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 - 1:26pm

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 - 7:15am

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 - 8:24am Updated: December 13, 2016 - 8:30am

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 new contract

Saskatoon transit disruptions Wednesday by union job action

By 650 CKOM November 30, 2016 - 6:59am Updated: November 30, 2016 - 7:00am

The ongoing contract dispute between the city of Saskatoon and the Amalgamated Transit Union is resulting in more transit disruptions Wednesday

This includes two regular...

Saskatoon Transit service was disrupted Friday 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 18, 2016 - 3:45pm

The City of Saskatoon reported Friday that several bus routes had to be cancelled or delayed due to a continuing 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 - 9:27am

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...

City, union to keep talking in wake of strike notice

By 650 CKOM September 19, 2016 - 6:40am Updated: September 19, 2016 - 6:45am

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 48-hour strike notice...

Canada Post strike may not have as big of an effect

By Lisa Schick July 3, 2016 - 12:16pm Updated: July 4, 2016 - 9:00am

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

Canada Post file photo

Sask. government prepares for possible mail strike

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

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 workforce

By Michael Joel-Hansen June 24, 2016 - 5:05pm Updated: June 27, 2016 - 9:30am

The Regina Work Preparation Centre marked the opening of its improved office Friday. 

Located at at 2020 Halifax St., the not-for-profit organization helps people who...

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 - 12:12pm

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 15, 2016 - 3:43pm

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...