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 and maintenance) and Local 2 (Regina head office) met with representatives of Viterra to begin agreement renewal bargaining on Dec. 5, 6 and 7, 2018.

The bargaining began with an exchange of proposals to amend and renew the collective agreements between GSU and Viterra. Explanation and initial comments on the respective bargaining proposals followed. On Dec. 7 the GSU bargaining committee met with senior representatives of the Viterra’s HR department to receive a presentation on management’s proposals for amending the structure of the pay plan and salary grades. Viterra has not yet disclosed its proposals for general wage increases.

The bargaining proposals for GSU Locals 1 and 2 can be viewed and downloaded here.

Bargaining is scheduled to resume on Jan. 15, 16, and 17, 2019.

The GSU bargaining committee for Locals 1 and 2 is comprised of Jim Brown (Balgonie), Brett North (Moose Jaw), Travis Brewer (Saskatoon), Wilfred Harris (Carnduff), Sheila Tran (Regina head office), Howard Wilson (Regina head office), GSU staff rep Donna Driediger and general secretary Hugh Wagner.