUPW needs to be drastically reformed. As expected, we lost the vote but accomplished our other objectives. Regardless of outcome, this experience has provided many important lessons.

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| 2 months ago

New Date/Times Added For Contract Extension Voting

Locals across our region have expressed concern to our NEB over the difficulties many of our members are having with the virtual format for the contract extension vote. In response, the NEB has scheduled one more voting day with three voting time options. This post details everything needed for those still looking to vote

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| 2 months ago

Local Dispatch (21/09/01) - More Voting Dates & 'No!' Video

In this dispatch: 
1) New contract extension vote dates added
2) Video of 'No!' recommendation
3) September GMM registration
4) Missing person: Christopher Dafoe

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| 3 months ago

Vote 'No!' Campaign Update: Full Proposal Analysis

Our leverage as workers comes from our collective power; if we dare to keep fighting, we can achieve anything. Voting ‘No!’ means returning to membership-driven collective bargaining and fighting for the contract demands brought forward by all CUPW members, regardless of union rank. This update comprehensively details what those demands could be.

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| 3 months ago

Local Dispatch (21/08/19)

In this week's dispatch: 
1) Preparing for next week's vote on proposed contract extension!
2) Proposed mandatory vaccine for federal employees
3) Bad move at the EMPP
4) EDLC's Labour Day initiative

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| 3 months ago

Local Dispatch (21/08/13) - Reasons to Vote No!

In this week's dispatch: 
1) Five Reasons to "Vote No!"
2) CPC Unleashes a Safety Compliance Officer on Motorized Letter Carriers
3) Local newsletter call for submissions
4) Extension voting links & guidelines

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