CUPW

Fighting and firings at Canada Post

In this post, Phinneas Gage tells a story about action on the job, management retaliation, and workers’ responses.

The committee in action - Phinneas Gage

In this article Phinneas Gage describes how workers at Canada Post have organized themselves, and the ups and downs and risks of organizing.

Stories from the CUPW Lock Out: or how to create a story that can reshape who we are and how we act

This story by our friend Bruce is reprinted from Linchpin, the publication of our comrades at Common Cause, about the CUPW lock out.

Waves of Struggle, The Winter Campaign at the Post Office in Edmonton

In the summer of 2011 Canadian government legislation ordered Canadian postal workers back to work after an intense Canada-wide strike. The struggle continues after the end of the official strike, and, as this article shows, the struggle started before the official strike began. The militancy and creativity of the Canadian postal workers offer lessons well beyond their industry.

Locked out workers' anger grows at Canada Post

Following weeks of rolling strike action, Canada Post locked out its 50,000 workers on the night of 14 June. Here follows an exciting personal account of workers fighting back and locking managers in in Edmonton.

Canadian postal worker strike begins

Canadian postal workers begin rotating strikes last night, June 2, 2011.

Postal worker solidarity defeats compulsory overtime - Rachel Stafford

One worker's account and analysis of a wave of wildcat stoppages and collective refusals of "forceback" compulsory overtime in the Canadian post office.

Canada: Wildcat strike in post wins extra staff

Sorting office workers downed tools yesterday morning after managers had failed to take heed of complaints about excessive workloads.