Author Archives: Grain and General Services Union

Are you okay? #WSPD2019

There are some pretty alarming statistics floating around today. Globally, one person dies by suicide every 40 seconds. And for each person who takes their own life, there are 25 other people who tried, but were unsuccessful. High-income countries, including … Continue reading

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NO DUMBELLS Fitness workers exercise their rights in Goodlife union drive

THE GIG LIFE INCLUDES A UNION. Workers at Goodlife Fitness are proving it.By: Canadian Labour Institute There are more than 12,000 of them. They work as group fitness instructors and personal trainers in more than 300 Goodlife locations from coast … Continue reading

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GSU’s Joint Executive Council will meet on Sept.26

The Joint Executive Council is the governing body of the union which formulates policy and oversees the business of the GSU between Policy Conventions. This group of elected representatives will be getting together in Regina on Sept. 26. If you … Continue reading

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Happy Labour Day! Check out this list of BBQs and events

Moose Jaw & District Labour Council BBQMoose Jaw Union Centre, 1402 Caribou Street WestMonday, September 2, 11:00 am to 2:00 pm Saskatoon & District Labour Council BBQVictoria Park (by Riversdale Pool), SaskatoonMonday, September 2, 11:30 am to 1:30 pm Regina … Continue reading

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Hey Local 14 (Richardson) members! Did you receive your copy of your new collective agreement?

Packages of the new collective agreement between GSU Local 14 and Richardson Pioneer have been delivered to each of the unionized locations in Saskatchewan. If copies haven’t arrived at your location or if there were not enough to go around, … Continue reading

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NUTRIEN BARGAINING: What should we tackle now … and what should wait until next time?

Planning is underway for a bargaining preparation meeting of GSU Local 15 delegates in Regina on Sept. 19. The meeting will focus on assembling agreement renewal bargaining proposals from priorities identified by Local 15 members. Delegates will also elect a bargaining … Continue reading

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Do you receive our Tuesday Members’ Memo?

Our Tuesday Members’ Memo (TMM) is sent to GSU members every Tuesday. If you didn’t receive our Aug. 13 newsletter, you can view it here. Want to start receiving the TMM? Let us know at gsu@gsu.ca.

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GSU JOB POSTING: Accounting Assistant (part-time) – Regina Office

THIS POSTING IS NOW CLOSED. We are hiring a part-time Accounting Assistant in our Regina office. Job Posting/Description: GSU Accounting Assistant (part-time) Closing date for receipt of applications was Friday, Aug. 16. Are you a good match? Apply today! Send … Continue reading

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We’re sending GSU members Leanne Ulmer and Nick Anderson (and their friends) to see Garth Brooks

We asked you for advice you would give a younger you before your first job and you didn’t disappoint. We got some great answers and amazing insight, so much so that we will share a few of the best ones … Continue reading

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Congratulations to GSU’s 2019 scholarship recipients

We are pleased to announce the 2019 recipients of our five $2,000 GSU scholarships.   Katelyn Barsi  GSU MEMBER SCHOLARSHIPLocal 1.2 GSU member – Viterra/Moose Jaw terminalStudies:  Public Fire Paramedic Program  Austin Kearns  DEPENDANT SCHOLARSHIPLocal 2 GSU member Raelee Kearns – Viterra Head … Continue reading

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2018-2022 GSU Local 1 (Viterra Ops/Maintenance) and Local 2 (Viterra Head Office) collective agreements are now available online

The new collective agreements have been signed by company and union officials, and they are available for you under the collective agreement tab in the navigation bar above, or here: GSU Local 1 (Viterra Operations & Maintenance) collective agreement GSU … Continue reading

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SURVEY: Thank you to everyone who completed their Local 15 (Nutrien) bargaining survey

GSU members set the direction for the union, so it’s important that you tell us what you would changes to your collective agreement you would like to see your union bargaining committee pursue in the upcoming round of contract negotiations … Continue reading

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Check out your Joint Executive Council’s annual report

The 2018/2019 Annual Report to GSU members by the union’s Joint Executive Council (board of directors) is available to be read and/or downloaded. 2018/2019 Annual Report of GSU’s Joint Executive Council The Annual Report contains important information for GSU members … Continue reading

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Local 18 (Lloyd. & District Co-op) members vote to accept settlement

GSU’s Local 18 bargaining committee reached a memorandum of settlement with their employer, and on June 5, Local 18 members’ voted to accept the terms of the memorandum as the basis of their new four-year collective agreement. If you have … Continue reading

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Memorandum of settlement reached in Local 4 (Grain Millers) negotiations

The GSU Local 4 (Grain Millers) and Grain Millers Canada Corporation bargaining committees reached a memorandum of settlement during their May 29 and 30 bargaining session. Local 4/Grain Millers Canada Corp Memorandum of Settlement [pdf] Additional information will be available to … Continue reading

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