Bargaining Updates

August 19, 2021

  • Tentative agreement ratified by Regional council – Memorandum of Agreement available here.

August 8/9, 2021

  • Online ratification vote for CUPE 1883; tentative agreement ratified by members.

August 5 and 7, 2021

  • Webinars held to review proposed changes to agreement.

July 23, 2021

  • Bargaining with the Employer; tentative agreement reached.

July 13 & 14, 2021

  • Bargaining days with the Employer.

July 8, 2021

  • Special Membership Meeting re: No Board/Timelines/Next Steps held via Zoom.

July 7, 2021

  • No board released initiating a 17 day countdown to potential strike/lockout action.

June 30, 2021

June 30, 2021

  • No board report requested from Ministry of Labour.

June 14, 2021

  • Bargaining day with Employer.

June 8, 2021

  • Bargaining day 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.
  • If you missed an information session and would like to review, please reach out to Rebecca to schedule a phone call.

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

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.