Negotiations are in progress with Canada Post.

Social Justice Fund (SJF)

Social Justice Fund (SJF) - Jacqueline Gujarati presents to the PSAC NBoD

The UPCE is proud to highlight, that Jacqueline Gujarati, one of our UPCE colleagues (Toronto Local 00108), presented her report on her work with the Stephen Lewis Foundation in Swaziland and South Africa through the PSAC SJF, to the PSAC NBoD at the June 2017 Meeting. A copy of Jackie’s report can be found here: Social Justice Fund Writeup 

UPCE Scholarship Program

The Union of Postal Communications Employees “UPCE” has created its own scholarship program for UPCE members in good standing and their children.  

APPLICATIONS ARE NOW BEING ACCEPTED UNTIL JULY 31, 2017.

Bill C-27

C-27 was introduced without notice or consultation with Canadians, pensioners, or unions and proposes measures that directly contradict election promises to improve retirement security for Canadians. If enacted, it will have negative implications for private and public-sector DB plans in every jurisdiction in Canada.

Making the case for postal banking in Canada

A new CCPA study finds that the traditional financial banking sector is not meeting the needs of all Canadians. According to the study there are many Canadians in large regions of the country not served by banking institutions, and an estimated 3% to 15% of Canadians do not have a bank account.

Pay Equity at Canada Post

Anyone who knows of former employees who may not have contacted Canada Post yet should encourage them to do so at payequity@canadapost.ca, particularly if their address or name has changed since they were employed by the Corporation.