Unifor Collective Agreements Saskatchewan

Local 1-S – e-mail uniforlocal1s@uniforlocal1s.ca or call 306-586-7271 Although employees have accepted the agreements, collective agreements still need to be ratified by two employers, SaskEnergy and SaskPower. He said that all agreements include the same mandate from the government with respect to wages that keep wage increases at five percent over the life of the agreements. REGINA – After several weeks of voting in Saskatchewan municipalities, Unifor members working at SaskTel, SaskEnergy, SaskPower, SaskWater, DirectWest and SecureTek have ratified the new collective agreements. In addition, we insert for employees, information about child care needs information on child care services, information about workers in need of child care, www.saskatchewan.ca/government/health-care-administration-and-provider-resources/treatment-procedures-and-guidelines/emerging-public-health-issues/2019-novel-coronavirus/information-for-health-care-providers/information-for-workers-associated-with-the-pandemic-response-who-need-child-care We filed a complaint on 31 October about this, directly about the third phase of the claim procedure, stating that “the company has entered into the collective agreement on EDO law/compensation of workers eligible to return to the company after a strike/lock-out. The comparison sought is “a full remedy, as is appropriated by an arbitrator for each member who has violated his or her collective rights.” The agreements ratified this week after several weeks of voting in municipalities across Saskatchewan will hold wage increases for the five per cent prescribed by the government over the duration of the agreements. “Because the agreements were different, we were able to negotiate various performance improvements or improvements to the collective agreements of the different [crowns] beyond,” Doherty said. Nearly 5,000 Unifor members who worked in Crown groups went on strike between September 30 and October 19. The new five-year collective agreements include a net increase in spending above the five per cent ceiling originally set by the State Government. www.unifor.org/en/take-action/campaigns/covid-19-information-resources?v=take_action The union had sought agreements that did not include zero per cent increases and required annual increases corresponding to the cost of living. Directwest announced today that Unifor has voted to ratify a new collective agreement. Scott Doherty, executive assistant to Unifor`s national president, said six separate agreements were ratified Friday, including one for each crown, including the Water Safety Agency. The union, which represents thousands of Crown employees in Saskatchewan, has ratified new collective agreements. Unifor ended the vote on October 28, 2019.

The current collective agreement expired on March 19, which gave Directwest employees two years of zero for the years 2017-18 and 2018-19. The new agreement is valid for a three-year term, which expires on March 19, 2022. Unifor Local 112 members of the Hilton Garden Inn Toronto-Mississauga ratified their first collective agreement after weeks of intense work and developed a section dedicated to Covid-19 on its National site. It contains useful information about the virus and the workplace. Unifor Locals across the country uses this information to support its members and work with employers. We invite you to refer to it regularly. It will be constantly updated as new information becomes available. Here is the link: www.unifor.org/COVID19 www.unifor.org/en/basic-health-and-safety-during-covid-19 For any media request, please contact Unifor Communications Representative Ian Boyko at ian.boyko@unifor.org or 778-903-6549 (cell). www.unifor.org/en/covid-19-mental-health-guide Local 2-S – e-mail unifor2s@sasktel.net or call 306-382-7555 Our position has not changed, if you are interested in TeleWork, apply and if your director refuses the application, please request your refusal in writing and send your local office for verification.

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