All members can influence their own collective agreement during the bargaining process, and it is the responsibility of each member to know and understand their own collective agreement. If you have any questions or need help understanding your agreement, please contact your steward or a member of your bargaining committee. Subscribe to our Uniforum e-newsletter. Unifor says the new deal involves a net increase beyond the province`s initial five per cent cap. The union, which represents nearly 1,700 SaskPower employees, has reached a new collective agreement with the company. Members of Unifor Local 112 at the Hilton Garden Inn Toronto-Mississauga have ratified their first collective agreement after weeks of intense work. SaskPower will work with the IBEW to implement the revised terms and conditions as soon as possible. A collective agreement, also known as a collective agreement or contract, is a legally binding written contract that is entered into through the bargaining process between the union and the employer. The collective agreement regulates, among other things, the employee`s salary, hours of work, and conditions of work and employment.
This written agreement between the union and the employer is valid for a certain period of time, defines the rights of employees and the procedures for resolving disputes or dealing with problems that arise during the term of the agreement. Unifor says the new deal includes a net increase above the five per cent cap originally offered by the province. The province reached interim agreements with the Crowns on October 20 after a 17-day labour dispute. The unions voted on 28 September. October for the ratification of the agreements and concluded the agreement on Thursday. „We are very pleased that unifor staff voted to ratify their respective agreements,“ Finance Minister Donna Harpauer said in a news release. „We believe that agreements are fair and equitable and provide long-term stability for employees and Crown corporations and organizations. Many thanks to the management and union bargaining teams for their hard work and dedication throughout the process. A 12-month extension agreement, which entered into force from January 1, 2012 to December 31, 2012, was concluded in August 2012 in the negotiation phase. Duration of negotiations – 3 months.
SecurTek and DirectWest, two subsidiaries of SaskTel, signed their own contracts at the end of October. SaskEnergy, SaskWater and SaskPower agreed to a six-year agreement with a seven per cent increase as follows: In November 2017, the union rejected an offer by SaskPower to cut wages by 3.5 per cent and freeze wages for three years. The cuts were announced by then Treasury Secretary Kevin Doherty to balance the provincial budget. REGINA — Unifor employees of SaskTel, SaskEnergy, SaskPower, SaskWater and the Water Safety Agency have signed new collective agreements with the province. Members of Local 2067 (IBEW) of SaskPower`s International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers have ratified a new collective agreement with the company. The union, which represents 1,686 SaskPower workers, confirmed the results of the ratification on February 12, 2020. The Collective Bargaining Committee was also able to secure increases in employment bonuses, including for people in temporary training places. The agreement also contains new provisions on leave in the event of the illness of an immediate family member. The agreement provides for a 7 percent wage increase over the past six years, with a two percent increase over the past three years. The province agreed on the crowns on Oct. 20 after a 17-day labour dispute. Unions voted to ratify the agreements on October 28 and adopted the agreement on Thursday.
The ratified agreement provides for the following economic adjustments for the six-year period from 1 January 2017 to 31 December 2022: 0, 0, 1, 2, 2 and 2%. „Despite this administration`s anti-union campaigns, the bargaining committee has worked hard and reached an agreement that will generate significant profits,“ said Joy Warnock, director of Western University. Stay up to date on what`s happening at Unifor and how the union is improving the lives of all workers in Canada. UNIFOR employees from SaskTel, SaskEnergy, SaskPower, SaskWater and the Water Safety Agency have entered into new collective agreements with the province. The 1,686 members of Local 2067 of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) voted to ratify the treaty. SaskTel employees will receive a five per cent increase within five years as follows: All EMS members are subject to a collective agreement (CBA) that defines their relationship with the employer. .