APOC members ratified an interim agreement earlier this month. APOC members had ratified an interim agreement in early November. The new agreement will enter into force on April 1, 2018, immediately after the current agreement expires. It is in effect until March 31, 2021. The agreement includes annual salary increases and improvements in health services, Canada Post said. This new agreement with the CPAA will also see changes in entry-level salaries that, according to The Canada Post, have been maintained in accordance with changes previously negotiated with other bargaining units. “The timely reach of this agreement underscores the respectful cooperation relationship between the parties,” said Chopra, who will step down in March 2018. A collective agreement is a written law contract covering workers grouped into a bargaining unit. The contract is concluded through collective bargaining between the union and the employer. As part of this new collective agreement, several significant changes have been made, including a defined contribution pension plan for new workers represented by the CPAA. This defined contribution pension plan applies to all new Employees of Canada Post, with the exception of CUPW employees, and applies to all exempt executives and employees recruited after January 2010. For those who are part of the Public Services Alliance of Canada/Union of Postal Communications Employees (PSAC/UPCE) and represent administrative and technical staff, this change applies to those who were recruited after May 2014. “We want to continue the negotiations and look at how this could happen,” Palecek said.
“These discussions will take place at the negotiating table. We have said from the beginning that our intention here is not a labour dispute. We want a negotiated collective agreement, and that is always our goal. The new collective agreement is now available on the website. Click on this link to see this link… Collective Agreement Shortly before noon Monday, The Canada Post reported that Michel Picher, the arbitrator responsible for renegotiating CPAA collective agreements, had accepted Canada Post`s proposal in the final bid selection process. According to a november 27 press release, the agreement “recognizes the valuable contributions of APOC members to the success of the Canada Post in serving Canadians. This includes annual salary increases and improvements in health services. Collective agreements generally include wages and benefits. They also contain job descriptions and classifications, as well as a dispute resolution procedure (usually an appeal and arbitration procedure). Resources for senior and executives to assist in the implementation of collective agreements and manuals. The line of application to protect workers from unfair treatment, to have a collective agreement.
It gives us a say in the workplace, allows us to improve our working conditions and provides us with a fair way to address and solve problems in the workplace. Deepak Chopra, President and CEO of Canada Post, and Guy Dubois, National President of the Association of Official Documents of Canada (APOC), signed a new three-year collective agreement four months before the current contract expires. The Canadian Post Office and the Official Post Association of Canada recently signed a new three-year collective agreement.