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A look at Canada Post's history of strikes, lockouts and a few quiet contracts

OTTAWA — A timeline of Canada Post job action:

Between 1965 and 2005:

-19 strikes, lockouts and walkouts

-Workers legislated back to work in 1987, 1991 and 1997


-No labour disruptions as CUPW strikes four-year deal with Canada Post


-48,000 Canada Post workers begin job action June 2 with rotating strikes

-Canada Post locks out workers June 14, saying it can’t operate under constant threat

-Conservative government tables back-to-work bill June 20; stoppage ends June 27


-CUPW wins challenge of previous back-to-work legislation in the Ontario Superior Court

-Union and management sign two-year contract Aug. 30 without new disruption


-Canada Post workers begin rotating strikes in different cities Oct. 22

-Labour Minister Patty Hajdu tables back to work legislation Nov. 22

-Canadian Union of Postal Workers vows to fight in court if bill passes

The Canadian Press