Jerry Dias

More charges for previously-charged Unifor members

Aug 31, 2020 | 4:13pm

Several Unifor members are facing additional charges in relation to the lockout that ended in June. 13 union members, including national president Jerry Dias and his assistant Scott Doherty, are facing mischief charges, but are now also facing obstructing police related charges. While the Crown prosecutor says a trial on the mischief and obstruction charges […]

Unifor holding car rally on Wednesday for locked out Co-op Refinery workers

Apr 29, 2020 | 8:18am

Unifor says they will be holding a car rally on Wednesday for locked out workers of the Co-op Refinery Complex. The union says its intentions are to pressure the province for a legislated solution to the lockout. The lockout is now in its 146th day, after no resolution following special mediator Vince Ready stepping in […]

Lockout at Co-Op Refinery could be coming to an end

Mar 20, 2020 | 1:23pm

The union representing locked-out employees at the Co-Op refinery says the contentious three-and-a-half month lockout will end soon if Federated Co-Op accepts the recommendations made by special mediator Vince Ready. “To be clear, our committee is not thrilled with the final report and the significant changes that are recommended,” said Jerry Dias, Unifor National President. […]

First court appearance for Unifor members charged ends in adjournment

Feb 26, 2020 | 12:11pm

14 Unifor protesters arrested at the Co-Op refinery during the lockout in January including president Jerry Dias have had their matter adjourned to March 30. All had an appearance in Regina provincial court Wednesday morning. They are all charged with mischief under $5,000 The lawyer for the group asked for an adjournment so that 13 […]

Unifor national president outraged by measures taken by Regina Police around refinery

Feb 7, 2020 | 6:20pm

Jerry Dias is not happy with the decision by the Regina Police Service to block access for Unifor members to reach picket locations at certain areas around the Co-op refinery in Regina. On Friday afternoon outside Hotel Saskatchewan in downtown Regina, Unifor’s national president went on to say it’s a violation of their members’ Charter […]

Unifor says four more arrested at Co-op Refinery Tuesday night

Feb 5, 2020 | 6:23am

Unifor says it is disappointed that four more members were arrested Tuesday night while peacefully picketing at the Co-op Refinery Complex. Unifor is disappointed at the arrest of four @Unifor594 members while peacefully picketing at one of the @CoopRefinery gates last night by @reginapolice while we continue discussions on the mediation process proposed by @PremierScottMoe […]