Local 18 (Lloydminster Co-op)
GSU's Local 18 bargaining committee reached a memorandum of settlement with their employer, and on June 5, Local 18 members' voted to accept the terms of the memorandum as the basis of their new four-year collective agreement.
If you have questions, comments or concerns, contact GSU staff representative Dale Markling at
On June 12 Local 4 members will vote on a Memorandum of Settlement was agreed to by both parties.
Because of the 24 hour a day operation requirements voting will be open from 10:00 m to 9:00 pm with meetings scheduled during this time for members to attend, ask questions and hear from their bargaining committee.
The results of the vote will be detailed in next week's TMM.
Bargaining Preparations Calendar
Bargaining Survey (June 3 to 30, 2019)
A GSU survey was emailed to all Local 15 (Nutrien) members with email addresses in the GSU database. The survey will remain open for responses until June 30. IF you did not receive a survey email please email firstname.lastname@example.org with your email address. Paper copies will also be distributed to work locations for members who prefer that method.
Workplace Visits (June 3 - 30, 2019)
GSU staff will visit Local 15 (Nutrien) locations in June. The main purpose of these visits is to start discussion about assembling bargaining proposals to present to Nutrien management when agreement renewal bargaining begins this Fall.
If you have any questions or concerns the location visits will provide an opportunity to chat with a GSU staff representative, you can also
contact your GSU representative
by phone or email if needed.
Local 15 Delegate Call (week of June 10, 2019)
In mid-June we will be requesting that GSU members in each Local 15 (Nutrien) Sub-Local nominate delegates to attend a GSU bargaining preparation meeting this autumn where the bargaining priorities identified by members will be consolidated into a set of proposals to present to Nutrien management.
This delegates meeting will be a large round-table discussion for members of Local 15 to hear what is happening in all corners of the province and share thoughts and ideas from their locations. In addition the delegates meeting delegates will elect a committee to conduct agreement renewal bargaining with Nutrien this Fall.
Talk to co-workers in your location and Sub-Local about bargaining proposals, what is important in your workplace, and who will attend the Local 15 (Nutrien) delegate meeting to share your thoughts and represent you this fall. Union leave with pay and expenses will be arranged for members who agree to serve as delegates and attend the autumn meeting.