News and communiqués > 2017

  • [17 November 2017]

    The ratification
    Dear colleagues, On behalf of the negotiation team and the Executive Committe, I would like to thank all those who have taken the time to vote on our next collective agreement. We have, together marked an important period in our history, by ratifying the new collective agreement by a resounding 76 percent.   Thank you Guy Dubois
  • [15 November 2017]

    Result of the ratification
    It is with great pleasure that we communicate the result of the ratification for the new collective agreement that will take place on April 1st 2018.   Participation rate is 38,99% In favour                917            ... >>
  • [27 October 2017]

    MAILING FOR THE RATIFICATION VOTE OF THE NEW C.A. PROPOSAL
    Hello:    As anticipated, we are pleased to announce the mailing for the ratification vote of the new collective agreement proposal has occurred today.   Delivery of ballots/envelopes will occur during the week beginning October 30, 2017. If you have not received your ballot/envelope by end of day on Thursday, November 2, 2017, please send an email before 12:00pm EST on November 3, 2017, to Abacus Data, Mr David Coletto:... >>
  • [13 October 2017]

    TENTATIVE AGREEMENT 2018 - NATIONAL TOUR (PRESENTATION)
    Kindly refer to the link below to view the PowerPoint presentation of the National Tour: /images/uploads/16636821941507907272.pdf
  • [12 October 2017]

    NEW VOTING PROTOCOL
    Kindly refer to the link below for important information : /images/uploads/13824921801507836253.pdf  
  • [12 October 2017]

    NEW LOGISTIC COMMUNIQUÉ
    Kindly refer to the link below for up to date information: /images/uploads/20034518901507835537.pdf  
  • [12 October 2017]

    COMMUNICATION REGARDING THE NEW RATIFICATION VOTE
         The national office would like to announce that a new launch date has been scheduled for the ratification vote of the new collective agreement proposal.  Communications will follow regarding the details surrounding the proposal as well as the voting protocol.  Please note that the new mailing will be delivered in oversized ivory envelope and will contain the communique to members outlining the details of the... >>
  • [06 October 2017]

    IMPORTANT NOTICE REGARDING THE VOTE
    Hello:      Please note that through several communications, we have discovered that there have been some discrepancies in the mailing for our upcoming referendum vote.   We have been in touch with our provider Abacusdata who has confirmed that there has been an issue with their third-party mailing house.  Due to these new circumstances, the current mailing and dates for our contract vote have been... >>
  • [02 October 2017]

    NEGOTIATIONS: URGENT UPDATE ON THE RATIFICATION VOTE
    Hello:         Please note that due to a delay with our ballot printing, there will be a change in our processing and voting dates.   If you have not received your ballot by OCTOBER 11TH, please contact ABACUSDATA via Mr David Coletto: info@abacusdata.ca so that an alternate ballot/envelope can be provided.       The date of the vote will now take place on OCTOBER... >>
  • [01 October 2017]

    NEGOTIATIONS: details regarding the tour and webex sessions
    Pacific coast  - ENGLISH ONLY (September 21, 2017 18:00 – 20:00 PDT) https://apocaopc.webex.com/apocaopc/j.php?MTID=m25c86b9ede0ac1aa750e8043fc49e31a Password:  apoc Meeting Number:  731908989 Toll-free no.: 1-855-453-6962 Conference ID: 9406678 location:  River Rock Casino Resort 8811, River Road, Richmond   Edmonton  - ENGLISH ONLY (September 23, 2017 10:00 – 12:00... >>
  • [27 September 2017]

    URGENT - CHANGE OF VENUE FOR THE YORK SESSION ON SEPTEMBER 28, 2017 (APOC negotiations tour)
    2017 APOC NEGOTIATIONS TOUR : URGENT MESSAGE – THE YORK SESSION HELD ON SEPTEMBER 28, 2017 HAS CHANGED VENUE Please be advised the York session has changed location & will now be at: THE CORPORATE EVENT CENTER AT C.H.S.I., 5110 CREEKBANK ROAD, MISSISSAUGA, ONTARIO  L4W 0A1 The time remains the same:  from 18:00 – 20:00 DST We apologize for the inconvenience.
  • [22 September 2017]

