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.

Local 1 & 2 (Viterra): Feb. 2 update on 4.5% Increase and Retro Pay

  Source: GSU bargaining committee update #43 – Feb. 2, 2024 Some members of Local 1 and 2 have been examining their pay stubs and noticing that there are problems with the 4.5% increase they were expecting to receive. This … Continue reading

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

MEDIA RELEASE – GSU Local 1, 2 (Viterra) members vote, accept Company’s Jan. 4 offer

Members Approve Company’s Final Offer, Paving the Way for Collective Agreement Changes with Viterra JANUARY 19, 2024, REGINA, SK–This morning, elected officers tallied the results of the recent ratification vote on the Jan. 4, 2024 final offer of Viterra Canada. … Continue reading

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

BARGAINING: GSU Locals 1, 2 (Viterra): No resolution reached at Aug. 31 bargaining session

GSU bargaining committee members are Local 1 – Jim Brown (Balgonie), Wilfred Harris (Carnduff), Shannon Antonenko (Lloydminster), David Barrett (Gull Lake), Travis Brewer (Saskatoon), Broc Goodwin (Moose Jaw) and Dale Lysitza (Lloydminster); Local 2 – Sheila Tran, Howard Wilson and … Continue reading

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

Local 1 and 2 (Viterra) members fought for – and won – their 2022 Short Term Incentive Plan (STIP) bonus

On March 15, 2023, Viterra announced that the annual bonus paid to their employees would be paid to everyone except Local 1 and 2 members. Their excuse? The union wouldn’t agree to the company’s pay system. Let’s not kid ourselves. … Continue reading

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

Hey GSU Local 2 (Viterra Head Office) members! Your executive committee is giving away Rider tickets to this Friday’s home game

Your GSU Local 2 executive has fired up their football ticket giveaways for the 2023 Saskatchewan Roughrider season. The current ticket contest runs until 3:00 PM on June 15, giving Local 2 members a chance to win tickets to the … Continue reading

Local 02 - Viterra Head Office

WE’RE WORKING ON IT: STIP update – Here’s what has taken place since the STIP was withheld by Viterra in March

Here’s what has taken place since the STIP was withheld by Viterra in March Tuesday Members’ Memo – May 9, 2023 In March 2023, Viterra announced the Short Term Incentive Plan (STIP) for 2022 would be paid to eligible members … Continue reading

Local 01 - Viterra Ops & Maintenance, Local 02 - Viterra Head Office, We're working on it

It was a heavy bargaining week at GSU with Locals 1 & 2 (Viterra) and Local 17 (Discovery Co-op) both meeting their management counterparts

The GSU Local 1 (Viterra Operations & Maintenance) and Local 2 (Viterra Head Office) bargaining committees were in Regina Dec. 14 and 15 for their scheduled third session of in-person negotiations with company representatives. GSU’s Local 17 (Discovery Co-op) committee … Continue reading

Local 01 - Viterra Ops & Maintenance, Local 02 - Viterra Head Office, Local 17 - Co-op Battlefords

Local 1 and 2 (Viterra) members can expect to receive a bargaining survey, soon

The current Local 1 (Operations/Maintenance) and Local 2 (Head Office) collective agreements with Viterra are set to expire Oct. 31. That means GSU members in these locals can anticipate our requests for input to help prepare for the upcoming negotiating … Continue reading

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

Modest increases to Viterra salary ranges

As a result of a market review and a letter of understanding between the company and GSU, the minimums and maximums of most Viterra in-scope salary ranges will rise effective Jan. 1, 2022. According to GSU general secretary Hugh Wagner, … Continue reading

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

Employer replies to GSU on 2022 wage increases

  Tuesday Members’ Memo – Nov. 23, 2021 A senior manager with Nutrien Ltd. has replied to GSU’s proposal of employee wage increases in 2022 that reflect the rising cost of living in Canada. On Nov. 26, Mr. Michael Webb, … Continue reading

Local 01 - Viterra Ops & Maintenance, Local 02 - Viterra Head Office, Local 15 - Nutrien

Understanding aggregate salary increases at Viterra and Nutrien

By GSU general secretary Hugh Wagner Around this time each year, GSU receives numerous contacts from union members working for Nutrien and Viterra complaining that they received a salary increase that is lower than the X percent aggregate salary increase referred to … Continue reading

Local 01 - Viterra Ops & Maintenance, Local 02 - Viterra Head Office, Local 15 - CPS|Agrium

Local 1 (Viterra) delegates, Local 2 (Viterra Office) executive members meet, approve salary schedule changes, and elect officers

GSU Local 1 (Viterra Operations/Maintenance) delegates and the Local 2 (Viterra head office) executive committee members have agreed to a proposal from Viterra management to make modest increases to most of the minimums and maximums of the salary structures in the collective agreements … Continue reading

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

GSU Locals 1 and 2 begin agreement renewal bargaining with Viterra [view bargaining proposals here]

View and download a copy of the union’s bargaining proposals here: GSU Local 1 (Viterra Country Ops and Maintenance) and Local 2 (Viterra Head Office) bargaining proposals [Dec. 5, 2018] GSU’s bargaining committee representing members of Local 1 (country operations … Continue reading

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

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

Local 01 - Viterra Ops & Maintenance, Local 02 - Viterra Head Office, Local 14 - Richardson Pioneer

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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