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Viterra seeks conciliator's help in contract talks

After more than six months of negotiating with unionized staff, Regina-based Viterra has applied for help from a federal government conciliator.

That keeps the parties talking, but potentially opens the door to either a strike or lockout in the future, said Hugh Wagner, general secretary of the Grain Services Union. 282 more words

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City presents plan for strike or lockout; garbage pickup, child care, community centres impacted

TORONTO — City child care, community centres and garbage collection east of Yonge Street are among the services that will be shut down if 28,000 unionized workers go on strike or are locked out next week. 504 more words


Negotiations between Saskatchewan nurses and SAHO reach impasse

The Saskatchewan Union of Nurses notified the Saskatchewan Association of Health Organizations on Thursday that collective bargaining has reached an impasse.

SUN president Tracy Zambory is disappointed negotiations stalled after seven months of bargaining because progress was made early in the process. 775 more words

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Toronto unions and city negotiators swap proposals as strike or lockout looms

TORONTO — With a possible strike or lockout a week away, two unions representing 28,000 municipal workers say they’ve made a joint cost-saving proposal to city negotiators but that contract talks remain at an impasse. 449 more words


Resident Advisors and Peer Mentors Seek Right to Organize a Union on Campus

Organizing unions on college campuses is en vogue. As followers of Roetzel Recap know, the adjunct professor unionization movement is sweeping the country. Graduate students and some athletes, though to a lesser degree, have joined the movement. 327 more words


Today’s News & Commentary—February 10, 2016

President Obama has released his budget, and House Republicans have already rejected it.  As Reuters notes, the $4.1 trillion spending plan includes some measures that could (at least in theory) garner bipartisan support: over $11 billion for the Departments of Defense and State, for example, as well as increased funds for cancer research and opioid addiction programs.   272 more words

On Labor

FMCS Salute to Collective Bargaining - Kaiser Permanente and Coalition of Kaiser Unions

Representatives from Kaiser Permanente and the Coalition of Kaiser Permanente Unions discuss recent collective bargaining success at an FMCS special event. 35 more words

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