Health and safety issues, for RSMC at Canada Post, includes concerns over work methods that may increase the risk of injuries. This includes the case of the personal vehicle used on RSMC routes. A prime example is the potential of overload issues due to the significant increase to parcel volumes in relation to the space in our vehicles. Take a minute and think about the design and purpose of the personal vehicle that you load every day and ask yourself “Is this vehicle safe with this product loaded?”
OTTAWA - Postal workers are in Yellowknife today at Canada Post’s Annual Public Meeting, bringing a message to the directors of the crown corporation: innovate, expand, and include Northern residents’ needs in plans for the postal service’s future.
The first modification is found under Clause 8.03, “Period Prior to 2004”. It states that, for route holders and permanent relief employees, the period prior to January 1, 2004 during which a person worked as a Rural Route and Suburban Service Contractor will now be recognized for the purpose of seniority under Clause 8.02.
Dear Sisters and Brothers, Just before summer, Canada Post announced the implementation of another initiative – the separation of sorting from delivery through the creation of routers’ assignments. Following this announcement, and after meeting with the employer, the Union put forward some reasonable propositions for the creation of space to accommodate the steep increase in the number of parcels to be delivered. We suggested that CPC purchase the land for sale next to the Laval West depot and expand the facility, use different postal equipment and process the mail in “waves”.
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Canada needs a postal bank. Thousands of rural towns and villages in our country do not have a bank, but many of them have a post office that could provide financial services. As well, nearly two million Canadians desperately need an alternative to payday lenders. A postal bank could be that alternative. Download and sign the petition urging the Government of Canada to instruct Canada Post to add postal banking, with a mandate for financial inclusion.