Breaking through barriers for workers
who have children with special needs

CUPW Canadian Union of Postal Workers


The Canadian Union of Postal Workers represents 54,000 members across Canada and Quebec. A majority of CUPW members work for Canada Post as, letter carriers, mail service couriers, rural and suburban mail carriers, postal clerks, mail handlers, mail despatchers, technicians, mechanics, electricians and electronic technicians. The union also represents cleaners, couriers, vehicle mechanics, mail house workers, emergency medical dispatchers and others in more than 15 private sector bargaining units. The Special Needs and Moving On Projects are among 15 projects covered by the union's Child Care Fund. The two projects are unique in Canada and perhaps the world.