A majority of Canada Post employees could go on strike Sept. 26.
About 50,000 Canadian Union of Postal Workers members are preparing to walk off the job late next month if a new collective agreement can’t be reached by that time, Simcoe.com has confirmed. A final strike vote is planned for Sept. 9.
In a post on the union’s website, national president Mike Palecek told members the bargaining process has entered a “critical stage”.
“If we have not reached agreements by September 26, we will have to be ready for some type of job action,” he said. “Over the decades, we’ve seen time and again that when bargaining is tough, the only thing that gets Canada Post moving is a powerful strike mandate.”
The union represents nearly 80…