Canada Post Strike Returns to Winnipeg

Canada Post Strike Returns to Winnipeg, Vladimir Volenyuk

Canadian postal services are always ready for innovations and using it to help and serve the Canadian people. Postal services is a very important piece of modern life, millions of people and businesses rely on postal deliveries every day, so when it comes to striking of postal workers it will have a huge impact on the everyday life of smaller towns, big cities and industries, and the whole countries. The Canadian postal workers' rotation strike “has come” to Winnipeg and Brandon. Manitoba was the last province hit by members of the Canadian Postal Workers Union (CUPW).

CUPW reports that 1,500 people left work in Winnipeg at 10 pm local time on Sunday and that workers are in Brandon, Manitoba supported the strike on midnight. The union said the Canada Post should sit down at the negotiating table to discuss the following issues: health and safety, equality for rural and suburban postal carriers and the suspension of unsustainable work.

The strike will continue in British Columbia, Saskatchewan, Ontario, and Montreal, according to the CUPW website.

The rotation strike returns to Winnipeg, forcing postal workers to suspend operations again.

This will be the second time this year, the first strike was in October. The offer, which was submitted on November 14th by the Canada Post, expires at 11:59 p.m. on November 17th.

In a press release, CUPW said: “Canada Post has taken some steps to address our key priorities, but we have a long way to go to achieve an agreed collective agreement.”

So now when the Canada Post employees are striking, the packages are not being delivered on time, customers are not happy and the online and offline stores losing business. 

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