Labour News

A spokesperson for the Co-op Refinery confirmed that Unifor 594, the union representing Co-op employees, reached out to a provincial mediator on March 28, 2017, in hopes of re-opening talks.

Refinery workers' union asks to resume talks

By 980 CJME March 29, 2017 - 1:26pm Updated: March 29, 2017 - 1:30pm

No one’s calling it a glimmer of hope, but talks could resume between the Co-op Refinery and the union representing its employees.

The two sides were in talks until Co-...

A union representing some 7,000 of Saskatchewan's education workers is voicing concerns as the province mulls amalgamating public school boards.

Proposed school board changes worry education workers' union

By Erin McNutt January 25, 2017 - 7:03am Updated: January 25, 2017 - 7:03am

The Canadian Union of Public Employees is concerned the provincial government is moving too fast with plans to change education.  An advisory panel of six people was appointed...

Members of the union that represents Saskatoon's transit workers will vote Tuesday on a deal that could bring a years-long labour dispute to an end.

Saskatoon transit workers vote on city offer today

By 650 CKOM December 13, 2016 - 8:23am Updated: December 13, 2016 - 8:24am

After four years without a contract, Saskatoon's transit workers are set to vote Tuesday on a deal offered by the city.   Members of Amalgamated Transit Union Local 615 will...

Transit disruptions continue Wednesday as city and union butt heads over a new contract.

Union job action causes Saskatoon Transit disruptions Wednesday

By 650 CKOM November 30, 2016 - 6:59am Updated: November 30, 2016 - 11:38am

The ongoing contract dispute between the City of Saskatoon and the Amalgamated Transit Union is resulting in more service disruptions Wednesday.

The following will be...

Saskatoon Transit service was disrupted Saturday as a dispute between the city and the union representing transit workers continued.

Bus route disruptions continue in Saskatoon

By 650 CKOM November 18, 2016 - 3:38pm Updated: November 19, 2016 - 3:37pm

The City of Saskatoon reported Saturday bus routes are continuing to be cancelled or delayed due to a labour dispute with the union representing transit workers.


Larry Hubich re-elected as Sask. Federation of Labour president

By 980 CJME October 30, 2016 - 8:47am Updated: October 30, 2016 - 9:33am

After 14 years as president of the Saskatchewan Federation of Labour, Larry Hubich was re-elected to serve his eighth consecutive term.

“I am proud of what we've...

The city and the union representing transit workers are set to continue contract talks on Monday.

City, transit union to keep talking in wake of strike notice

By 650 CKOM September 19, 2016 - 6:40am Updated: September 20, 2016 - 6:51am

Talks between the city and the union representing its transit workers are set to resume on Monday.   The Amalgamated Transit Union (ATU) Local 615 issued a 48-hour strike...

Canada Post strike may not have as big of an effect

By Lisa Schick July 3, 2016 - 12:16pm Updated: July 3, 2016 - 12:30pm

Mail will still be delivered on Monday, but the threat of a strike or lock-out still looms as negotiations between Canada Post and its workers' union continue. However, job...

Canada Post file photo

How the province is readying for possible mail strike

By 980 CJME June 30, 2016 - 10:01am Updated: June 30, 2016 - 10:51am

The Saskatchewan government is preparing for the possibility of a Canada Post strike beginning on Saturday.

The Ministry of Social Services has a plan in place to make...

Cris Bailey executive director of Regina Work Preparation Centre.

Regina work preparation centre changing with the times and the workforce

By Michael Joel-Hansen June 24, 2016 - 5:05pm Updated: June 24, 2016 - 5:15pm

The Regina Work Preparation Centre marked the opening of its improved office at 2020 Halifax Street on Friday. 

The not-for-profit organization which is supported by...

Workers striking outside the Best Western Seven Oaks Inn. Dec. 28, 2015

Owner credits labour board for bringing Regina hotel strike to an end

By 980 CJME May 16, 2016 - 12:12pm Updated: May 16, 2016 - 12:15pm

Work is already underway to integrate employees back into the rotation at the Best Western Seven Oaks on Albert Street after a five-month strike came to an end.


Workers striking outside the Best Western Seven Oaks Inn. Dec 28 2015

5-month long strike at Regina hotel over

By Lisa Schick May 14, 2016 - 2:25pm Updated: May 14, 2016 - 2:30pm

After almost five months picketing, retracing their steps back and forth along the sidewalks around the Best Western Seven Oaks on Albert Street, workers are going back on the...