On May 10, the bargaining committee of GSU Local 7’s Heather MacKay, Larry Worobetz, and lead negotiator/staff rep Donna Driediger reached a tentative agreement renewal bargaining settlement with Heartland Livestock Services. The tentative settlement is subject to a membership vote.
A memorandum of agreement is being prepared and the settlement details will be provided to Local 7 members before they vote whether to approve or reject the tentative settlement.
The bargaining committee will be recommending members vote to approve the settlement which, among other things, provides for a two-year agreement with the equivalent of 2.5 percent wage increases to payroll in each year – including retroactivity in the first year to January 1, 2018.
Local 7 members are urged to watch their email for details about the settlement and ratification vote.