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Uniondude wrote:
Apr 2nd, 2017 1:37 pm
I'm relatively new, I'm trying to find out if we get international travel insurance. My husband is leaving town, and we don't want to purchase travel coverage if we don't have to. Thx.
depends what you mean by travel insurance. Do you mean on having to cancel your trip, or do you mean Medical insurance etc.... if it is medical, I believe it has been upped to $200,000, but would have to double check...
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Uniondude wrote:
Apr 2nd, 2017 1:37 pm
I'm relatively new, I'm trying to find out if we get international travel insurance. My husband is leaving town, and we don't want to purchase travel coverage if we don't have to. Thx.
Always buy travel insurance. For the 50 to 100$ it is well worth it and would cover many other things that the work plan won't cover.
The .work plan is not very good.
It was only 100k which would not go very far
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timetotellthetruth wrote:
Apr 2nd, 2017 2:34 pm
depends what you mean by travel insurance. Do you mean on having to cancel your trip, or do you mean Medical insurance etc.... if it is medical, I believe it has been upped to $200,000, but would have to double check...
It's for international travel medical emergencies
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CP annual report for last year must be lost in the mail again...
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timetotellthetruth wrote:
Apr 3rd, 2017 5:40 pm
CP annual report for last year must be lost in the mail again...
Busy fudging the numbers
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could not agree with you more....never seen a company fudge numbers like Canada post....if they are not making money..something is defentely wrong...other corps would just get rid of the guy at the top
Hugh Jass wrote:
Apr 3rd, 2017 6:30 pm
Busy fudging the numbers
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dcjcdc wrote:
Apr 3rd, 2017 9:20 pm
could not agree with you more....never seen a company fudge numbers like Canada post....if they are not making money..something is defentely wrong...other corps would just get rid of the guy at the top
How can you get rid of a god? LOL Even the Prime Minister bows to him.
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ksimms3 wrote:
Apr 1st, 2017 7:55 am
Because it's our incompetent Union that holds back increase in salary for letter carriers since they see us as equals as P04s. Fire them all, bring in Teamsters Canada.

With the bs night routes going on at Ottawa and Laval, our union delegate suggests us to go hound our supervisors and make noise... Then there will be a BBQ next Friday at Laval to show our solidarity... Meanwhile one of the top Union guys is planning a Cuba trip on our dime. If they had any sense, they would take this issue straight to Ottawa and protest. That's where the decisions are coming from, not from the local supervisors desk.
can not agree more.we have to unite all,and fire unions like TTC. it seems union has been borought by Canada Post CEO,they shared the profit and put us at the bottom
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Hugh Jass wrote:
Apr 3rd, 2017 6:30 pm
Busy fudging the numbers
I don't think it will be a great report, even without the "fudging". Most of the "fudging" came as CP spent most of their time telling their customers to go somewhere else, instead of working on a realistic contract.... Only at CP would you have a management team that actually tells their customers not to use them, because they don't want to negotiate. I can already hardly wait for round 2. Or is it 3? 4? 10? I've lost track.
Sometimes the truth hurts. The other times it hurts worse....
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timetotellthetruth wrote:
Apr 4th, 2017 1:29 am
I don't think it will be a great report, even without the "fudging". Most of the "fudging" came as CP spent most of their time telling their customers to go somewhere else, instead of working on a realistic contract....
I was joking. I think everyone is aware of what you talk off.
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Hugh Jass wrote:
Apr 4th, 2017 7:40 pm
I was joking. I think everyone is aware of what you talk off.
oh, I know.....Winking Face
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Jan 16, 2017
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I never remembered about the Easter holidays stuff and didn't realize we have both Friday and Monday off!
Woohoo!

But I guess we have to get through that Canadian Tire catalogue stuff first, don't we?
Isn't it for the next week?
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mflower wrote:
Apr 5th, 2017 10:41 pm
I never remembered about the Easter holidays stuff and didn't realize we have both Friday and Monday off!
Woohoo!

But I guess we have to get through that Canadian Tire catalogue stuff first, don't we?
Isn't it for the next week?
Order your relay boxes early to avoid disappointment! LOL
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bigbluesky wrote:
Apr 5th, 2017 11:41 pm
Order your relay boxes early to avoid disappointment! LOL
going to be a big run on push carts....
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mflower wrote:
Apr 5th, 2017 10:41 pm
I never remembered about the Easter holidays stuff and didn't realize we have both Friday and Monday off!
Woohoo!

But I guess we have to get through that Canadian Tire catalogue stuff first, don't we?
Isn't it for the next week?
Sure is. Seen the skids of the sh.. yesterday.

Funny how everyone is bitching about the CT mags when the Glow mags are about the same weight and are more frequent.
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