The Trudeau government has introduced legislation to force an end to rotating strikes by Canada Post employees.
Labour Minister Patty Hajdu tabled the bill in the House of Commons today, just one day after a special mediator was re-appointed in an effort to reach contract agreements between Canada Post and the Canadian Union of Postal Workers.
CUPW members have been holding rotating walkouts for a month in an effort to back their contract demands, causing massive backlogs of unsorted mail and packages at postal depots. Click here to read more.
- Canada’s Online Retailers Gird for Delivery Delays as Post Strike Grinds On (Reuters)
- Trudeau Poised to Order End to Canadian Postal Strike (Bloomberg)
- ‘We’re Outraged’: Union Rips Liberal Back-to-Work Bill for Canada Post Carriers (CBC News)