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August 2022

Aug 16 to Aug 19



CUPW National Office

377 Bank Street
Ottawa, Ontario  K2P 1Y3

Tel: (613) 236-7238
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Monday February 10 2020
Updated: January 1, 2020 - Use this form to request coverage of a drug that is not automatically covered under your drug plan. Provide the requested information to ensure timely assessment of your claim.
Thursday October 31 2019

There are three ways to support CUPW and the labour movement during your retirement:

Friday March 8 2019

CUPW is participating in an international North American delegation to recognize the grand opening of the James Connolly Centre in Belfast Ireland

Thursday November 8 2018
Montreal - November 29 & 30 And December 1st, 2018 - This conference is organized by the Centre international de solidarité ouvrière (CISO) (International Centre for Worker Solidarity), a vital forum where Quebec unions come together to focus on issues of international solidarity, particularly with a view to sharing resources and exchanging alternative information. Members interested in applying to attend this conference must do so by November 20, 2018.
Thursday May 17 2018
This summer, postal workers are invited to participate in the many Pride events across the country to support their co-workers, friends, family, neighbours and communities. We're proud of our LGBTTQ Sisters and Brothers. CUPW has been visible and audible at Pride marches and festivals for years – let’s keep the tradition alive! What better way to show your pride than by sporting your very own CUPW Pride T-shirt! Order yours today!
Thursday April 12 2018
CUPW’s Union Education Program (UEP) is a three-week residential program that develops your knowledge and leadership skills. This intensive and enriching experience will take place this fall.
Wednesday March 7 2018
CUPW’s 2018 delegation will take part in May Day activities, meet with postal workers and visit one or both of the two Cuban regions where activities are taking place as part of the union solidarity project funded through Appendix “R” of the urban collective agreement. You can apply now.
Thursday January 25 2018
The delegation to the World Social Forum will take part in activities such as a workshop on the Canadian postal service (“Delivering Community Power”), meet with Brazilian postal workers and visit postal installations. The costs of the visit will be paid out of Appendix “R”. The deadline for submitting an application to join the delegation is February 12, 2018.
Thursday May 4 2017
Important Note: The forms must be received within 16 calendar days of the beginning of your absence, or your pay will be interrupted.; Plan it applies to: Canada Post Short-Term Disability Program (STDP) for both the Urban and RSMC bargaining units; You use it to: Make a claim under the coverage Short-Term Disability Program (STDP), Provide your doctor’s statement for your claim, Provide your statement of claim
Thursday March 9 2017
The National Executive Board has selected Brother Sylvain Lapointe, National Director of the Metro Montreal Region as Chief Negotiator of the urban negotiating committee. It’s time to call for applications from all members who are interested in serving on the negotiating committees for our two biggest bargaining units – Urban Postal Operations (UPO) and Rural and Suburban Mail Carriers (RSMC).

Support Postal Banking - Download and Sign the Petition

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.