Hamilton blames escalating job action that's already seen workers walk out in 52 communities.
About 30 protesters braved the pouring rain to march outside the Canada Post building at the corner of Riverside Drive and Industrial Avenue in Ottawa Wednesday as the 24-hour rotating strike hits Ottawa today.
Canada Post employees in the Peace region are noting they will be part of rotating strike action this morning.
Yesterday, the Canadian Union of Postal Workers said on Facebook that Squamish employees were no longer on strike. Canada Post is attempting to minimize the impact on customers.
The union served Canada Post with a 72-hour strike notice on October 16, allowing workers to walk off the job starting October 22. "Overburdening, overtime and overwork are all major issues in this round of bargaining".
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A Canadian Union of Postal Workers rep said the Montreal walkout began at 10:30pm Monday.
Workers are also out in Weyburn, Sask., and seven Ontario communities, including Cobourg, Deep River, Fort Frances, Peterborough and Kapuskasing.
The two sides have been unable to reach a deal after ten months of negotiations.
About 6,000 workers who walked off the job in Montreal have returned to work.
And, he says, the wage increases being offered are well-below the expected inflation rate.