Locals

 A map of all GSU Locals and GSU’s structure is available here.


Local 1 – Viterra – Country Operations & Maintenance

Comprising members of GSU working in the bargaining unit of Country Operations and Maintenance employees of Viterra Inc. or its successors in the province of Saskatchewan. The Local shall be subdivided into 18 Sub-Locals (as described in Appendix A of GSU’s constitution) to facilitate access and representation for members. The representatives elected by the Sub-Locals shall comprise the Board of Delegates of the Local and the four elected officers designated by the Board of Delegates shall be the Local’s representatives on the Joint Executive Council of GSU.

GSU servicing reps:  Dale Markling (northwest), Lawrence Maier (northeast/southwest) or Steve Torgerson (southeast/southwest)


Local 2 – Viterra – Saskatchewan Head Office

Comprising members of GSU working in the bargaining unit Regina, Saskatchewan Head Office employees of Viterra Inc. and its successors. The two elected officers designated by the Local shall be representatives of the Local on the Joint Executive Council of GSU.

Elected Officers:  Michelle Hofer, Kevin Wagner
GSU servicing rep: Steve Torgerson


Local 4 – Grain Millers

Comprising members of GSU working in the bargaining unit of Grain Millers employees and its successors in the city of Yorkton, Saskatchewan. The two elected officers designated by the Local shall be the Local’s representatives on the Joint Executive Council of GSU.

GSU servicing rep: Steve Torgerson


Local 5 – Western Producer

Comprising members of GSU working in the bargaining unit of Western Producer (GVIC) employees and its successors. The elected officer designated by the Local shall be the Local’s representative on the Joint Executive Council of GSU.

GSU servicing rep: Dale Markling


Local 6 – Wild West Steelhead

Comprising members of GSU working in the bargaining unit of employees of Wild West Steelhead and its successors at the Lucky Lake, Saskatchewan fish farm. The elected officer designated by the Local shall be the Local’s representative on the Joint Executive Council of GSU.

PDF version: Local 6 (Wild West Steehead – Lucky Lake) – 2015 to 2018

GSU servicing rep: Dale Markling


Local 7 – Heartland Livestock

Comprising members of GSU working in the bargaining unit of employees of Heartland Livestock Ltd. and its successors in the province of Saskatchewan. The Local shall be subdivided into seven Sub-Locals as described in Appendix B of this constitution. The Chairperson of the Local or other elected officer designated by the Sub-Locals shall comprise the Board of Delegates of the Local and the elected officer designated by the Board of Delegates shall be the Local’s representative on the Joint Executive Council of GSU.

GSU servicing rep: Lawrence Maier


Local 8 – Advance Employees’ Association

Comprising members of the Advance Employees’ Association (AEA) in Regina and Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. Three elected officers designated by AEA shall be the Local’s representatives on the Joint Executive Council of GSU.

GSU servicing reps: Hugh Wagner (Regina), Dale Markling (Saskatoon)


Local 9 – Hi-Pro

Comprising members of GSU working in the bargaining unit of feed mill workers employed by Viterra/Hi-Pro in Chilliwack, British Columbia. One elected officer designated by the Local shall be the Local’s representative on the Joint Executive Council of GSU.

GSU servicing rep: Lawrence Maier


Local 13 – IATSE Local 295

Comprising members of GSU working in the bargaining unit of employees of IATSE Local 295 in Regina, Saskatchewan.

GSU servicing rep: Steve Torgerson


Local 14 – Richardson

Comprising members of GSU working in the bargaining unit of Country Operations and Maintenance employees of Richardson Pioneer or its successors in the province of Saskatchewan. The local shall be sub-divided into ten Sub-Locals as described in Appendix C of GSU’s constitution. The representatives elected by the Sub-Locals shall comprise the Board of Delegates of the Local and the two elected officers designated by the Board of Delegates shall be the Local’s representative on the Joint Executive Council of GSU.

GSU servicing reps:  Dale Markling (northwest), Lawrence Maier (northeast/southwest) or Steve Torgerson (southeast/southwest)


Local 15 – Agrium/Crop Production Services

Comprising members of GSU working in the bargaining unit(s) of Regina office employees, Ag Retail employees, Ag Research and development employees, Seed plant employees and Maintenance and Operations employees of Agrium Ltd./Crop Production Services or their successors in the province of Saskatchewan. The Local shall be divided into 22 Sub-Locals as described in Appendix D to GSU’s constitution. The representatives elected by the Sub-Locals shall comprise the Board of Delegates of the Local and the four elected officers designated by the Board of Delegates shall be the Local’s representative on the Joint Executive Council of GSU.

GSU servicing reps:  Dale Markling (northwest), Lawrence Maier (northeast/southwest) or Steve Torgerson (southeast/southwest)


Local 16 – Lake Country Co-operative

Comprising members of GSU working in the bargaining unit of employees of Lake Country Co-op.

GSU servicing rep: Dale Markling


Local 17 – Discovery Co-op

Comprising members of GSU working in the bargaining unit of employees of Battlefords and District Co-operative Limited

GSU servicing rep: Dale Markling


Local 18 – Lloydminster and District Co-operative Association

Comprising members of GSU working in the bargaining unit of employees of Lloydminster and District Co-operative Association.

GSU servicing rep: Dale Markling


Local 19 – Prairie Co-operative Ltd.

Comprising members of GSU working in the bargaining unit of employees of Prairie Co‑operative Ltd.

GSU servicing rep: Steve Torgerson


Local 20 – CHS Canada LP

Comprising members of GSU working in the bargaining unit of CHS Canada (Edenwold)

GSU servicing rep: Steve Torgerson

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