    REMINDER: COMMUNIQUÉ TO THE MEMBERS: CHANGE OF ADDRESS
    Hello: In an effort to assure that all ballots for the upcoming referendum vote are properly received by all eligible members, we ask that you verify that your address with the Corporation is current.  In the event that your address is not current with the Corporation, we ask that you forward your address to your local branch as soon as possible.  The deadline for these address changes will be September 26th at 12:00 pm... >>
  • [15 September 2017]

    VOTING PROTOCOL
    Kindly refer to the link below for the details regarding the voting protocol:   /images/uploads/10467042981505484769.pdf
  • [15 September 2017]

    LOGISTICS COMMUNIQUÉ
    Your bargaining team will be embarking on a national tour to explain to members the proposed changes. Kindly refer to the link below for the dates and meeting locations:   /images/uploads/10028768761505484059.pdf
  • [14 September 2017]

    COMMUNIQUÉ TO MEMBERS
    Association of Postal Officials of Canada Communiqué to Members September 14, 2017   The Association and the Corporation have reached a tentative agreement for the renewal of their Collective Agreement.   Preamble This round of bargaining presented a unique set of circumstances. Four critical factors presented the Association with a distinctive... >>
  • [14 September 2017]

    TENTATIVE AGREEMENT
    TENTATIVE AGREEMENT FOR THE RENEWAL OF THE APOC COLLECTIVE AGREEMENT   The Association and the Corporation have reached a tentative agreement for the renewal of the Collective Agreement between the parties. Recognizing the need for continuing the transformation of Canada Post into an e-commerce and parcels centric business that must compete to win, the parties are pleased to have negotiated this tentative agreement in advance of... >>
  • [17 August 2017]

    LAST CHANCE: SURVEY - WORK CHALLENGE COMMITTEE (deadline: August 18, 2017)
    WORK CHALLENGE COMMITTEE Good day fellow APOC members, Many of you have been telling us that you have big challenges in getting your work done.  WE HAVE HEARD YOU!!!!  The association wants to better reveal your challenges to the corporation and our fellow members.  To this end, we are asking you, the front line of our membership, to assist us.  We have built this small survey to help direct our efforts identifying the... >>
  • [03 August 2017]

    LETTER TO HOUSE OF COMMONS (REPLY JULY 4, 2017)
    Good day: Following our letter sent to The Honourable Bill Morneau at the House of Commons on May 5th, kindly refer to the following link to read his reply: /images/uploads/1836880681501760899.pdf   Thank you.   *************   Good day: APOC National Office is still awaiting a reply to a letter sent to The Honourable Bill Morneau at the House of Commons on May 5th. Upon reception, a copy... >>
  • [27 June 2017]

    LETTER TO OSFI (REPLY JUNE 7, 2017)
    Good day: Following our letter sent to to the Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions Canada on May 5th, kindly refer to the following link to read their reply: /images/uploads/9272069651498570741.pdf Thank you. ********************* Good day: On Friday May 5th 2017, a letter was sent to the Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions. Kindly follow the link... >>
  • [26 June 2017]

    NEGOTIATION
    Dear Colleagues: The negotiation team met on June 12th and 21st to study the outcome of all negotiating requests received.   As meeting occur we will provide regular updates.  Thank you.
  • [26 June 2017]

    APOC - SOCIAL HOST POLICY
    Good day: Kindly refer to the following link for more information on the new policy that was adopted at our Executive Committee meetings held during the week of June 12, 2017. /images/uploads/16253330271498496029.pdf Thank you.
  • [08 May 2017]

    UPDATE ON NEGOTIATIONS
    Dear Colleagues: The negotiation team met during the week of April 24th to start reviewing all requests received and to discuss the next step.  The team is scheduled to meet again on June 12th, 21st & 22nd . Thank you.
  • [10 April 2017]

    MENTAL HEALTH COMMUNIQUE
         As you are all aware Mental Health absenteeism is on the rise at Canada Post . 33% of Short Term Disability claims (STDP) are related to mental health issues and a staggering 64% of our Long Term (LTD) absences are related to Mental Health issues Sun Life , the Long Term absence provider has started a pilot project focusing on early intervention by their medical providers aimed at identifying claims centered on mental... >>
  • [24 February 2017]

