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Thursday December 20 2018
This is it, as of January 1st, RSMCs will finally see the result of the pay equity process on their pay stub for pay period #2 (December 30, 2018 to January 12, 2019), which you will receive on January 24, 2019. Your activity values will be increased to reflect the salary rate of letter carriers. You will also be entitled to new paid leaves, will have access faster to an increased amount of annual leave, and will be eligible to pre-retirement leave and other benefits described below in this bulletin.
Friday November 23 2018
The Pay Equity Implementation Committee has been meeting with Canada Post representatives to establish timelines for the payment of the retroactive amounts owing to RSMCs. These payments will be made in lump sum amounts.
Friday November 23 2018
December 6, 1989, is a day that will forever remain engraved in our collective memory. At the École Polytechnique in Montréal, a man shot and killed 14 women because he was opposed to equality and to feminism. That day, twenty-nine years ago, the face of misogyny reared its ugly head in spectacular fashion. It is the single most deadly event in Canadian history.
Friday September 28 2018
[CUPW Translation] - 1. INTRODUCTION - [1] In the present case, I issued my first arbitration award on May 31, 2018. I then ruled on several issues in dispute, including the comparator group for rural and suburban mail carriers ("RSMCs") and permanent relief employees ("PREs"), namely the letter carrier group. It was also decided that these jobs are of equal value.[1]
Friday September 21 2018
Statement of the Canadian Union of Postal Workers on the final decision of Arbitrator Maureen Flynn on pay equity – For Immediate Release – Ottawa – Rural and Suburban Mail Carriers (RSMC) have finally won their long battle for pay equity. Arbitrator Flynn’s final decision confirms that Canada Post must put an end to the economic injustice faced by RSMCs. “After years of struggle, we are happy to finally have the recognition that there was a profound injustice at Canada Post,” said Nancy Beauchamp, member of the Pay Equity Committee.
Thursday September 20 2018

The final arbitration decision was issued by Arbitrator Maureen Flynn today. Here are the results.

Wednesday September 19 2018
After 90 days of mediation, we went before Arbitrator Flynn on September 12th to deal with issues still in dispute between the parties.
Friday September 7 2018
Your negotiating committee has now had an opportunity to review and analyse the RSMC global offer that we received from Canada Post on September 7 in the afternoon. There are many key issues missing and unacceptable proposals from Canada Post.
Thursday September 6 2018
Those issues that were not settled between the parties at mediation (see Bulletin # 394 [ https://www.cupw.ca/en/end-pay-equity-mediation ]) are now before Arbitrator Flynn, who will have to render a final decision on each one.
Friday August 31 2018

Yesterday, August 30, was the final meeting in our attempts to negotiate all the terms for implementing the pay equity settlement that were not set

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