Category Archives: Local 02 – Viterra Head Office

Local 2 – Offices – Viterra – comprises members of GSU working in the bargaining unit Regina, Saskatchewan Head Office employees of Viterra Inc. and its successors.
The three elected officers are the representatives of the Local on the Joint Executive Council of GSU.

Do you work for Viterra operations and maintenance, Viterra head office, or Richardson? Help us prepare for Autumn 2018 bargaining by completing this survey

GSU collective agreements covering members in Local 1 (Viterra Operations and Maintenance, Local 2 (Viterra Head Office, and Local 14 (Richardson) are coming open for agreement renewal bargaining this autumn. Members in these locals are asked to help prepare by … Continue reading

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Glencore confirms interest, takeover pitch for U.S. grain trader Bunge Ltd.

A Glencore takeover of Bunge would make Glencore a major player in the agricultural market and break dominance of the industry by Archer-Daniels-Midland Co., Bunge, Cargill Inc. and Louis Dreyfus Co. Learn more here:  www.abc.net.au – Glencore confirms ‘informal’ approach … Continue reading

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Work for Viterra? Planning to retire? You need to read this.

Until the outcome of GSU’s grievance is determined, union members who have unused vacation and are planning retirement are encouraged to contact a union rep before finalizing their plans. Over the years numerous GSU members planning to retire have taken … Continue reading

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Ballots counted – Locals 1 and 2 (Viterra) settlements approved

The ballots cast by GSU members have been counted and the tentative agreement renewal bargaining settlements reached between Viterra and GSU on April 15, 2016 have been approved by a majority of union members who voted. Steps will now be … Continue reading

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Local 1 & 2 (Viterra): Secret ballot vote on the tentative settlement will begin May 2 – meeting schedules and other details available here

Arrangements have been completed for conducting a secret ballot vote for union members on acceptance or rejection of the tentative settlement of agreement renewal bargaining between GSU and Viterra. Detailed information is available in the following Notice Of Vote information: NOTICE … Continue reading

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[UPDATED] LOCAL 1 & 2 (VITERRA): Bargaining reports, tentative settlement details and draft collective agreements available here

The details of the tentative agreement renewal bargaining settlement between GSU and Viterra covering Locals 1 and 2 are available below. There is a separate report for each Local and copies of the draft amended and renewed collective agreements. Please … Continue reading

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GSU and Viterra reach tentative bargaining settlement

April 18, 2016 – On Friday, April 15 GSU and Viterra reached a tentative settlement in agreement renewal bargaining covering union Locals 1 and 2. The tentative settlement, which is subject to approval by GSU members and senior Viterra management, … Continue reading

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LOCAL 1 & 2 BARGAINING: Canada Pension Plan Investment Board to buy 40 percent stake in Viterra

“The announcement that the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPIB) has entered into an agreement with Glencore to buy an equity stake in Viterra should end months of speculation. While the CPIB/Glencore transaction adds a new participant in Viterra’s ownership … Continue reading

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VITERRA CONCILIATION UPDATE: April 5, 14 and 15 set for conciliation, GSU Locals 1 & 2

April 5, 14 and 15 have been set as the dates for conciliation in the agreement renewal bargaining dispute between GSU Local 1 and 2 and Viterra. The meetings will be convened in Regina by FMCS Conciliation Officer Michelle Glubrecht. … Continue reading

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VITERRA CONCILIATION UPDATE: Saskatchewan Trends Monitor released as Union waits for word from Viterra

GSU is waiting to hear from the conciliation officer appointed by the federal Minister of Labour with regard to dates Viterra management has available to begin the conciliation process. “I spoke with the conciliation officer on February 29 and proposed … Continue reading

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VITERRA CONCILIATION UPDATE: Wagner speaks to conciliation officer about issues in dispute and available dates

The conciliator officer appointed by the Federal Minister of Labour in the collective bargaining dispute between GSU and Viterra has been in touch with both parties to set dates for meeting. “I’ve spoken to the conciliation officer, Ms. Michelle Glubrecht, … Continue reading

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VITERRA UPDATE: Minister Appoints Conciliation Officer in GSU/Viterra Bargaining Dispute

The Federal Minister of Labour has appointed a conciliator officer in the collective bargaining dispute between GSU and Viterra. The conciliation officer’s mandate is good for up to 60 days from the date of appointment. Any extension beyond 60 days … Continue reading

Bargaining, Local 01 - Viterra Ops & Maintenance, Local 02 - Viterra Head Office

Viterra serves Notice of Dispute and request for conciliation in agreement renewal bargaining with GSU Locals 1 & 2

On February 9, 2016 Viterra served the Federal Minister of Labour with notice of collective bargaining disputes and request for conciliation under Part I of the Canada Labour Code in relation to agreement renewal bargaining with GSU involving GSU Locals … Continue reading

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VITERRA BARGAINING: bargaining update reports to Local 1 and 2 members

This letter and the attached bargaining reports are being sent by email to GSU Local 1 and 2 members. If you do not receive an email we do not have your email address in our files. Please contact the GSU … Continue reading

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Viterra, GSU agreement renewal bargaining adjourns without a settlement

Agreement renewal bargaining between GSU and Viterra began at 2:00 p.m. on January 25 and adjourned around 4:00 p.m. the same day following company management’s failure to respond positively to any of the union bargaining committee’s initiatives. The bargaining committee … Continue reading

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