    APOC - MISSION STATEMENT
    During our last Executive Committee Meetings held in February, the board came together to finalize the details of our mission statement. We are very proud to share with you the following: We are committed to establishing open and meaningful dialogue in order to promote strong leadership development and inspire a progressive environment built on respect and trust
  • [20 February 2017]

    NEGOTIATION - BRANCH MEETING SCHEDULE
    Kindly refer to the link below for the Branches “special membership meeting” dates http://www.apoc-aopc.com/images/uploads/18460100311487616480.pdf    
  • [17 February 2017]

    Communiqué to SL6s
    Kindly refer to the link below for up to date information: http://www.apoc-aopc.com/images/uploads/2939340691487362695.pdf
  • [06 February 2017]

    WORK CHALLENGE COMMITTEE-Update
    Fellow colleagues:        With the Corporation’s NDM survey now behind us, the work challenge committee met on January 24-26 and again on Jan 31 through Feb 2.  Our focus during these dates was to revise our own survey to be released shortly, and to revise our goals for 2017 moving forward.  The importance of success with our committee cannot be overstated, thus we enlisted the services of an external... >>
  • [02 February 2017]

    Confidentiality & Privacy Policy
    Good day everyone:   Following the ​Executive Committee Meetings ​held in November 2016, The Association of Postal Officials of Canada has implemented a Confidentiality & Privacy Policy​. You will find the policy in the link below: http://www.apoc-aopc.com/images/uploads/10508839971486038560.pdf  
  • [31 January 2017]

    Negotiation Update
    Dear colleagues, The negotiation team met in Ottawa the week of January 23rd . During this collaborative meeting, the team exchanged ideas and suggestions on the next steps as we move closer to negotiations with the Canada Post Corporation. The next meeting is scheduled for the week of April 24, 2017. The team will have the responsibility to review all requests and to develop its strategy. We invite you to participate in the... >>
  • [24 January 2017]

    Canada Post’s changes EAP provider
    The change of the EAP supplier follows a competitive procurement process for our EAP contract. Beginning February 1, 2017, Homewood Health will replace Shepell as our EAP provider. Homewood offers similar high-quality EAP services with counsellors who specialize in treating or counselling on various life situations. To provide a seamless experience for employees, Shepell will continue providing counselling to those who began services... >>

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News and communiqués > 2017

  • [17 November 2017]

    The ratification
    Dear colleagues, On behalf of the negotiation team and the Executive Committe, I would like to thank all those who have taken the time to vote on our next collective agreement. We have, together marked an important period in our history, by ratifying the new collective agreement by a resounding 76 percent.   Thank you Guy Dubois
  • [15 November 2017]

    Result of the ratification
    It is with great pleasure that we communicate the result of the ratification for the new collective agreement that will take place on April 1st 2018.   Participation rate is 38,99% In favour                917            ... >>
  • [27 October 2017]

    MAILING FOR THE RATIFICATION VOTE OF THE NEW C.A. PROPOSAL
    Hello:    As anticipated, we are pleased to announce the mailing for the ratification vote of the new collective agreement proposal has occurred today.   Delivery of ballots/envelopes will occur during the week beginning October 30, 2017. If you have not received your ballot/envelope by end of day on Thursday, November 2, 2017, please send an email before 12:00pm EST on November 3, 2017, to Abacus Data, Mr David Coletto:... >>
  • [13 October 2017]

    TENTATIVE AGREEMENT 2018 - NATIONAL TOUR (PRESENTATION)
    Kindly refer to the link below to view the PowerPoint presentation of the National Tour: /images/uploads/16636821941507907272.pdf
  • [12 October 2017]

    NEW VOTING PROTOCOL
    Kindly refer to the link below for important information : /images/uploads/13824921801507836253.pdf  
  • [12 October 2017]

    NEW LOGISTIC COMMUNIQUÉ
    Kindly refer to the link below for up to date information: /images/uploads/20034518901507835537.pdf  
  • [12 October 2017]

    COMMUNICATION REGARDING THE NEW RATIFICATION VOTE
         The national office would like to announce that a new launch date has been scheduled for the ratification vote of the new collective agreement proposal.  Communications will follow regarding the details surrounding the proposal as well as the voting protocol.  Please note that the new mailing will be delivered in oversized ivory envelope and will contain the communique to members outlining the details of the... >>
  • [06 October 2017]

