If postal workers ran the post office

b913By Mike Palecek

Postal worker and National Union Representative of CUPW

If postal workers ran the post office.

If postal workers ran the post office, we would start by getting rid of thousands of people in management. The cadre of class-warriors Canada Post has employed to fight CUPW would get pink slips.

If postal workers ran the post office, the retail network – the largest in the country – would be used to expand services. Banking and financial services could be offered through the post office as they are in most developed countries.

999278_698936436798228_1798956218_nIf postal workers ran the post office, Canada Post would develop an online escrow service similar to paypal and become a hub for online business, integrating shipping and sales.

If postal workers ran the post office, we wouldn’t plant group mailboxes on peoples’ front lawns.

If postal workers ran the post office, it wouldn’t have 22 Vice Presidents and a CEO that makes more than the Prime Minister.

If postal workers ran the post office, we could offer a daily check-in service for seniors living alone, instead of forcing them onto a daily trudge to the Community Mail Box (CMB).

If postal workers ran the post office, we could restore and expand the Food Mail program to deliver nutritious food to Northern communities.

If postal workers ran the post office, Canada Post could become a national wireless carrier to rival the private companies that are gouging cell phone customers.

If postal workers ran the post office, we would invest profits to expand service.

B3ItEc8IUAAMGHTIf postal workers ran the post office, the primary concern would be the health, safety and wellness of postal workers and their communities.

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