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Canada Post Strikes Impacting Neighborhoods Throughout the Country

It is P.E.I. & Ottawa’s turn on Wednesday, with a number of rotating Canada Post strikes which are currently in their 2nd week.

Postal employees walked off the job soon after twelve o’clock at night in Charlottetown and even Summerside.

These individuals went at the same time off the job in Ottawa, Arnprior and even Renfrew, Ont., plus Joliette, Quebec. 

The Canada Post strikes began Oct 22nd, 2018

CUPW is asking for improved job security, an end to compelled/forced over time, and also improved health & safety measure.

The employees started these rotating strikes at the advice and leadership of the CUPW union, when mediators failed to arrive at a brand-new contract deal just before a union-set target date.

The good news is that employees that walked off  the job in Montreal Monday evening, are now back working.

However the Canada Post strikes have actually carried on a lot longer within several locations.

Within an e-mail to Middle East Headlines News, CUPW claimed employees in P.E.I. are on strike till further notice.

The email message mentioned the job action within the province consisted of 200 employees.

The CUPW internet site details in excess of a dozen neighborhoods still impacted with this job action.

Below is a list of affected areas.

– Cobourg, Ont.
– Columbia River, B.C.
– Dawson Creek, B.C.
– Fort Frances, Ont.
– Fort Nelson, B.C.
– Fort St. John, B.C.
– Kapuskasing, Ont.
– Kenora, Ont.
– Moose Jaw, Sask.
– Nelson, B.C.
– Peterborough, Ont.
– Saskatoon
– Weyburn, Sask.

Canada Post also claims that it is still taking in and even delivering mail, as well as packages to many other areas of the country. 

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