Bargaining Updates

June 8, 2021

  • Met with Conciliator and Employer.

May 14, 2021

  • Received confirmation of date with the Conciliator assigned to L. 1883; June 8, 2021.

May 11, 2021 

  • Strike Committee meeting – discussed communications, upcoming picket captain and mobilization training.

May 4, 2021 

  • Strike Committee meeting – discussed strike vote, next steps, formed committees including hardship, communications, administration, and finance.

May 2, 2021 

  • Negotiations Committee received a 90% strike mandate from the membership.

May 1 – 2, 2021 

  • Strike Vote held electronically. Overwhelming turnout from the membership.

April 29, 30, May 1, 2021

  • Strike Vote information sessions held.

April 30, 2021

  • Conciliation officer was appointed by the Ministry of Labour to work with the Local & the Employer.

April 27, 2021 

  • Strike committee meeting – discussed strike vote information sessions.

April 21, 2021 

  • Strike committee meeting – discussed conciliation, next steps, mobilizing membership.

April 20, 2021

  • Special meeting held regarding conciliation/next steps.
  • Notification received that Employer filed for conciliation.

April 13, 2021

  • Met with the Employer for 10 hours of bargaining.
  • Employer advised they would be filing for conciliation the next day.

2020

  • The Negotiations Committee met with the Employer to bargain on October 7, October 30, November 4, November 5, November 18, November 24

May 6, 2020

  • The Local provided Notice to Bargain to the Employer.