Postal workers strike over contractors, low pay

Don’t expect to receive your mail anytime soon; Fort McMurray’s postal workers are on strike.

On Wednesday morning, Canada Post informed local employees through a letter that beginning in October, parcel delivery will be contracted out to private, third-party companies.

Members of the Canadian Union of Postal Workers Local 736, which represents approximately fifty of the region’s postal workers, were outraged at the news and walked off the job.

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