This past week (January 30-February 2nd), our bargaining team met with
During the session, our team presented management with petitions containing just under 6,000 signatures from
Management has proposed a number of changes to our contract, including a reduction of notice of shift change from 7 days to 48 hours, to put language in the contract that would state that employees would only get 7.5 hours when “H”d on a Designated Paid Holiday. Management also insisted on language that would give managers the power to ask employees to provide “satisfactory verification”, “as determined by the Employer”, when employees ask for any kind of leave. Our team rejected these management proposals.
We are back at the bargaining table later this month. We’ll be sure to update as things progress. If you have any questions, follow up with your Shop Steward or a member of our Bargaining Team.