Category Archives: Local 14 – Richardson Pioneer

Summary of GSU Local 14 and Richardson bargaining settlement

The major highlights of the settlement approved by a majority of GSU Local 14 members are summarized below: The new collective agreement is for a term of three (3) years commencing Jan. 1, 2019 and expiring Dec. 31, 2021. The new agreement … Continue reading

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Majority of Local 14 (Richardson) members approve settlement

Ten membership meetings were conducted between November 28 and December 3 to give GSU Local 14 members an opportunity to vote on the terms of a tentative agreement renewal bargaining settlement with Richardson International. The ballots have been counted and … Continue reading

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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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LOCAL 14: Your new GSU Local 14 (Richardson) collective agreement is available here

A copy of your new collective agreement is available using the collective agreement tab above or by using this link: 2015-2018 Collective Agreement – GSU and Richardson International Limited Work is underway to prepare printed booklets of the new agreement … Continue reading

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LOCAL 14 (RICHARDSON): Signed memorandum of agreement available here

Click to open this PDF document: Signed Memorandum of Agreement: GSU and Richardson – November 2015 The November 16, 2015, signed memorandum of agreement to amend and renew the collective agreement between GSU Local 14 and Richardson International Limited has … Continue reading

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Ballots counted, settlement approved between GSU Local 14 and Richardson International

GSU general secretary Hugh Wagner reports that the ballots have been counted and a majority of GSU members employed by Richardson International Limited have voted to approve the terms of the November 16, 2015, Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) to amend … Continue reading

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Ratification meetings being scheduled, Local 14 (Richardson) members to vote on tentative agreement

GSU is working to schedule ratification meetings as early as the week of November 23 for our Local 14 (Richardson) members. Watch your email and this web page for updates. POSTED NOV. 10/2015 – Agreement in principle reached, Local 14 (Richardson) … Continue reading

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BARGAINING UPDATE Richardson Pioneer: Some progress made

Agreement renewal bargaining with Richardson Pioneer management resumed on October 1 in Regina. “Some progress was made, but not enough to resolve disagreements over union members’ sick leave plan, serious illness leave, the trigger for double time overtime pay to … Continue reading

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Local 14 (Richardson) bargaining resumes Oct. 1, Wagner anticipates further sorting of issues

Posted September 28, 2015 Agreement renewal bargaining with Richardson Pioneer management will resume on Thursday, October 1. “The bargaining meetings on September 9, 22 and 23 have focused on all of the key issues identified by GSU Local 14 members … Continue reading

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Agreement renewal bargaining update, upcoming bargaining dates

Early in 2015 GSU members, elected officers and staff began preparing for agreement renewal bargaining with the various employers emerging from the Glencore PLC takeover of Viterra. Bargaining to amend and renew the collective agreements with Viterra and the successor … Continue reading

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GSU and Richardson Pioneer begin bargaining

The bargaining committees of GSU Local 14 and Richardson Pioneer met in Regina on September 9 to begin the collective agreement renewal bargaining process. Initial bargaining proposals were exchanged and explained. Bargaining will resume on September 22 and 23. GSU’s … Continue reading

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What are your bargaining priorities?

A message from GSU general secretary Hugh Wagner Later this year GSU will serve notice to commence collective bargaining to improve and renew the collective agreements between union members and Viterra (Locals 1 and 2); Richardson Pioneer (Local 14); Agrium/CPS … Continue reading

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Members say hours of work, pay for performance are bargaining priorities

Are you a GSU member working for Viterra, Richardson Pioneer,  CPS/Agrium, CHS Canada, or a co-operative association? If your answer is YES, we encourage you to complete and send us your bargaining priorities form if you haven’t already done so. … Continue reading

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GSU representation to continue for members who transferred to Richardson Pioneer

The Canada Industrial Relations Board (CIRB) has issued a decision confirming the continuation of the collective bargaining rights, bargaining unit and union representation of employees working for Richardson Pioneer at the locations in Saskatchewan. The April 17, 2014, CIRB, decision … Continue reading

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UPDATE: Vacation pay on overtime award – Richardson Pioneer processing payments on April 24

GSU has received word that eligible employees working for Richardson Pioneer who are represented by the union will finally be paid the vacation pay they are owed on overtime pay. The payment is the result of an arbitration award in … Continue reading

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