Dakota Ojibway Child and Family Services - Locals 435-437 - Bargaining Brief
Updated: Sep 11, 2019
Approx. Number of Members: 42
Current Contract Expires: first contract
MGEU Staff Negotiator: Darlene Arnott
Elected Bargaining Committee Members: Debbie Harris; Kathryn Hockley; Avrim Sarbit
LATEST BARGAINING NEWSThe Dakota Ojibway Child and Family Services, Locals 435 - 437 Bargaining Committee reached a tentative agreement with the employer on August 27, 2019. Members will have the opportunity to vote on the offer at ratification meetings scheduled for the second and third week of September.
Overview of Bargaining So Far
The Dakota Ojibway Child and Family Services - Locals 435-437 Bargaining Committee began negotiations with the employer on July 18 and 20, and continued on August 1 and 29.
Further negotiations with the employer took place on Friday, September 15, and Tuesday, October 3 and Tuesday, October 10, and November
7, 22, and 28, 2017.
The Bargaining Committee resumed negotiations with the employer on March
6 and 19, 2018. Bargaining continued April 13 and 24, July 16 and 31, August 20 and September 5 and 10, 2018.
The Committee applied for a third-party conciliator to assist with negotiations in the fall.
The Dakota Ojibway Child and Family Services - Locals 435-437 Bargaining Committee met on Tuesday, October 30 to discuss strategy.
The Committee resumed bargaining with the employer with the aid of a conciliator on Friday, February 22, 2019, and continued on Monday, March 18, 2019.