CANADA’S POSTAL UNION DIGS IN ON WAGES AND BENEFITS Labor unrest hits Canada Post. Following 12 days of rotating strikes in early June in several Canadian cities and a June 15 lockout by Canada Post, Canada’s Conservative-controlled parliament passed legislation June 26 ordering...

CRISIS LOOMS IN BRITAIN OVER PRIVATIZATION Citing a “lethal combination of circumstances” threatening Royal Mail’s viability, Vince Cable, Business Secretary of the country’s conservative-liberal coalition, said on September 10 that the government is moving ahead with controversial legislation to privatize Britain’s postal service....