Updates on the Tentative agreement with Purolator!

Jordan's Principle

Jordan’s Principle is a child-first principle named in memory of Jordan River Anderson, a First Nations child from Norway House Cree Nation in Manitoba. Born with complex medical needs, Jordan spent more than two years unnecessarily in hospital while the Province of Manitoba and the federal government argued over who should pay for his at home care. Jordan died in the hospital at the age of five years old, never having spent a day in his family home. Jordan’s Principle aims to make sure First Nations children 

Union dues adjustment

Dear UPCE members,

Please note that you will see a small increase in your union dues starting in April 2019. This change will reflect the negotiated salary increases in the last round of bargaining. In normal circumstances, the rates would have been updated within a few months from the signing of the new Collective Agreement. However, we only applied this change in April 2019. Although this adjustment should have been implemented in April 2018, no retroactive deductions will be made.

Confronting racism— Day for the elimination of racial discrimination

The United Nations has made the theme for March 21, 2019: Mitigating and countering rising nationalist populism and extreme supremacist ideologies.

Tentative Agreement reached with Purolator

Congratulations to our Bargaining Team for reaching a tentative agreement with Purolator and thank you to everyone involved, especially our members, for your support!

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UPCE on Back-to-Work Legislation

The UPCE fully supports the CUPW and CLC joint statement on Canada Post negotiations and joins a number of other unions, including the PSAC, our bargaining agent, in condemning the federal government’s back-to-work legislation. We view this legislation as an attack on our rights as workers.