Consultation Minutes
Canada Post Corporation (CPC)
Canadian Union of Postal Workers (CUPW)
August 21st, 2013
East C&D Monthly UMM

CPC: S. Dyment, G. Ramlochan, M. DeAbreu 
CUPW: M. Duquette, D. Richmond, G. Pratt, C. Wittich, C. Beth, G. Fillier  
 RMO Business 
Item #Comments 
Depot 11, walk #2 04-2012"CPC: Updates have been done. Amanda is waiting on info from ops to put in the overassessment payment. Codes have now been taken off the route. They will be temporarily added back on so the o/a can be calculated
STATUS QUO" G. Filier G. Ramlochan
Ajax/Pick mail coming in late 11-2012CUPW: The mail is coming in late. This has been since November. CPC: After much discussion there is not much that can be done until the next MSC restructure. We have made changes and the mail that is coming in late now is very minimal and has little to no impact on the operation or the LC departure times.  
Strip mall Harwood and Kingston 11-2012CUPW: This is still not fixed....Walk 25. CPC: We have been trying to get this fixed. Glen will have the mail monitored for 1 month(non-sequenced). If it is not resolved by then we will have to look at other options....Aug 21st - CPC: The codes are being confirmed. They will be pulled out so it can be manually sorted and values will apply. RMO's to look at departure time issue STATUS QUOA. Jeffery G. Ramlochan
Walk packages 04-13CUPW: The depots have not been able to do it. CPC: The packages are at the station. The union can send someone to photocopy the packages at the station. It is printed and in the cabinets. Glen R. has provided all for his area and zone 7 will be next completed. CUPW: Not all packages have been received yetALL MGRS
Scarborough 'D' updates 08-2013CUPW: The observer from Scarborough D was sent home. There is a national MOA that defines what a restructure is. We believe the many updates you have been doing there since implemenation is a restructure and not updates. CPC: We have not heard of this before. Sandra will ask Nafees exactly what he is doing. If the union has this MOA then bring to mgt's attention.S. Dyment
Bar chart vettingCUPW: Willowdale 2 has not been done since last October. When you have routes that have not been covered it makes it difficult for the person doing the barcharts if they have not been trained. The trained person is now off, it looks like you don't want him to do it. CPC: The barcharts are 2 weeks behind now but up to that point is done. CUPW: The vetting is not done and they are not being forwarded to the union as agreed. CPC: Joseph will committ to finalizing ASAP. .....August 21st - CUPW: Bar charts are supposed to be in to the local by end of August. All stations are missing some monthsJ. Mateus All Mgrs
Retrofitting of Transit Connects and Handcarts 07-12"CUPW: When will retrofitting of transit connects and handcarts be done? CPC: More carts are available. Supvrs to address issue through mini meetings and let employees know they are available. Jan to follow up with Dan Lawn. No personal carts should be used. All completed in Ajax / Pickering. Julie will discuss with fleet to see if it can be done. ....July 25/13....There is a pilot proposed for Ajax.....August 21 - It is still being rolled out, we are not sure when. It is being reviewed again at the end of Septmeber. STATUS QUO
"J. Parent
H&S training for LJOSH CPC: There were courses last week and LDI is sending out a list of dates to Jan soon. The list has to be refreshed and we will inquire who needs to be sent. CUPW can also send a list of names. May 9/13 - Classes are being scheduled. We are still getting lists of names who needs training. List can be sent to Mike D. July 25/13....Glen R. will find out when the next one is and send out. Glen to attain a list from LDI as to who has been trainedG. Ramlochan
Ajax overtime - 02-2013CUPW: We would like the overtime and sign up lists for Ajax. CPC: Glen has provided to Mike May 8th. CUPW: We say there are bypasses. People have been in and out and you probably didn't adjust the list. CPC: The issue may be more around the recording of the opportunities. We don't think there are bypasses. Glen is gathering the lists. Aug 21st...It is not ready yetG. Ramlochan
Scarborough Components 05-2013CUPW: With all the restructures, moves, etc, the components should be re-established to avoid any difficulty that may arise with any part timers wanting to act as full time employees. CPC Would like the union to put together proposal based on the current list identifying the changes. July 25/13...Mike D. provided proposal to LR. Mark will review and respond to Mike D........August 27/13 CPC: An amended list was sent from Mike. CPC will accept the list as amended. Mark will send out to PCR/Ops along with email before next meeting.Mark D.
