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

Date: 17 Jun 2010 10:44:30 +0200
From: "Mr. White" <dublinmessenger@xxxxxxxxx>


Looks like Joe Hendry has already written about this:

http://www.messmedia.org/messville/CAN_POST.HTM

On 17 June 2010 09:38, Jason <treebeard1722@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> 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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