CANADIAN UNION OF POSTAL WORKERS
CUPW Local 548 - Hamilton, Ontario
Local 548 represents about 1,300 postal workers in the Hamilton Area.
We are one of the largest Unions in CPC (Canada Post Corporation), working on behalf of Members and presenting a collective voice for their interests. Please get involved with your Union, it could make all the difference in our struggle to improve the wages, benefits, health, safety and working conditions of Members across the country.
Vacancy at Ontario Region
Position: Education and Organization Officer
Rally for Pensions, Pay Equity & Sustainability
Date: Saturday, August 6. 1pm
CUPW Files Unfair Labour Practice Complaint
The Canada Labour Code provides that the parties have a duty to make every reasonable effort to negotiate a collective agreement and must bargain in good faith. Furthermore, employers are prohibited from interfering in the affairs of a Union. Today, CUPW filed a formal complaint to the Canada Industrial Relations Board (CIRB)...
Equality is the Law, not an Award
Pay Equity for Rural Carriers is not a case for arbitration
OTTAWA - Postal workers have politely declined a suggestion from Federal Minister of Labour MaryAnn Mihchuk to bring negotiations with Canada Post management to binding arbitration...
Postal Workers Support Steel Workers
On Saturday January 30, 2016 members of Hamilton Local 548 joined in the “Stand up for Steel’ rally at Hamilton City Hall. We stand in solidarity with our Sisters and Brothers as USW continues its struggle for the dignity of its members, who are suffering at the hands of an unjust American employer.
Saturday January 30th, 2016 - 1pm
Hamilton City Hall, 71 Main St. West
USW Local 1005 and 8782 are seeking support to rally together and lobby all levels of government for a Made In Canada solution to keep Stelco open.
Save Canada Post Campaign – Part 2
Sisters and Brothers
CUPW National has launched Part 2 of the “Save Canada Post” campaign.
One to express the need for a public review of Canada Post, the other to urge MPs to support Postal Banking. Please print out, fill in, and send these letters to your MP. We encourage all members to have their families, friends, and associates send these letters. We helped defeat the Conservative government, now we collectively have the opportunity to build on our success, and encourage the Liberal government to restore home delivery and to bring about Postal Banking. Let’s help make this campaign a success!
The “Save Canada Post” RV made a stop in Hamilton on October 6. The 2nd National Vice President Dave Bleakney, along with Local President Terry Langley spoke with members at the HMPP and at the Hamilton East Letter Carrier Depot. Dave and Terry spoke of the importance of voting in this Federal election, and informed members in regards to which Federal party supports working families and public services.
Afterwards, members of the Local Executive and the Fight Back Committee conducted an information canvas on the importance of maintaining public postal services and keeping door to door mail delivery services.
After 8 long months of spirited discussions, the boss has finally agreed to bring in a permanent cubiscan operation into the HMPP with an additional 15 full time PO4 afternoon shift assignments...
Hamilton Local 548
Retirement gifts now available!
To our Sisters and Brothers of Hamilton Local 548
In recognition and appreciation of Union Membership, the Local is pleased to offer retirees a choice of the following mementos:
Mailed September 15, 2016
Please Note the NEW TIME
General Membership Meeting, Saturday Sept. 24, 2016
Doors Open at 10:00am Meeting Begins At 10:30 am
The Hamilton Spectator Building 44 Frid St. Hamilton, ON
Entrance and parking on Frid Street
A) Opening Ceremonies
B) New Member Acceptance & Initiation
C) Roll Call of Officers
D) Reading & Adoption of Minutes
E) Reading & Adoption of Correspondence
F) Reports of Officers, Committees & Delegates
G) Bills & Accounts
H) Nominations & Elections
Election for 2nd Vice-President
Election for Fall Educational, Friday Oct. 28-31, 2016
I) Unfinished Business
J) Good and Welfare
K) New Business:
Sarah Cauchi, Local 548