    IMPORTANT NOTICE REGARDING THE VOTE
    Hello:      Please note that through several communications, we have discovered that there have been some discrepancies in the mailing for our upcoming referendum vote.   We have been in touch with our provider Abacusdata who has confirmed that there has been an issue with their third-party mailing house.  Due to these new circumstances, the current mailing and dates for our contract vote have been... >>
  • [02 October 2017]

    NEGOTIATIONS: URGENT UPDATE ON THE RATIFICATION VOTE
    Hello:         Please note that due to a delay with our ballot printing, there will be a change in our processing and voting dates.   If you have not received your ballot by OCTOBER 11TH, please contact ABACUSDATA via Mr David Coletto: info@abacusdata.ca so that an alternate ballot/envelope can be provided.       The date of the vote will now take place on OCTOBER... >>
  • [01 October 2017]

    NEGOTIATIONS: details regarding the tour and webex sessions
    Pacific coast  - ENGLISH ONLY (September 21, 2017 18:00 – 20:00 PDT) https://apocaopc.webex.com/apocaopc/j.php?MTID=m25c86b9ede0ac1aa750e8043fc49e31a Password:  apoc Meeting Number:  731908989 Toll-free no.: 1-855-453-6962 Conference ID: 9406678 location:  River Rock Casino Resort 8811, River Road, Richmond   Edmonton  - ENGLISH ONLY (September 23, 2017 10:00 – 12:00... >>
  • [27 September 2017]

    URGENT - CHANGE OF VENUE FOR THE YORK SESSION ON SEPTEMBER 28, 2017 (APOC negotiations tour)
    2017 APOC NEGOTIATIONS TOUR : URGENT MESSAGE – THE YORK SESSION HELD ON SEPTEMBER 28, 2017 HAS CHANGED VENUE Please be advised the York session has changed location & will now be at: THE CORPORATE EVENT CENTER AT C.H.S.I., 5110 CREEKBANK ROAD, MISSISSAUGA, ONTARIO  L4W 0A1 The time remains the same:  from 18:00 – 20:00 DST We apologize for the inconvenience.
  • [22 September 2017]

    REMINDER: COMMUNIQUÉ TO THE MEMBERS: CHANGE OF ADDRESS
    Hello: In an effort to assure that all ballots for the upcoming referendum vote are properly received by all eligible members, we ask that you verify that your address with the Corporation is current.  In the event that your address is not current with the Corporation, we ask that you forward your address to your local branch as soon as possible.  The deadline for these address changes will be September 26th at 12:00 pm... >>
  • [15 September 2017]

    VOTING PROTOCOL
    Kindly refer to the link below for the details regarding the voting protocol:   /images/uploads/10467042981505484769.pdf
  • [15 September 2017]

    LOGISTICS COMMUNIQUÉ
    Your bargaining team will be embarking on a national tour to explain to members the proposed changes. Kindly refer to the link below for the dates and meeting locations:   /images/uploads/10028768761505484059.pdf
  • [14 September 2017]

    COMMUNIQUÉ TO MEMBERS
    Association of Postal Officials of Canada Communiqué to Members September 14, 2017   The Association and the Corporation have reached a tentative agreement for the renewal of their Collective Agreement.   Preamble This round of bargaining presented a unique set of circumstances. Four critical factors presented the Association with a distinctive... >>
  • [14 September 2017]

    TENTATIVE AGREEMENT
    TENTATIVE AGREEMENT FOR THE RENEWAL OF THE APOC COLLECTIVE AGREEMENT   The Association and the Corporation have reached a tentative agreement for the renewal of the Collective Agreement between the parties. Recognizing the need for continuing the transformation of Canada Post into an e-commerce and parcels centric business that must compete to win, the parties are pleased to have negotiated this tentative agreement in advance of... >>
  • [17 August 2017]

    LAST CHANCE: SURVEY - WORK CHALLENGE COMMITTEE (deadline: August 18, 2017)
    WORK CHALLENGE COMMITTEE Good day fellow APOC members, Many of you have been telling us that you have big challenges in getting your work done.  WE HAVE HEARD YOU!!!!  The association wants to better reveal your challenges to the corporation and our fellow members.  To this end, we are asking you, the front line of our membership, to assist us.  We have built this small survey to help direct our efforts identifying the... >>
  • [03 August 2017]

