Scott Doherty

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 not sold on Premier Moe’s special mediator offer

Feb 3, 2020 | 4:02pm

Unifor executive assistant and lead negotiator Scott Doherty was not impressed that he learned about Premier Scott Moe’s offer of a special mediator through Twitter. Doherty felt he and his team should have sat down for a meeting or had a consultation before the premier made the announcement on Monday morning. He told picketers, supporters […]

Unifor 594 continues message of solidarity ahead of potential bargaining talks with Co-op

Jan 7, 2020 | 2:20pm

Solidarity and unity were the words used frequently during a Unifor rally Tuesday afternoon outside of the Co-op refinery. Members of Unifor Local 594 and supporters chanted and listened to words of support on a bitterly cold Regina afternoon on Day 34 of the lockout. During his speech, president of Local 594 Kevin Bittman said […]

Unifor, trucking companies discuss alleged incidents of sabotage amidst Co-op Refinery lockout

Jan 2, 2020 | 12:22pm

Trucking companies hauling products from the Co-op refinery are concerned with the string of harassment and intimidation they have experienced during the strike between Federated Co-op and Unifor. Truckers have come forward with experiences involving anything from picketers intimidating drivers and using derogatory language to slashing airbags and tires. Nick Johnson, driver manager for C.S. […]

Unifor members continue protests outside of Co-op Refinery Complex

Dec 6, 2019 | 2:40pm

A lockout at the Co-op Refinery Complex continued Friday with Unifor local 594 members gathered outside every gate to fight for a better deal. Co-op offered the workers 11.75% over the next four years, as well as the option to switch to a defined contribution pension. 594 President Kevin Bittman said that’s only one half […]