The Canadian Post Office and the Official Post Association of Canada (APOC) signed a new three-year collective agreement on November 27, four months before the current agreement expires. This provisional agreement is subject to the condition of ratification by the workers represented by the association. "The timely completion of this agreement underscores the respectful cooperation relationship between the parties," said Deepak Chopra, President and CEO. Recognizing the need to continue the transformation of Canada Post into a business focused on e-commerce and parcels, which must compete to win, the parties are pleased to have negotiated this preliminary agreement before the current agreement expires. This is an important step in building a predictable business environment for our customers. The current collective agreement expires on March 31, 2018. The new collective agreement will enter into force on April 1, 2018 for a period of three (3) years. The agreement includes annual salary increases and improvements in health services, Canada Post said. 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. Resources for senior and executives to assist in the implementation of collective agreements and manuals. APOC members ratified an interim agreement earlier this month. The agreement honours the valuable contributions made by APOC members to the success of the Canada Post Office in serving Canadians. It includes wage increases each year and improvements in health services. The new collective agreement is now available on the website. Click on this link to see this link... Collective agreement If the parties are unable to reach a negotiated solution, one party may notify the other party of the intention to refer all open cases to an agreed arbitrator for a final bid selection procedure, and neither party will be able to use their respective right to strike or lockout.