Category Archives: We’re working on it

WE’RE WORKING ON IT: Rates of Pay

Recently two employees from different parts of CPS’s unionized operations in Saskatchewan approached GSU in connection with their rates of pay. Each of the employees had transferred into GSU membership from employment with CPS outside the scope of the GSU … Continue reading

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WE’RE WORKING ON IT: members received Article 24, contacted by EI and told to pay back EI benefits received during layoff

Some members from CPS who received Article 24 – notice of position elimination, have been contacted by EI and told that they must pay back EI benefits received during their layoff. This generally happens only when the member continues to … Continue reading

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WE’RE WORKING ON IT: Alberta employees struggling with employer demands for concessions

GSU general secretary Hugh Wagner was contacted by a group of unionized employees in Alberta who are struggling with their employer’s demands for collective agreement concessions. Wagner has engaged the leaders of the union in question and is advising them … Continue reading

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WE’RE WORKING ON IT: temporary performance of higher duty

Staff rep Lawrence Maier met with a GSU member regarding Temporary Performance of Higher Duty.  Maier is examining options to press for recognition when an employee is assigned work that is beyond their pay grade.

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