Local 15 (Nutrien) settlement vote ballots due at GSU Regina office by noon Nov. 2

Tuesday Members’ Memo – Oct. 27

GSU bargaining committee members will be in Regina to scrutinize the count when the ballot envelopes are opened on the afternoon of Nov. 2.

Nutrien members will be advised of the results when the count is completed. Results will also be posted on GSU’s web page at gsu.ca

Local 15 (Nutrien) ratification vote is underway

Tuesday Members’ Memo – Oct. 13

After meeting with Nutrien management for a total of 11 days spanning from Dec. 13, 2019 to Oct. 1, 2020, our GSU Local 15 (Nutrien) bargaining committee reached a tentative settlement. The settlement is subject to approval by the members and GSU’s bargaining committee is recommending acceptance.   

As is the case with most things in 2020, COVID-19 health guidelines are playing a role in how ratification of the settlement is being conducted. Our usual format of in-person ratification meetings for members was replaced with video conference meetings, and the memorandum of settlement vote is being conducted by postal ballot to help members participate safely. Information packages were sent to bargaining unit members on Oct. 13 to ensure everyone has a printed copy of the committee’s bargaining report, memorandum of settlement, and a mail-in ballot.

Local 15 members who have not received their bargaining package should contact the GSU office.

The deadline for receipt of ballots at the GSU Regina office is 12:00 noon on Monday, Nov. 2.

GSU bargaining committee members will be in attendance to scrutinize the count. Nutrien members will be advised of the results when the count is completed. 

GSU bargaining committee members are Local 15 president Brian Cowan, Lynn Shaw, Curtis Cousins, Steve Torgerson (GSU staff), and Dale Markling (GSU staff/committee spokesperson) .