    LETTER TO HOUSE OF COMMONS (REPLY JULY 4, 2017)
    Good day: Following our letter sent to The Honourable Bill Morneau at the House of Commons on May 5th, kindly refer to the following link to read his reply: /images/uploads/1836880681501760899.pdf   Thank you.   *************   Good day: APOC National Office is still awaiting a reply to a letter sent to The Honourable Bill Morneau at the House of Commons on May 5th. Upon reception, a copy... >>
  • [27 June 2017]

    LETTER TO OSFI (REPLY JUNE 7, 2017)
    Good day: Following our letter sent to to the Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions Canada on May 5th, kindly refer to the following link to read their reply: /images/uploads/9272069651498570741.pdf Thank you. ********************* Good day: On Friday May 5th 2017, a letter was sent to the Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions. Kindly follow the link... >>
  • [26 June 2017]

    NEGOTIATION
    Dear Colleagues: The negotiation team met on June 12th and 21st to study the outcome of all negotiating requests received.   As meeting occur we will provide regular updates.  Thank you.
  • [26 June 2017]

    APOC - SOCIAL HOST POLICY
    Good day: Kindly refer to the following link for more information on the new policy that was adopted at our Executive Committee meetings held during the week of June 12, 2017. /images/uploads/16253330271498496029.pdf Thank you.
  • [08 May 2017]

    UPDATE ON NEGOTIATIONS
    Dear Colleagues: The negotiation team met during the week of April 24th to start reviewing all requests received and to discuss the next step.  The team is scheduled to meet again on June 12th, 21st & 22nd . Thank you.
  • [10 April 2017]

    MENTAL HEALTH COMMUNIQUE
         As you are all aware Mental Health absenteeism is on the rise at Canada Post . 33% of Short Term Disability claims (STDP) are related to mental health issues and a staggering 64% of our Long Term (LTD) absences are related to Mental Health issues Sun Life , the Long Term absence provider has started a pilot project focusing on early intervention by their medical providers aimed at identifying claims centered on mental... >>
  • [24 February 2017]

    APOC - MISSION STATEMENT
    During our last Executive Committee Meetings held in February, the board came together to finalize the details of our mission statement. We are very proud to share with you the following: We are committed to establishing open and meaningful dialogue in order to promote strong leadership development and inspire a progressive environment built on respect and trust
  • [20 February 2017]

    NEGOTIATION - BRANCH MEETING SCHEDULE
    Kindly refer to the link below for the Branches “special membership meeting” dates http://www.apoc-aopc.com/images/uploads/18460100311487616480.pdf    
  • [17 February 2017]

    Communiqué to SL6s
    Kindly refer to the link below for up to date information: http://www.apoc-aopc.com/images/uploads/2939340691487362695.pdf
  • [06 February 2017]

    WORK CHALLENGE COMMITTEE-Update
    Fellow colleagues:        With the Corporation’s NDM survey now behind us, the work challenge committee met on January 24-26 and again on Jan 31 through Feb 2.  Our focus during these dates was to revise our own survey to be released shortly, and to revise our goals for 2017 moving forward.  The importance of success with our committee cannot be overstated, thus we enlisted the services of an external... >>
  • [02 February 2017]

    Confidentiality & Privacy Policy
    Good day everyone:   Following the ​Executive Committee Meetings ​held in November 2016, The Association of Postal Officials of Canada has implemented a Confidentiality & Privacy Policy​. You will find the policy in the link below: http://www.apoc-aopc.com/images/uploads/10508839971486038560.pdf  
  • [31 January 2017]

    Negotiation Update
    Dear colleagues, The negotiation team met in Ottawa the week of January 23rd . During this collaborative meeting, the team exchanged ideas and suggestions on the next steps as we move closer to negotiations with the Canada Post Corporation. The next meeting is scheduled for the week of April 24, 2017. The team will have the responsibility to review all requests and to develop its strategy. We invite you to participate in the... >>
  • [24 January 2017]

    Canada Post’s changes EAP provider
    The change of the EAP supplier follows a competitive procurement process for our EAP contract. Beginning February 1, 2017, Homewood Health will replace Shepell as our EAP provider. Homewood offers similar high-quality EAP services with counsellors who specialize in treating or counselling on various life situations. To provide a seamless experience for employees, Shepell will continue providing counselling to those who began services... >>