Red River College - Local 73 and Assiniboine College - Local 71 - Bargaining Brief
Updated: Jul 25, 2022
Approx. Number of Members: 1,500
Current Contract Expires: June 18, 2021
MGEU Staff Negotiator: Marc Payette
Elected Bargaining Committee Members: Mitchell Hengen, ACC Kimberly Lynn, ACC Matt Fontaine, RRC Jody Gillis, RRC Wade Parke, RRC
LATEST BARGAINING NEWS
To date, the Colleges Bargaining Committee and the employer have been primarily discussing non-monetary issues like contract language and working conditions. Bargaining is scheduled to resume on September 21, 2022, with a focus on monetary proposals, like wages and benefits.
Overview of Bargaining So FarDue to the pandemic, members of Red River College - Local 73 had an opportunity to put forward ideas and proposals for improving their collective agreement through online bargaining proposals and online proposal meetings in early 2021.
Red River College - Local 73 members once again had an opportunity to put foward their ideas and proposals for improving their collective agreements at a virtual proposals meeting scheduled for Monday, October 4, 2021.
The Bargaining Committee then pulled together these proposals, along with those collected in early 2021, into a package to present to the employer.
The Red River/Assiniboine College - Local 73 and 71 Bargaining Committee and the employer exchanged proposal packages on October 26, 2021. Negotiations continued on November 17 and December 1 and 15, 2021, and January 26 and February 9, 2022.
The Committee met with Red River College management only on February 9, 23, and March 23, 2022 and with ACC management only on March 9, 2022. Joint meetings resumed biweekly on April 6, 2022.