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377 Bank Street
Ottawa, Ontario  K2P 1Y3
Canada

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Friday March 27 2020
PURPOSE: This document outlines some options for handling heavy or O/S parcels while maintaining the practices of physical (social) distancing. Different options can be used by different work centers, depending on mail type, layout of the work center and equipment available.
Friday March 27 2020
PURPOSE: This document outlines the safe procedures during the loose unloading process center while maintaining the recommendations of social distancing and how to identify unstable loads.
Friday March 27 2020
PURPOSE: This document outlines the safe practices for working in a loose load work center while maintaining the recommendations of physical (social) distancing.
Sunday March 22 2020
Effective March 22, most post offices open to the public one hour later than usual, and close one hour earlier. This does not change your work schedule or mail clearance schedules. Canada Post’s message to members about this and other changes effective March 22 is available PDF icon here.
Sunday March 22 2020
Canada Post issued updated instructions to supervisors on Sunday March 22 regarding PDF icon Special Leave for childcare and elder care, updated process for quarantine, and cancelling vacation. You can seek more information from your supervisor, and here is the employee letter that was to be distributed to you on March 22.
Tuesday March 17 2020
On March 18, Canada Post Corporation issued some new directives on social distancing in and around the workplace – for PDF icon retail, for PDF icon plants, and for PDF icon delivery. Also, they are directing workers who have returned to Canada from any international destination since March 14 not to report to work and to self-quarantine for 14 days.
Tuesday March 17 2020
On March 18, Canada Post Corporation issued some new directives on social distancing in and around the workplace – for PDF icon retail, for PDF icon plants, and for PDF icon delivery. Also, they are directing workers who have returned to Canada from any international destination since March 14 not to report to work and to self-quarantine for 14 days.
Tuesday March 17 2020
On March 18, Canada Post Corporation issued some new directives on social distancing in and around the workplace – for PDF icon retail, for PDF icon plants, and for PDF icon delivery. Also, they are directing workers who have returned to Canada from any international destination since March 14 not to report to work and to self-quarantine for 14 days.
Sunday March 15 2020
Canada Post also issued new methods for PDF icon retail counters and for PDF icon delivery of Personal Contact Items. The policy should be available in your workplace. If your supervisor or co-workers can’t answer all your questions, please go to your steward or local health and safety representative for more information.
Friday March 13 2020
Canada Post also issued new methods for PDF icon retail counters and for PDF icon delivery of Personal Contact Items. The policy should be available in your workplace. If your supervisor or co-workers can’t answer all your questions, please go to your steward or local health and safety representative for more information.

Support Postal Banking - Download and Sign the Petition

Canada needs a postal bank. Thousands of rural towns and villages in our country do not have a bank, but many of them have a post office that could provide financial services. As well, nearly two million Canadians desperately need an alternative to payday lenders. A postal bank could be that alternative. Download and sign the petition urging the Government of Canada to instruct Canada Post to add postal banking, with a mandate for financial inclusion.

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