Canada Post: PSAC's Canada Industrial Relations Board Application

Joint Statement on Canada Post's environmental footprint

Canada Post and its bargaining agents recognize that the postal service built to serve all Canadians also has a considerable environmental impact. Together, they acknowledge a shared interest and responsibility to reduce Canada Post’s environmental footprint.

UPCE Scholarship Program

Good day members of the UPCE,

As previously mentioned, the Union of Postal Communications Employees “UPCE” has created its own scholarship program for UPCE members and their children. This is in addition to any existing Public Service Alliance of Canada “PSAC” scholarships that may be available.

The $2,000 UPCE Scholarship Program, is available to all UPCE members in good standing at the time of application (and their children), who are enrolled at a post-secondary institution.

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.