Canada Post eyeing ‘all available legal options’ as CUPE protests hit mail facilities

Canada Post says protesters blocking mail from flowing in and out of one of the country’s busiest postal hubs are violating a court order, and the Crown corporation is “considering all available legal options.”

The protesters rallying outside the facility in Mississauga are largely members of the Canadian Union of Public Employees, acting in solidarity with postal workers who were legislated back to work last week.

The back-to-work legislation was passed on Monday after weeks of rotating strikes by the Canadian Union of Postal Workers.

CUPE says 19 protests are scheduled at facilities across the country, and that demonstrators will allow workers to enter but not let mail out of the plants.

The Ontario branch of that union says the protesters have been served with an injunction, but they still plan to demonstrate in solidarity with the postal workers.

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