For Immediate Release: Refinery workers frustrated no fair deal reached after mediation breakdown
November 12, 2019
““We are disappointed Federated Co-operatives Limited (FCL) continues to come to the bargaining table demanding roll backsin our pensions and other concessions, despite the fact that this employer continues to rake in billions of dollars in profits,” said Kevin Bittman, President of Unifor 594 which represents refinery workers. “”
Unifor 594: Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
November 7, 2019
“”Since 2016 began, the Co-op Refinery has made close to $3 billion in profit. That accounts for 86% of FCL’s net profits. And its all thanks to our labour. But the Company keeps moving the goal post on what defines tough times.” “Read More.
For Immediate Release: Unifor 594 responds to work camp construction at Co-op Refinery
October 15, 2019
” “They didn’t need time to consult “decision makers”, just time to erect fences and bring in trailers for scabs.” ” — Kevin BittmanRead More.
Co-op Refinery workers reach bargaining impasse
September 27, 2019
“”It’s only reasonable that a company making billion-dollar profits puts a deal on the table that properly addresses the needs of their workers,” said Scott Doherty, Assistant to the Unifor National President.””Read More