14TH Avenue air quality 05-2013CUPW: We understand that there should be an air quality study and Jim Lintern denied it. We would like to know why? CPC: Julie and Jan will follow up with Jim to find out why. July 25/13....Jan has sent an email and is waiting for a reply still......Status quoJ. Parent J. Mullett
S/L mail for RSMC's at Unionville 05-2013CUPW: There are late trucks at Brodie and people are waiting for a long time. Info on truck arrivals given to Jan. July 25/13...There is still late mail coming. They are not restructuring the MSC tours, they are just adding onto existing tours. CPC: Jan will review the info with Julie and see what can be done and escalate....August 21st - STATUS QUOJ. Mullett J. Parent'
Quarterly DMVI 05-13CUPW: Zimmerman still has not sent itP. Zimmerman
54.01(e) positions Scarborough 07-2013CUPW: We need to get this finalized. PCR did not post the Willowdale 2 rehab position as such when it moved. Now we are one less in the local. CPC: Mark will arrange meeting with Mike to iron out and finalize the positions. Most have been established now as the restructures are finished. STATUS QUOMark D. Mike D.
Attrition relief start times Ajax 07-2013CUPW: Seniority is not being used for day to day assignments with the sick and other relief and attrition relief. Their seniority should be included. CPC: Glen will followup with the station but it is being adhered to  
Ambulance fees 07-2013CUPW: The costs are being associated to the employee. CPC: The employee can put in an expense claim form to his or her supervisor and it will be reimbursed. Minutes have been distributed regarding art. 33.07  
MSD Process 07-2013CUPW: The process is changing?? CPC: Email sent to union July 31st with slides and attachments. Will be implementing in Markham and Unionville. Mark sent email to union on August 2nd inviting consultation. Process discussed at meeting and will also be discussed with the Markham/Unionville employees who it applies to  
Unilever MOA 07-2013CUPW: What about point 2 in the MOA, it needs clarification and does it apply to RSMC? CPC: It is only urban at this point in time. We are awaiting clarification on point 2....August 21st - MOA further discussed. A list of FSA's to be forwarded to the union when it is attainedG. Ramlochan
6.05 Notice for Metro Post office 07-2013CUPW: We will want further discussion on this. CPC: When the regional consultation has taken place we can look at discussing any other issues specific to Scarborough Local  
CLOSEDGrievance in on the issue of issue of cost center assignments, position #'s as it affects union dues and the number of delegates at conferences.  
New Sair 08-2013CUPW: Is this rolled out equally. CPC: Yes it is and should be on the LJOSH agenda in upcoming meetings.  
Attrition Relief staffing 08-2013 CUPW: Learie wanted to raise an issue with this, will confirm in next meetingL. Charles
Texting temps while on duty 08-2013CUPW: The PCR officer is texting temps asking them about assignments for the upcoming week saying that they have 10 mins to respond. This is improper if the temps are already working on the road for us, they can be nailed for distracted driving. There should be a greater time allowed. CPC: Raymond Lee has not and is not doing this. Will need specific example of who and when.  
Mail make up IDC vs Monos & skids 08-2013CUPW: Mike sent pictures. Concern over depot support's ability to handle as the profile is based on 100% IDC carts. Is there appropriate depot support to handle mail in monos and skids CPC: Gateway shipped a lot of product that day in that method. It should not be the usual. We are continually looking at the depot support and adjusting accordinglyG. Ramlochan
Don Mills - RetailCUPW: They are still using temps again in Don Mills. There is fully trained retail person working in the plant and you have temps in retail. The temp you are using must also be bilingual. CPC: Danny Kotsopolous advised he has meeting scheduled March 8th with CUPW to discuss this and other issues. May 9/13 - As per email from Danny meeting scheduled to discuss with union. July 25/13 Union says there has been no meeting. MIke will send email to Mark regarding this....August 21/13...Union will grieve the issueD. Kotsopolous
Retail annual leave 02-2013CUPW: When we consulted on retail annual leave, the proposal was partial columns. Under Burkett decision this is not allowed. There are now partial columns on it. It is also a change in past practice and contrary to the collective agreement. CPC: Will review and respond. May 9/13 - As per email from Danny meeting scheduled to discuss with unionD. Kotsopolous
NEXT MEETINGSeptember 11, 2013 @ 0930 hours