Moose Jaw ratifies new deal with UNIFOR Transit employees

Jan 26, 2021 | 8:20am

The City of Moose Jaw says it has ratified a new deal with UNIFOR Transit workers in the city. In a news release, it says a tentative agreement was reached on December 20th, with UNIFOR members voting in favour on January 12th. Moose Jaw City Council then ratified the new deal at Monday’s City Council […]

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 […]

Co-op and Unifor Local 594 reach tentative agreement

Jun 18, 2020 | 10:23am

After 197 days, the lockout at the Co-Op refinery which was very nasty and divided a city and province appears to be over. Federated Co-Op and Unifor Local 594 have reached a tentative agreement with local 594 president Kevin Bittman saying a ratification vote will be held Monday. Bittman isn’t saying what the deal contains, […]

Premier Moe comments on Co-op refinery labour dispute as session resumes

Jun 16, 2020 | 9:54am

The sound of car horns could be heard from inside the Saskatchewan Legislature on Monday afternoon when MLAs began their three-week legislative session amid COVID-19. Unifor members were seen picketing outside of the building as the Co-op refinery labour dispute with Federated Co-op (FCL) continues. It has been over six months since workers were locked […]

Regina Police warning commuters of high traffic volumes in numerous areas Tuesday morning

Jun 9, 2020 | 7:25am

Update – Regina Police are warning motorists of high traffic volumes in multiple areas Tuesday morning. Police say expect delays on Ring Road between Albert Street North and McDonald Street along with the intersections of Winnipeg and 9th Ave, McDonald and 9th Ave and Fleet Street and Highway 46. Police did not say why delays […]

Meili pushes Premier Moe to end Co-op refinery lockout with binding arbitration

May 20, 2020 | 3:38pm

Ryan Meili, leader of the Saskatchewan NDP, has repeated his call to Premier Scott Moe to recall the legislature – this time to help end the labour dispute between Federated Co-op (FCL) and workers at the Co-op refinery in Regina. He feels the best route to a solution is by passing legislation to impose binding […]

Investigation deemed there was ‘no credibility’ from bomb threat against Unifor: RPS

May 19, 2020 | 5:17pm

The Regina Police Service has provided more details on a bomb threat letter against Unifor that was sent to Regina Mayor Michael Fougere and the provincial government back in February. The letter, which demanded an end to the blockades at the Co-op refinery in Regina, referenced that if police didn’t do anything, farmers would “take […]

Regina Police close off 9th Avenue North due to vehicles impeding traffic

May 11, 2020 | 10:40am

Regina Police say they have once again temporarily closed 9th Avenue North due to a large number of protest vehicles impeding traffic in the area. Police say there were also vehicles moving in a similar fashion on Ring Road in that area. This a-m, our traffic officers temporarily closed 9th Ave.N. due to a large […]