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 JUNE 30, 2016.

The official announcement letter and application form can be downloaded from our

Special Communiqué section.

More information on the separate PSAC program can be found here: 

PSAC Scholarship Program

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Prorated dues for Part-Timers and Volume Counters

Prorated Dues for Part-Time Members and for Volume Counter Members

UPCE-PSAC are pleased to announce, that the membership dues for members in both part-time and volume counter positions, will be automatically adjusted starting  February 1, 2016.  Thank you all once again for your ongoing patience during the lengthy resolution of this matter. 

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Volume Counters and Term Employees

Canada Post has now implemented a two tier pay system, one for existing employees, one for new employees. Your bargaining team voiced their objection to this during the last round of negotiations. As of May 12, 2014, Canada Post will now be paying new employees 15% less as a starting wage.

Your union provided a "head's up" to Canada Post that, once this two-tier system kicks in, there will be issues with the pay of Volume Counters. Canada Post ignored our concerns.

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Pro-Rated Dues MOA Signed

We are pleased to announce that an MOA has been signed between UPCE/PSAC and the Canada Post Corporation regarding pro-rated dues for part-time members and volume counters.  As I’m sure you aware we have been manually processing submitted claims for Volume Counters back to April 2012. A copy of the original communication to Volume Counters can be found as a  Special Communiqué under the Communiqués section.

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