Re: [messengers] Journalist seeks help: Canada Post Act

Date: 17 Jun 2010 10:38:16 +0200
From: Jason <treebeard1722@xxxxxxxxx>


It sort of sounds like the proposed US Employee Misclassification Prevention
Act HR 3254.  More
info<http://www.chicagocouriersunion.org/2010/06/this-is-important.html>

On Thu, Jun 17, 2010 at 1:23 AM, Michael Dodd <mikeydodds@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> After skimming the Canada Post Act i got the impression that the Act was
> only created with the intention of protecting Canada post.
>
> (The legislation re: minimum charges exist to ensure people send their
> packages by post instead of by courier)
>
> Although it is really boring catching lifts from floor to floor all day and
> making dozens of deliveries to the same building (unless its a mail room.)
>
> Any canadians want to tell us about the act?
>
> On Thu, Jun 17, 2010 at 5:08 PM, Mr. White <dublinmessenger@xxxxxxxxx
> >wrote:
>
> > The council received the message below this morning. If anyone from TOBMA
> > or
> > other 'appropriately knowledgable' people feel like responding, have at
> it.
> >
> > Cheers,
> >
> > Graham
> >
> > ---------- Forwarded message ----------
> > From: Jeanie Keogh <jeaniekeogh@xxxxxxxxx>
> > Date: 17 June 2010 06:53
> > Subject: Canada Post Act
> > To: council@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> >
> >
> > Hello,
> >
> > I want to speak with someone about their involvement with the Canada Post
> > Act as it relates to bike messengers being employed as independent
> > contractors instead of as employees for a story I am writing for a
> > Vancouver
> > newspaper. Can the appropriately knowledgeable person contact me at their
> > earliest convenience my deadline is soon.
> >
> > Thank-you
> >
> > Jeanie Keogh
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> >
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