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Michif Child and Family Services - Locals 384, 385,422 - Bargaining Brief
Updated: May 24, 2023
Approx. Number of Members: 115
Current Contract Expires: January 31, 2021
MGEU Staff Negotiator: Angela Bouchard
Elected Bargaining Committee Members: Daphne Kopecky Teenie Strand Michelle Huskilson
LATEST BARGAINING NEWS
The Michif Child and Family Services - Locals 384, 385,422 Bargaining Committee met with the employer on February 23 and 27, 2023 and continues to work through non-monetary proposals like contract language and working conditions
Further meeting dates have been scheduled March 9, April 5 and 14,
May 8 and 9, and June 1, 2023.
Once non-monetary discussions have been concluded, the two sides will move onto monetary proposals, including wages and benefits.
Overview of Bargaining So Far
Members of Michif Child and Family Services - Locals 384, 385,422 had an opportunity to put forward their ideas and proposals for improving their collective agreement at a meeting on January 10, 2022 (Local 385) in The Pas. The January 13, 2022 (Local 384) Local meeting in Dauphin was postponed to February 17, 2022. The members of Local 422 from Brandon, Portage and area met on Zoom on January 13, 2022.
Local 384 met again to discuss proposals on
Thursday, April 7, 2022.
After a number of proposal meetings in the winter and spring of 2022, plans were made to negotiate the Métis, Michif, and Métis Authority contracts together. However, there were no elected activists from Métis CFS, which delayed the start of negotiations.
In late May 2022, a new Métis CFS executive was elected. The combined Michif CFS - Locals 384, 385,422, Métis CFS - Local 383, Métis CFS Authority - Local 394 Bargaining Committee is now
finalizing the proposal package to present to the employers.
The Michif Child and Family Services - Locals 384, 385,422 Bargaining Committee met on Tuesday, November 22, 2022 to review bargaining
proposals submitted by members and met again on
Monday, December 12, 2022 to finalize the proposal package.
The Michif Child and Family Services - Locals 384, 385,422 Bargaining Committee met with the employer on January 19, 2023 to exchange non-monetary bargaining proposals, which includes things like working conditions and contract language.