Knowles Centre - Local 172 - Bargaining Brief
Updated: Jan 21, 2020
Approx. Number of Members: 75
Current Contract Expires: October 31, 2017
MGEU Staff Negotiator: Brenda-Lee Johnstone
Elected Bargaining Committee Members: Randy Carr Marilyn Penner
LATEST BARGAINING NEWS
The Knowles Centre - Local 172 Bargaining Committee has reached an impasse in negotiations with the employer regarding monetary items, including wages and benefits.
As a result, the Committee recently requested the aid of a third-party Conciliation Officer to assist
in bringing your Bargaining Committee and the employer closer toward an
agreement. Negotiations with the aid of the conciliator began in September. Stay tuned for when further negotiations are scheduled.
Overview of Bargaining So Far
Members of Knowles Centre - Local 172 had the opportunity to put forward their ideas and proposals for improving their collective agreement at a meeting held on November 8, 2018. The Bargaining Committee then worked to pull together these proposals in to a package to present to the employer.
The Knowles Centre - Local 172 Bargaining Committee began negotiations with the employer on February 22, 2018. Bargaining continued on May 24 and 31, June 21, July 25, August 22 and September 20, 2018.