The outcome of the cases could have serious ramifications for gig economy workers.
Canadian Union of Postal Workers
Door-to-door protected for millions, but fight to reverse the cuts carries on.
"Postal banking can get rid of payday lenders and allow Canadians avoid the ever-rising banking fees. I'd say it's a smart investment." — Larry Brown, NUPGE President
“We are asking management to give us a chance, to give the public review a chance, to keep sitting down with us at the bargaining table, and give the workers a chance to get a fair deal." — Mike Palecek, CUPW national president
“People are telling us they value their public postal service and they want to keep it.” — Mike Palecek, CUPW National President
Hamilton postal workers were informed on June 2 by Canada Post managers that no new date for the end of door-to-door delivery would be scheduled at this time.
Supporters of postal delivery want to know why Canada Post and the Conservative government could not wait until the review of the Canadian Postal Service Charter — a public and accountable consultation process — before rushing to gut public postal services.
Canada Post has an internal study showing how successful postal banking could be but the idea was rejected. Orchestrated crisis?