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The arbitrator found it was unreasonable to extend it to staff who worked “exclusively remotely” with no prospect of going to the office.

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[–] [email protected] 8 points 2 months ago (1 children)

The Canadian government did the right thing with the restrictions

[–] [email protected] 1 points 2 months ago (1 children)

Why? They were remote workers

[–] [email protected] 6 points 2 months ago (1 children)

Because they will come in contact with people outside of work. We need to protect the vulnerable as much as possible.

[–] [email protected] 1 points 2 months ago (1 children)

I would say that's not Canada Post's responsibility.

[–] [email protected] 6 points 2 months ago (1 children)

I could also argue it’s the workplace’s responsibility to keep their workers safe.

[–] [email protected] 2 points 2 months ago* (last edited 2 months ago)

Correct me if I'm wrong, but that responsibility is limited to during working hours and/or inside the workplace. (And to be clear, I'm referring to their employer, Canada Post, not the Canadian Government, who does have the right to enforce similar mandates in a Public Health Emergencies like the one we just had)

[–] [email protected] 22 points 2 months ago

This is NatPo, so play "spot the influence of the republican owning this paper" game. I like how it took a detour into "Return to Office" territory.