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August 27, 2016

Alert #5 Good News On Canada Post Finances!

The Canada Post 2016 second Quarter Financial Report has been released and it contains lots of good news for postal workers and for the public. The Report reveals that even without a rate increase for letters, CPC has reported record revenues from operations. It also reported its best financial results since 2010. All indications are that 2016 will be a very profitable year, despite the efforts of management to instruct large volume mailers to avoid mailing in June 2016 in anticipation of a planned lock-out.

Best Ever Profits From Operations

CPC reported its highest profits from operations ever for the first six months of 2016!

Great News on Revenues

CPC reported $3,185,000,000 revenues from operations during the first six months of 2016. This is the most revenue ever reported by CPC for the January-June period of any year!

Good News on Profits Before Tax

CPC reported $45 million profits before tax in the first six months of 2016. This represents the highest profits in the same period since 2010. Plus, this was achieved despite CPC instructing large volume mailers not to mail during June 2016.

Parcel Volumes Skyrocket

The rate of parcel volume growth continued to increase in the first half of 2016. Parcel volumes in the first six months of 2016 increased 11.4% over the first six months of 2015. In 2015, parcel volumes increased 6.5% compared with the same period of 2014. The increase in revenue from parcels now exceeds the loss in revenue from reduced lettermail.

Pension Surplus Increases

The going concern surplus in the Canada Post Pension Plan increased from $1.2 billion to $1.6 billion, a 25% increase.

Intensive Mediation Continues

The Negotiating Committee continues to work with Special Mediator William Kaplan and Guy Baron, head of the Federal Mediation and Conciliation Services. The mediation process is very intense with the objective of reaching a negotiated settlement over the weekend.

Time to Settle!


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PICTURES FROM AROUND THE LOCAL


MEDIA FROM AROUND THE COUNTRY ON THE CPC LOCKOUT


2016-08-25 - Canada Post labour talks appear stalled as strike deadline nears


2016-08-22 - Hamilton politicians put stamp on postal banking for Canada Post


2016-08-20 - Arbitrator chooses Canada Post's proposal in final offer selection process with postmasters association (CPAA)


2016-08-19 - Canada Post: Talks With Union Have ‘Reached an Impasse’

2016-08-19 - Canada Post union leaders left frustrated by lack of answers at annual meeting

2016-08-19 - CEO of Canada Post needs to be removed: National Union | National Union of Public and General Employees’

2016-08-19 - CUPW Info Rally in Grand Falls-Windsor Addressing Disparity Between Urban, Rural Workers


2016-08-16 - Canada Post: Labour dispute a dark cloud over annual public meeting


2016-08-13 - Unionized Canada Post workers fearing lockout hold information picket in Richmond Hill

2016-08-13 - Canada Post workers in Paradise want equal pay, pensions


2016-08-11 - Postal banking is worth a look to help the working poor


2016-08-10 - CUPW to rally with postal workers on pay equity, pensions

2016-08-10 - A clash of visions for public postal service: What's at stake at Canada Post



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This Local is affiliated with the Canadian Labour Congress, Ontario Federation of Labour and the Labour Council Metropolitan Toronto and York Region and the Durham Region Labour Council.


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2016 LOCK OUT!

Canada Post Corporation has complained to the Minister of Labour that the Union is not willing to sell you out and accept the ecessives rollbacks. CLICK this link to see more information.


LABOUR DAY PARADE

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A day at the Labour Day Parade counts as a picket duty day in the Lockout!


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Alert #5 Good News On Canada Post Finances!


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Alert #4 – Strike Activities


Media Release

Canada Post CEO “Gone Rogue”: Deepak Chopra Refuses Minister Of Labour’s Extension


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Alert #3 – CPC Says No To Government Request To Extend Strike Mandate


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Alert #2 – Get Ready!


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Alert #1


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Negotiations Continue: Meeting With The Government


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What Is Canada Post Waiting For?


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CPC And Pay Equity


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Labour Code And Strikes


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Are We Making Progress?


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Message Delivered


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Time To Intensify



Postal Banking

The Local strongly supports the concept of "Postal Banking". All Canadians in Rural Areas and econimcally disadvantage need access to banking services at a responsible price, not more pay day loans shops. CLICK this link to see more information.


Save Door To Door Delivery

The Local is very involved with the "Save Canada Post" campaign and it's various aspects impact all citizens and employees at Canada Post CLICK this link to see more information.

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