COVID-19 Employers’vaccination policies:

Here are a few links that will provide the UPCE members with more information about the newly implemented COVID-19 vaccination policies:

Canada Post Mandatory Vaccination Practice

Purolator COVID-19 Safer Workplace Policy

UPCE Presentation on vaccine practice

PSAC information links:

UPCE Scholarship Program - Apply by August 31st, 2021

The UPCE will accept submissions until August 31, 2021.  All the recipients should receive notification of the award no later than September 30, 2021.

A $2,000 scholarship will be available to a member (or a child of a member) enrolled in a full-time program. A member (or their child) enrolled in a part-time program, will only be entitled to half of the scholarship ($1,000). In a case like this, the second half of the scholarship ($1,000) will be disbursed to the second-place applicant.

Anti-Black racism: It's everyone's fight.

Once again a spotlight has been put on systemic anti-Black racism in the justice system – one that has oppressed Black, racialized, and Indigenous people for centuries. Most recently, in the United States, Ahmaud Arbery a Black man who was simply jogging was shot to death, and George Floyd a Black man buying groceries, was killed by police officers. Breonna Taylor, a Black woman, was shot in her home in the middle of the night...

 

Joint Letter on racial injustice

A joint letter for Canada Post employees

Canada Post and its bargaining agents acknowledge the harm caused by long-standing racial injustice in Canada, the United States and around the world. Recent tragic and violent events against Black and Indigenous people have brought these important, long-standing issues to the forefront and it’s important that we collectively reaffirm that we stand together against every form of racism, prejudice and violence. It starts by committing to make meaningful strides to ensuring Canada Post is a safe and welcoming organization that actively listens to its employees and treats all with dignity and respect...

Please complete your Joint Equity Census by May 14th, 2021

Dear Colleague,

We invite you to fill out the Equity Census and support our journey to create a workforce that reflects Canada’s diversity. Your participation can help us better serve our customers and communities, and ensure we remain an employer of choice. Most importantly, it can help us build a work environment where everyone feels welcome and valued.

With only five questions to answer, it only takes a few minutes to count yourself in.

Your privacy is very important and is protected in the following ways: