Disappointed the Unifor 594 bargaining committee refused to take its offer from to members.
Federated Co-operatives unable to accept all the terms, tabled another offer that Unifor says includes “new, aggressive concessions.”
Measures in place and in continuous communication at the national and plant levels.
Vince Ready, who has worked in labour relations for more than five decades, will try to break the deadlock between the company and Unifor.
Saskatchewan premier says the illegal blockade is restricting the flow of fuel to communities across the province.
Federated Co-operatives says in a statement that it’s still confident there’s a path to a deal.
Court found Unifor disobeyed interim injunction limiting time members can hold up traffic going in and out of the Co-op refinery.
Union’s tactic is an attempt to force the company back to the bargaining table.
Vote follows mandatory mediation; Unifor says the company was continuing to demand pension “rollbacks” and other concessions.
Furloughs affect Unifor members who are not on strike but who work at CN’s Halifax facility.
Agreements provide for improved severance packages for employees compared with the legislated minimum requirements.
Flex SUV will end in November, followed by Lincoln MKT crossover at an unspecified date.
The company called the roughly 2,000 temporarily laid-off workers at Oshawa back Friday to restart production.
Tentative deals ends a 17-day strike which saw employees from SaskPower, SaskEnergy and SaskTel on picket lines.
Unifor president Jerry Dias believes the automaker can run the plant through to the end of October.