By Stephanie Ciccarelli
June 15, 2011
If you're in Canada or take note of what goes on here via the news, you likely know that there have been rolling postal strikes in our nation for the past couple of weeks. Our post services, as of today, have temporarily suspended operation in terms of the sorting and delivery of mail.
While this may not seem relevant to those outside of Canada, it's important to realize that anything you are sending or receiving that goes to or from Canada will take longer to get to you.
Read more about how this might affect you in today's VOX Daily.
How The Canada Post Lockout May Affect You
As of today, unionized Canada Post employees have been locked out and the Canadian government is tabling legislation that will result in business as usual. Canada Post Corporation is a crown corporation and the government has the ability to legislate its employees back to work.
Voice talent who have opted to receive SurePay payments by check from Voices.com for work procured through our site will be affected by this, however, the good news is that we have a solution that will get you your money faster than a check typically would for this pay period given the recent events regarding delivery of mail in Canada.
Talent at Voices.com can be paid either by check or PayPal. Given the circumstances, talent who traditionally receive SurePay payments by check are being offered the option to receive those funds by PayPal for the current pay period.
Deciding to receive this payment via PayPal will ensure that payment is received in a timely manner. Payment will also be received much faster than if a check were issued and sent in the mail.
Another benefit is that Voices.com pays the PayPal fee and you are not docked for receiving payment in this manner. I'm sure that comes as a comfort to those who were curious about the schedule and how receipt of payment happens!
Talent affected by this are being sent personal emails from me inviting them to select the PayPal option for payments due to be issued on June 15, 2011. All follow up questions are to be directed to Kevin Ronson in our Finance department whose contact details will be provided within the message.
What You Can Do For Future Payments
Something you can do is select PayPal as your payment preference when receiving SurePay payments at Voices.com. Here's a link to where you can update this information in your Voices.com Billing Preferences:
We trust that this proactive approach demonstrates our continuing dedication to providing Voices.com customers with what they have come to expect from our company.
Should you have any questions about this, you are welcome to post a comment here or contact our Customer Care department and select "billing" as your question type.
Thank you again for your attention to this matter. We appreciate your support!
With warm regards,
StephanieRelated Topics: Canada Post, checks, escrow, Lockout, payments, SAG, Strike, SurePay, union, Voices.com