Seine River School Division - Educational Assistants - Local 145 - Bargaining Brief
Updated: Jan 30, 2023
Approx. Number of Members: 156
Current Contract Expires: June 30, 2021
MGEU Staff Negotiator: David Singleton
Elected Bargaining Committee Members: Barb Unrau, Christine Francey, Gail Kehler
LATEST BARGAINING NEWS
The Seine River School Division EA’s - Local 145 Bargaining Committee exchanged proposals with the employer on January 5 and 6, 2023. The two sides also held productive discussions on non-monetary proposals such as contract language and working conditions.
The Bargaining Committee and employer met again on Monday, January 16, when they began monetary discussions, including wages. These discussions are scheduled to resume on Monday, February 13, 2023.
Overview of Bargaining So Far
Members of Seine River School Division - Educational Assistants - Local 145 had an opportunity to put forward their ideas and proposals for improving their collective agreement at a meeting in January 2022.
The Bargaining Committee then worked to pull together these proposals into a package to present to the employer and was preparing to begin negotiations in September, 2022. However, Local representatives received notice from the employer that they were not prepared to begin negotiations until after the municipal elections were complete in October, as members of their Bargaining Committee could change due to the election.