Canada Post Tentative Agreement

The preliminary agreements must now be ratified by the 50,000 postal workers across the country before they become the new treaties. The parties have started negotiations on a number of priority issues agreed in the framework of the agreement signed on 12 December 2019, which sets out the parameters of this accelerated process. The parties revised the initial deadlines in order to reach an agreement before 1 May 2020. In the context of the COVID-19 pandemic, it has become increasingly important for the parties to redouble their efforts and reach a fair agreement. • reinstatement of the two collective agreements with CUPW, including all workers` benefits, for the duration of the cooling-off period; The Public Utilities Alliance of Canada will soon be approaching the employer to begin negotiations for the renewal of the collective agreement. Throughout the arbitration, we continually made public statements calling on Canada Post management to return to the table to negotiate new collective agreements. Until that date, they have not returned to the table. If the CCP continues to refuse to return to the table and negotiate with us, we will get new collective agreements by the end of June 2020. As you all know, since the fall of 2017, we have been trying to negotiate new collective agreements with Canada Post. We worked with mediators and conciliators for over a year before invoking our right to strike on 22 October 2018. We thought we were close to collective agreements, but the CPC simply stopped negotiating and encouraged the government to resume labour law activities.

As part of this return-to-work legislation, the government has appointed a mediator/arbitrator to resolve contentious issues. We tried to make a comparison in December 2018, but we were not successful. We began arbitration in January 2019 and are on the verge of ending this process. You may have heard that PSAC-UPCE and Canada Post have reached a preliminary agreement. We don`t know the details of this agreement, except that it is a four-year agreement that expires in August 2024. Canada Post talks a lot about improving cooperation. Why won`t he start negotiations with CUPW? Doddle supports PUDO networks and intelligent return management for some of the world`s most innovative carriers and stations….