The case so far
FW Ahmad dealt with severe bullying and harassment while employed at
Canadian Union of Postal Workers (CUPW). After her deteriorating work conditions were not appropriately dealt with by management, she developed PTSD and was not able to return to work. During her medical leave from work she was constantly harassed by the employer, even after her medical team intervened on her behalf.
Our demands on behalf of FW Ahmad continue to be that she immediately be made whole in the amount of $26,883.96 which is rightfully owed to her by CUPW.
The former employer continues to be unreceptive to our member’s demands.
Further details about the case can be found in our original post which explains the situation in full.
New details released
CUPW champions issues of bullying and mental health but when it comes to our member, you can see how the tune changes.
With the permission of Aalya Ahmad, we are sharing just one of the medical notes that CUPW management received. Below is a letter is from a member of her treatment team, psychologist Dr. Kimberly Sogge.
We believe the letter speaks for itself.
How do you think postal workers would feel if they were treated this way?
Keeping the pressure on!
The Ottawa IWW GMB has been organizing pickets at the CUPW office in Ottawa, ON – the former workplace of FW Ahmad.
So far, the Ottawa GMB has staged a picket in front the CUPW offices. The IWW is also delivering the repayments FW Ahmad was needlessly forced to small claims court to make by CUPW while it holds onto a far greater amount in unpaid wages .
Follow us on our Facebook page where we will soon be releasing further details about our efforts on this front
How you can help
We are continuing our letter writing campaign to the CUPW Executives and encourage you to help! You can find more information on how to participate by reading our original post regarding this case.
If you have any questions or insights that you think may be helpful, feel free to contact us by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.