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Saskatoon Co-op Board impelled to intervene on behalf of Co-op Refinery workers

Co-op Refinery workers have been locked out by management since December 5, 2019.

SASKATOON—Co-op Members for Fairness (CM4F) has urged the Saskatoon Co-op to intervene in the lockout of the workers at the Co-op Refinery, represented by Unifor 594. In a letter sent to the Saskatoon Co-operative Association Board of Directors on Friday, CM4F expressed its support for the locked-out Refinery workers and petitioned the Board to exert […]

Saskatoon Group demands resignation of Co-op Board

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At the upcoming meeting of the Saskatoon Co-op Board of Directors on Monday August 12, the directors will be discussing a letter written by a member of the Co-op Members for Fairness (CM4F) group, Tim Quigley. In the letter, Mr. Quigley calls for the resignation of all the directors, other than the two CM4F newly elected board members, because of their “shocking disdain for democracy, the membership, and Co-op workers.”

The end of the 2018-19 Co-op strike: where do we go from here?

Co-op Rally Collage (credit: UFCW 1400)

The end of the five-and-a-half-month strike at Co-op— ultimately resulting in the introduction of a modified two-tier wage structure— should leave members concerned about working conditions at the cooperative with many questions.