Canada Post union worried about coming changes to mail sorting

The Canadian Union of Postal Workers is concerned about changes Canada Post warns could be coming.In May, the Crown Corporation will start test-sorting Charlottetown mail in Halifax. The move would reduce the amount of work clerks at the depot and postal carriers in Charlottetown need to do.

Canada Post says no permanent changes will made until October, but it’s warned the union up to three letter carriers out of 20 delivering in the capital may no longer be needed.

The head of the Charlottetown local, Pearl Gillis-Palmer said Canada Post isn’t telling them how the decision will affect clerk staffing levels.”The only thing that we have so far, is that it looks like there, the letter carriers, their positions will be deleted,” she said.

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