Thursday September 16 2016
Seniority, transfers & admail
The draft versions of both tentative agreements have been completed and are at the printers. These will be distributed to the membership as soon as possible. This is a big job and will take several weeks, but you will get them. The National Executive Board (NEB) meets next week and will finalize the dates for the ratification votes. We will continue to provide more detailed information about the agreements throughout this time.
RSMC Transfer Rights
RSMC route holders and permanent relief employees will now have the right to bid on vacant routes and permanent relief position located anywhere in the country. All vacant routes and permanent relief positions will be posted for a period of 10 working days. The route or permanent relief position will be awarded based on the seniority of those who submitted applications. An employee who is the successful applicant for a vacant position will have up to two weeks to report to their new location if it is within 100 km of the installation that they currently work in and up to four weeks to report if it is more than 100 km from their current installation. When an RSMC obtains a route in a new installation, they are still required to remain in that installation for one year unless they obtain a route with a higher actual wage (which excludes vehicle allowance) or if their spouse is permanently relocated. This gain allows them to use their seniority to transfer anywhere in the country.
All RSMC employees that worked as contractors prior to January 1, 2004, and became employees on that date, will now have their seniority recognized based on their first day worked as a contractor (currently the date used for tie-breaking). There is also a review process so that RSMCs can have their seniority date verified if they have evidence to support an earlier date.
When an On-Call Relief Employee (OCRE) obtains a route or a permanent relief position, her or his seniority will be deemed to be their first date of hire as an OCRE, provided there was no break in service greater than 91/2 months.
Unaddressed Admail – Urban
As reported in Bulletin #81, there will be changes in the way that letter carriers are compensated for the preparation and delivery of unaddressed admail. There will be a partial shift from per piece payments to a preparation time allowance. The preparation time allowance will be calculated based on the number of complete sets that each route delivers. The trigger for this calculation is 1.5 sets per week. This means that the majority of all letter carrier routes will receive this new preparation time allowance. This is not a time value that can be hidden within the GeoRoute software, it is a fixed time allowance based on the number of sets delivered and the number of points of call on a route. The preparation of unaddressed admail includes collating your flyers if you have three or more sets. Adding preparation time at the end of day, means fewer points of call and less time on the street. We will provide more details on these calculations including examples in a future bulletin.
PICTURES FROM AROUND THE LOCAL
- 2016 SEP 15 - 14TH AVENUE
- 2016 SEP 14 - WHITBY TOWN HALL
- 2016 SEP 12 - LONDON TOWN HALL
- 2016 SEP 05 - LABOUR DAY
- 2016 SEP 02 - SCARBOROUGH TOWN HALL
- 2016 AUG 30 - 31 BRODIE AVE.
- 2016 AUG 29 - CAMPBELLFORD TOWN HALL
- 2016 AUG 26 - 70 WYNFORD DRIVE
- 2016 AUG 25 - 280 PROGRESS
- 2016 AUG 24 - WEST BEAVER CREEK
- 2016 AUG 23 - MAPLE
- 2016 AUG 20 - SCARBOROUGH LOCAL PICNIC
- 2016 AUG 19 - 280 PROGRESS - RED & WHITE DAY
- 2016 AUG 19 - 55 TEMPO
- 2016 AUG 18 - BRAMPTON TOWN HALL
- 2016 AUG 18 - YORK REGION TOWN HALL
- 2016 AUG 17 - SCARBOROUGH TOWN HALL
- 2016 AUG 17 - DON VALLEY WEST TOWN HALL
- 2016 AUG 17 - WILLOWDALE B
- 2016 AUG 12 - RICHMOND HILL RETAIL
- 2016 AUG 11 - Y.D.C.
- 2016 AUG 09 - MP BILL MORNEAU'S OFFICE
- 2016 AUG 08 - RICHMOND HILL
- 2016 AUG 05 - 280 PROGRESS AVE., RED & WHITE DAY
- 2016 AUG 04 - WILLOWDALE D
- 2016 AUG 02 - STOUFFVILLE
- 2016 JUL 28 - HARWOOD AVE. / AJAX
- 2016 JUL 26 - 14TH AVENUE
- 2016 JUL 25 - SCARBOROUGH DEPOT 11
- 2016 JUL 22 - 70 WYNFORD DRIVE
- 2016 JUL 19 - 31 BRODIE AVE.
- 2016 JUL 18 - 280 PROGRESS
MEDIA FROM AROUND THE COUNTRY ON THE CPC LOCKOUT
2016-09-13 - Post Discloses $240M In Costs
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CANADIAN UNION OF POSTAL WORKERS
This Local is affiliated with the Canadian Labour Congress, Ontario Federation of Labour and the Labour Council Metropolitan Toronto and York Region and the Durham Region Labour Council.
The Local is composed of the members as a whole. It is comprised of a Local Executive Committee which shall consist of at least 11 members in good standing. The members, at regular monthly Membership and Special meetings or by a referendum vote are the Supreme Authority of the Local.